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Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar a Success
On February 13-14, 2013, sixty-two participants from 28 SBCTC colleges attended a day and a half training seminar at Renton Technical College. This seminar was designed to help participants understand each aspect of the federal Clery compliance and to learn about new reporting requirements. At the conclusion of this interactive, multidisciplinary training, participants were equipped with the tools necessary to address all federal reporting requirements.
Ninety-five percent of participants indicated they benefited from the seminar and would immediately use the information provided. Several members of the Security, Safety and Emergency Management Council (SSEM) attended the seminar and requested the training be offered again next year. The Clery Center has agreed to offer a workshop again in 2014.
College Disaster Recovery Workshop Well Received by Local Emergency Management Staff
Thirty-two participants from SBCTC colleges along with local emergency management agency staff attended a day long College Disaster Recovery Workshop offered by the Center in collaboration with the Washington State Emergency Management Division of the Military Department. This workshop focused on long term recovery issues for colleges and provided attendees with a guidance manual to develop plans table top exercises for their colleges. One hundred percent of the participants indicated they would immediately utilize the content in their work. The Center is working with colleges to schedule three additional workshops around the state.
Center of Excellence Homeland Security, Pierce College, 9401 Farwest Drive S.W., Lakewood, WA 98498-1999