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Sandy Hook mom speaks at Valley View

10/12/2017, 9:44 a.m.
Valley View School District held their School Safety Conference in September at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. Michelle Gay, the mother ...
Valley View School District held their School Safety Conference in September at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. Michelle Gay, the mother of one of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown CT was the keynote speaker. VVSD

Valley View School District held their School Safety Conference in September at the Bolingbrook Golf Club. Michelle Gay, the mother of one of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting in Newtown CT was the keynote speaker.

Mrs. Gay travels across the country sharing her message of inspiration, recovery, and school safety education and advocacy. She conducts school safety workshops and seminars, presenting Safe and Sound’s Schools safety model and resources, and facilitating school safety development in communities across the country.

Highlighting the afternoon session was Dr. Stephen Sroka, who speaks around the world about how every individual can take the Power of One and turn it into the Power of Many to make our schools, communities, and lives better.

Over 100 first responders and education professionals attended the conference and heard presentations on topics ranging from Best Practices for First Responders, to Active Shooter Preparedness, to Bullying Prevention.