Hearing on School Safety – Part 1

School Safety Hearing

Senate Education
and Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness

February 13, 2013
9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Hearing Room #1/North Office Building

Please click on links to view testimony in PDF format

9:00 a.m. to 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sen. Lisa Baker, Chair, Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee
Sen. Mike Folmer, Chair, Senate Education Committee
Sen. Joe Scarnati, Senate President Pro Tempore
9:10 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Supt. Mike Strutt, Butler Area SD
Supt. Timothy Deluccia, DuBois Area SD
Supt. Mike Silsby, Wallenpaupack Area SD
Joseph DeLucca, Director of Federal, State and Non-public Programs, Luzerne Intermediate Unit, Luzerne County Safe Schools Committee
9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Secretary Ronald Tomalis, PA Department of Education
Michael Kozup, Safe Schools Office, PA Department of Education
9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Donald W. Smith, Jr., Emergency Planning and Response Management Coordinator, Center for Safe Schools
10:00 am to 10:20 a.m. Director Glenn Cannon, PA Emergency Management Agency
Colonel Frank Noonan, Commissioner, PA State Police
Lt. Colonel George Bivens, PA State Police
10:20 am to 10:40 a.m. Chief Robert Martin, Susquehanna Twp. Police Dept., Past President, Chiefs of Police Association
Sheriff Phil Bueki, Pike County, and Past President, PA Sheriffs Association
Police Officer John Bruner, South Strabane Township, Washington County
10:40 am to 11:00 a.m. Michael J. Crossey, President, PA State Education Association
Joseph M. Zupancic, Canon-McMillan School Board of Directors, PA School Boards Association