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For Immediate Release

January 17, 2013

Contact:
Barbara C. Worth
Director of Strategic & Private Development
Phone: +1 480.285.9002


CEFPI to Host School Security Summit

Washington, DC — In light of the recent focus on school security issues following the tragic events in Newtown, CT, and in an effort to help the school community understand the key issues of school security as it relates to the built environment, the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) will convene a School Security Summit on February 6, 2013, in Washington, DC.

CEFPI will bring the stakeholders together, including educators, administrators, government agencies, elected officials, NGO's and security experts with the goal of creating a best practices document addressing school security as it relates to the planning, design and operational protocol of the physical environment. Thoughtful planning and design can support safer school objectives on existing campuses as well as new K-12 construction.

CEFPI members are the front-line decision makers regarding the built environment, advocating the modernization of school facilities to support 21st century learning. CEFPI embraces a diverse group of professionals with one single goal – building healthy, safe, high performance and sustainable learning environments that enhance student and teacher performance and support culture and community vitality.

The Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) is the only professional organization whose principal purpose is improving the places where children learn. CEFPI embraces a diverse group of professionals with one single goal – building healthy, safe, high performance and sustainable learning environments that enhance student and teacher performance and support culture and community vitality.


 

 

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