Superintendent to speak at violence-prevention program on September 22
At an upcoming forum, Community Consolidated School District 89 Superintendent Dr. Emily Tammaru and four other local superintendents will share information about the proactive ways school districts try to prevent violence.
The League of Women Voters will host “Preventing Gun Violence Through A Community of Care” at 7 p.m., on Thursday, September 22, at Hadley Junior High, 240 Hawthorne Boulevard, Glen Ellyn. The presentation is free and open to the community. Reservations are not required.
The program will begin with a presentation from social workers about how schools work to prevent violence in the community.
Superintendents from five districts will then talk about the mental health and security strategies schools use. In addition to Tammaru, Glen Ellyn District 41 Superintendent Dr. Melissa Kaczkowski, Glenbard Township District 87 Superintendent Dr. David Larson, Downers Grove Grade School District 58 Superintendent Dr. Kevin Russell, and Community High School District 99 Superintendent Dr. Henry Thiele will also be speaking.
After the presentation, there will be time for questions from the audience.