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Technology Webinar: TN School Safety Grants and Student Mental Health
Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT
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Technology Webinar: TN School Safety Grants and Student Mental Health

Learn how to apply to the new Tennessee non-public school security grant program in order to improve your school's suicide and violence prevention programs.
Presented by Go Guardian

September 12, 2023 
10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT / 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Virtual via Zoom

Target Audience:
Heads of School, Administrators, CFOs, Grants/Finance Staff, and personnel responsible for school safety and mental health supports.

This presentation offers attendees detailed information about how to apply for the new Tennessee non-public school security grant to fund technology to enhance student safety and mental health supports in your school. You will learn about current research and literature related to the relationship between school safety and student mental health, strategies to support systemic change, and how you can leverage technology to develop a more robust system of identifying concerns.


  • Learn how technology can improve your student safety and support systems
  • Learn about how to apply for the new Tennessee non-public school security grants to fund technology to improve your safety and support systems
  • Understand current trends in mental health and school violence
  • Understand the relationship between safety and mental health
  • Identify intervention points in the pathway to violence
  • Develop a framework for supporting emotional and physical safety in your school


Pricing Per Person: 
TAIS Member Schools: Complimentary as a member-benefit (registration is still required).
Guests: $50


If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reach out to Kristina Kalb.

Tracy Clements, MEd, LPC | Education Strategist-Student Safety and Mental Health
Tracy Clements is an Education Strategist-Student Safety and Mental Health for GoGuardian and an adjunct professor for Lindenwood University. She has more than 30 years
of experience in the mental health field encompassing K-12 public education, private practice, child advocacy, inpatient mental health, and child protective services. She developed and implemented a district level mental health support system addressing an alarmingly high suicide rate in a school district.

Christopher Rinkus | Senior Government Affairs Manager
Chris Rinkus leads government affairs for GoGuardian and advocates on behalf of the company in more than a dozen states around the US on issues like school safety, youth mental health, and children’s online privacy. Previously, Chris served as deputy assistant secretary of education at the US Department of Education and earlier in his career was deputy chief of staff and budget director at the District of Columbia Public Schools.