Safety Expert Conducts Training at BSCTC

Big Sandy Community and Technical College President/CEO Dr. Sherry Zylka  speaks to the group and introduces Dr. Brian Van Brunt prior to recently-held campus safety training.

Dr. Brian Van Brunt, a nationally recognized expert on systems-level solutions to safer campuses, presented a training at Big Sandy Community and Technical College recently. His presentation was attended by BSCTC faculty and staff and several University of Pikeville representatives.

“The safety and security of our college students, faculty and staff is one of my top priorities,” said Dr. Zylka.  “Our campuses have always been safe and I want to do everything I can to make sure they always are.”

Dr. Brian Van Brunt has worked in the counseling field for more than 20 years and specializes in educational counseling, behavioral intervention and support.  He also trains on topics regarding campus threat management, mandated assessment and mandated educational programming.

The teams focused on continuing to keep their campuses safe by early intervention and detection and how to always be prepared.

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