The Lockdown Drill Debate: A Look at Current Research

Despite their widespread use, in 95% of K-12 schools nationwide, little is known about the effects of lockdown drills in schools, fueling debate in communities and confusion among decision makers. Explore the impacts of these practices on students and educators, based on the largest, most comprehensive study conducted to date. Learn leading practices for assessing drills to continually improve fidelity and minimize harm or trauma to participants, and help your community understand the role of lockdown drills as part of your school’s comprehensive emergency preparedness plans.

Presenting Partner:  Jeffco/DeAngelis Foundation


Dr. Amanda Nickerson Dr. Jaclyn Schildkraut
Date & Time
Thursday, October 28, 2021, 2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
Session Type
Breakout Session
Mental & Behavioral Health, Physical Safety, Culture, Climate & Community, Leadership, Law & Policy, Operations & Emergency Management