FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Superintendent Arntzen Invited to Participate in President Trump’s Federal Commission on School Safety Hearing in Cheyenne, Wyoming
August 1, 2018
HELENA—State Superintendent Elsie Arntzen has been invited by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in an upcoming listening session of President Trump’s Federal Commission on School Safety. The listening session will take place in Cheyenne, Wyoming and will feature representatives from the U.S. Departments of Education, Justice, Health and Human Services, and Homeland Security. It is in conjunction with the Wyoming Department of Education.
The event is next Tuesday, August 7th beginning at 1:00pm. Superintendent Arntzen will be participating in the first panel of the day. It can be live streamed here. Additional information about the event can be found here.
“It is an honor to be able to provide a rural, western perspective to school safety during these national discussions,” Arntzen said Wednesday. “While school safety conversations should be happening at all levels of government, I look forward to offering a strong voice for local flexibility and the unique needs of our state’s rural communities.”
More information about the Federal Commission on School Safety can be found here.
CONTACT: Dylan Klapmeier
Director of Communications, Montana Office of Public Instruction