Senator Max Wise and Senate Bill 1 (SB)
Kentucky Senator Max Wise, former FBI agent and co-author of Senate Bill
1 was invited by the KASA Safety Council and KCSS director Jon Akers to
speak to the April 25, 2019 Safety Council.
SB1 was a bi-partisan bill written to improve school security through
more staff, increased focus on the mental health needs of students and
more oversight of school safety on the state and local level. After
Senator Wise spoke, he also took questions from the Safety Council
members including School Law Enforcement officers, Superintendents,
Principals and Counselors and they are also captured on the video.
Vaping - The Impact of e-Cigarettes on Kentucky's Future Health
A sharp spike in vaping and the use of e-cigarettes by students has grabbed the attention of school administrators and doctors across Kentucky and the country.
At the April 29, 2019 KASA Ohio Valley Regional meeting, Principal Thomas Aberle invited pediatrician Dr. Patricia Parrot to speak to the over 50 administrators in attendance. Dr. Parrot is a practicing pediatrician in Louisville who also serves as the President of the American Academy of Pediatricians. She has researched both the use and effects of vaping on adolescents and offered valuable research and information on the subject of vaping my American teens.