Greetings!

NaBITA enters the new year – and new decade – with a reinforced team and stronger mindset. Over the past few months, we’ve expanded, creating and updating our resources while working to grow our community. The primary goal for 2020 is to elevate our BIT community’s experience. We look forward to continuing our efforts in maximizing value for you and your teams. 
BUILDING FOR TOMORROW. SERVING YOU TODAY.
Not only have we moved our physical office location, but our membership data also has a new home through our association management system, Membersuite. Please verify your information is accurate and complete in our systems.
NaBITA's STRATEGIC PLAN

Through contributions from the NaBITA stakeholders, including volunteers, members, staff, faculty, and advisory board members, we have developed a written direction and focus for our association over the next three years. This strategic plan will serve as NaBITA’s roadmap for success.
MEET THE TEAM
Content Experts
Makenzie Schiemann, M.S. Vice President 
Vice President of K-12 and 
Safety Initiatives, TNG 
Associate
Client Relations
Director of Regional Events
Member Relations Manager
Director of Client Relations
Director of Client Relations, K-12
Operations
Executive Director
Assistant Executive Director
Program Assistant
EVENTS FOR YOUR CALENDAR
April 21 – 22, 2020
Southern California
This year’s NaBITA Regional Conference, Eyes Wide Shut: Exploring Unconscious Biases, will expose participants to implicit biases. Throughout sessions such as Supporting Marginalized Students in Stressful Times and The Art of Engagement: Using Motivational Interviewing During Challenging Student Conversations , participants will gain tools to adjust automatic patterns of thinking to make informed decisions and eliminate subconscious behaviors. Pre- and post-conference certification opportunities will be offered. Don’t miss the opportunity to help your institution, school, or workplace remain safer and more inclusive through an emphasis on diversity and the BIT.

November 9 – 11, 2020
West Palm Beach, FL
Registration will open in spring 2020. More information coming soon!
Please direct any questions to  conference@nabita.org .
WHAT'S NEW?
Have you seen “A BIT of News”? With a new design and focus, your NaBITA newsletter is set to deliver “subscribers only” incentives, sneak peeks at resources, and keep you up-to-date on the latest community news.
LIMITED TIME! $199 INDIVIDUAL MEMBER RATE

Beginning July 1 st , Individual member rates will increase to $249. New rates now include the following: community chat boards, member library access, auto subscription to the community newsletter, new communities of practice, member discounts, roster access, and so much more. Our goal is to serve you better, so please let us know how we’re doing. Contact us today and help elevate the member experience for all. 
COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE

NaBITA is building homes for your unique needs within online communities that will facilitate and support information exchange, offer resources, and allow for ongoing dialogue to promote collaboration. Visit the Communities of Practice page for more information.
NEW COURSES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND RESOURCES


Advanced Threat Management – This certification course is a follow-up to Advanced Violence Risk Assessment and is focused on challenges encountered following assessment of violence risk.


 Training for K-12 – From Emergency Preparedness for School Staff and Families to MERIT Active Shooter Training, NaBITA now has an assortment of programs dedicated to supporting our K-12 audience.


 Training for Law Enforcement – We’ve added content for our campus law enforcement community. Training opportunities include Threat Assessment for Police Officers, along with Critical Incident Response for Campus Law Enforcement/Public Safety Officers.


 Site Vulnerability Assessments – Do you want to know your site’s weaknesses and enhance your emergency operation plan? We now conduct onsite vulnerability assessments focused on not only physical security but on policy, procedures, and prevention-based methods.


Written by Makenzie Schiemann, M.S. and Jamie Molnar, LMHC, with help from over a dozen experts, this guidebook will assist new and seasoned case managers better perform their jobs and stay current in the latest trends.
THANK YOU!

It is our privilege to serve this growing, thriving, and intellectually stimulating association as we continue in our mission to create safer schools, colleges, and workplaces. Thank you all for your continued support of NaBITA. More importantly, thank you for all that you do to make our communities safer.
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