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About Lewis Eakins, Ph.D.

Dr. Lewis Eakins is the Vice President for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness for the Ivy Tech Community College System in Indiana encompassing 19 campuses and 130,000 students. Dr. Eakins has over 40 years of law enforcement experience and has served for several years as a trainer and consultant with the U.S. Department of Education in the areas of K-12 Behavioral Intervention Teams and Emergency Operations planning. 

Show Highlights

  • Target Hardening
  • Card Access for entry
  • The wrong decision
  • Prevention options
  • What role can students play in prevention?
  • Mental Health
  • Behavior Intervention Team

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Transform your school and your classroom with these best practices in equity

Leading Equity delivers an eye-opening and actionable discussion of how to transform a classroom or school into a more equitable place. Through explorations of ten concrete steps that you can take right now, Dr. Sheldon L. Eakins offers you the skills, resources, and concepts you’ll need to address common equity deficiencies in education.


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