HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Newtown First Selectman Patricia Llodra are speaking about school safety at a Hartford conference that’s expected to draw more than 400 people who work in or around schools.
The event, organized by the Capitol Regional Education Council, will be held Wednesday at the Connecticut Convention Center.
Besides Malloy and Llodra, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra and Connecticut State Police Lt. Paul Vance are also scheduled to deliver remarks.
Michael Dorn is set to give the keynote speech. Dorn is CEO and co-founder of Safe Havens International, a non-profit organization dedicated to school safety and crisis management.
The conference was prompted by the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
CREC is a non-profit organization that runs 19 magnet schools in the Hartford area.