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Crisis Management Institute Training

Crisis Response Training

Learn how to recover when tragedy strikes

Training Dates: March 9, 10 and May 18

  • Location: SEA-TECH
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • 35 slots are open to outside districts and agencies on a first-come, first served basis.

Student or staff death

Cheri Lovre, M.S.Are you prepared?

It’s not a matter of IF the call will come in, it’s a matter of WHEN. Tragedies can occur at anytime and impact your school or organization. Are you prepared?

Walla Walla Public Schools is proud to host Crisis Management Institute Director Cheri Lovre, M.S. for a three-dayCrisis Response Team training. Lovre is a national expert on this topic and is geared to prepare your crisisresponse teams for action. Opportunities like this don’t come to Walla Walla very often. Don’t miss your chance to be prepared!

Who should attend?

  • Central Office Administrators (crisis team members)
  • Principals
  • Counselors
  • Intervention Specialists
  • Learning Specialists
  • Psychologists
  • Mental health staff
  • Faith-based groups
  • Law enforcement and first-responders

Scope of Training:

  • School Crisis response, flow chart, map of recovery
  • Lessons learned from past events, strategies for meeting students’ needs, smooth return to academics
  • Grief, safe rooms, life tributes, impact of suicide on school response, nuts and bolts of response
  • Checklist of things to do on crisis day, agendas for staff meetings, parent visitations, next steps


$500 per participant
- all three days of training
- lunches and snacks
- Crisis Resource Manual - $55 value 


Pay by Purchase Order

  • Make PO out to: Walla Walla School District 140
  • Mail PO to:
    Walla Walla Public Schools
    Attn: Anna Sandness
    364 S. Park St.
    Walla Walla, WA 99362
    (NOTE: Also complete registration form and mail with the PO)

Instructions to register online with Credit Card payment:

  • Go to Online Payments
  • Create a "Guest Account"
  • Shop -
    • Click on "Items At All Schools"
    • Choose School Type "District Office"
    • Choose School "District Office"
    • Choose Category "Training"
      • Enter the quantity of registrations desired
      • Click the blue "Buy" button
      • Click "Checkout" in the top, right hand corner
      • Review order, if correct choose "Checkout Step 1: Additional Info"
      • Please complete information required for each participant
      • Choose "Checkout Step 2: Payment"
      • Enter credit card Information and "Pay Now"

Instructions to register by mail with a check:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Attach a check made payable to Walla Walla Public Schools
  • Mail registration and payment to:
    Walla Walla Public Schools
    Attn:  Anna Sandness, Business Office
    364 S Park St
    Walla Walla, WA  99362


Mark Higgins, WWPS Director of Communications
(509) 526-6716  / mhiggins@wwps.org

Angie Gardea, Garrison Middle School Counselor
(509) 527-3040  /  agardea@wwps.org

CMI Client list:

The following is a partial list of some of the organizations with whom Crisis Management Institute has worked:

  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • National Association for Elementary School Principals
  • American Association of School Principals
  • Association of Educational Service Agencie
  • American College Personnel Associations
  • American School Counselors Association

WALLA WALLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS • 364 South Park St. • Walla Walla, WA 99362 • Phone: 509-527-3000 • Fax: 509.529.7713

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