2017 Conference Info


Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Lt. Col. Dave Grossman is an internationally recognized scholar, author, soldier, and speaker who is one of the world's foremost experts on human aggression and the roots of violent crime.
Lt. Col. Grossman is a former West Point psychology professor, professor of military science, and Army Ranger who has combined his experiences to train those who must defend to act valiantly and wisely when violence is inevitable.

Bernard James

Bernie James, a professor at Pepperdine University, is a contributing editor to the NASRO Journal of School Safety. He specializes in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, and Education Law, and is author of the textbook Education Policy and the Law: Cases and Commentary and numerous articles on law, education, and religion. He lectures in the United States and Canada on constitutional issues, and serves as a commentator for the national and local media discussing U.S. Supreme Court decisions

Kristina Anderson

Kristina Anderson founded the The Koshka Foundation for Safe Schools, a non-profit dedicated to helping local community and school stakeholders work together to prevent, respond and heal in the aftermath of school violence, after becoming one of the most critically injured survivors from the 2007 Virginia Tech tragedy. Shot 3 times, Ms. Anderson returned to graduate from Virginia Tech with a degree in International Studies and Foreign Languages, and is now a resource to school administrators, teachers and students within higher education and K-12 regarding violence prevention initiatives and ways to increase individual personal safety awareness. The Koshka Foundation also partners with law enforcement agencies and first responders to provide educational presentations on surviving an active shooter from a survivor's perspective, and best practices in incorporating lessons learned.

Dates Info

The 2017 TnSro Conference will be held at the Music Road Conference Center, Pigeon Forge, Tn. Pre-Registration Sunday, June 11th , Conference
starts on Monday June 12th, 8-5 PM, though Friday June 16th.


Click Here for the 2017 TnSRO Connference Agenda


Please use our Registration Form here

Hotel Info

To reserve your room for the conference:
Go to MusicRoadResort.Com

Click: "make a reservation"

top of page: click "Groups"

enter group code: "6584"

Once on this page you are able to see the dates available for the conference. Please scroll down to view all room options. Please note that different rates apply to room packages. Please reserve A.S.A.P. to ensure availability.


School Administrators -- $200

SRO/Law Enforcement/School Security -- $250

Member Only -- $ 25 (No Conference Attendence)

Address to mail payment:


Att: Treasurer Tracey Harvey

P.O. Box 2232

Shelbyville, TN 37162-2232


Please Contact Kim Lay
Phone (865)297-8067 eMail: kim.lay@tnsro.org
PO Box 2232 Shelbyville, TN. 37162

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