Register now! Lodging Information Agenda 

The LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge 
2986 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN

Hotel rates starting at $119 (plus taxes) per night.

Airport Shuttle from Knoxville

Airport Information for Pigeon Forge


Late Registration Rate (beginning May 1): $575 for NASRO members and $625 for non-members.


Any cancellation or transfer requests must be e-mailed to Mike Couey at  If the registration fee has already been paid, a credit will be applied for a future training course unless a refund is specifically requested by the agency at the time of cancellation.  A $50 administrative fee will be applied for any refund processed.  A $25 transfer fee will be charged for any course location or attendee transfer. Cancellations made on or after June 1, 2019, or no-shows, will forfeit all registration fees.

NASRO reserves the right to cancel or reschedule training. If NASRO cancels or reschedules training due to weather or unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of NASRO, you are entitled to a full refund. NASRO is not responsible for travel arrangements, travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellations. If NASRO cancels a training in which you are enrolled, you will be contacted at the email address you provided when registering, so please be sure to provide a valid email address.



Basic SRO Course (40 hours) The Basic course begins on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.

Advanced SRO Course (24 hours)

SRO Supervisors and Management (24 hours)

School CPTED (24 hours)

Please note that all courses will be held at Music Road Resort Hotel located at 303 Henderson Chapel Rd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863.


NASRO will offer breakout training sessions that are highly relevant to SROs and educators, conducted by experts in the field.







The Great Smoky Mountains

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

June 23-28, 2019

NASRO is proud to partner with the Tennessee Association of School Resource Officers (TnSRO) to host the Twenty-Ninth Annual National School Safety Conference in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

Experience THE world’s leader in school-based policing. With breakout sessions and keynote addresses from nationally renowned trainers and global networking opportunities, the National School Safety Conference will leave you wanting more. Register today!

Pre-Conference Courses 

This year NASRO is excited to offer four pre-conference courses that will be held on Sunday, June 23.  More information can be found here.



Lt. Colonel Dave Grossman 

Lt. Colonel Dave Grossman is one of the worlds’ leading experts in the field of human aggression and the roots of violence and violent crimes. Lt. Colonel Grossman is an internationally recognized soldier, scholar, author, and speaker. Lt. Colonel Grossman is a former West Point psychology professor and a Pulitzer Prize nominated author. Lt. Colonel Grossman has served as a trainer and keynote speaker for all major national and international law enforcement training organizations. He has taught thousands of federal and regional agencies in the United States and over a dozen foreign nations. Lt. Colonel Grossman’s research has been cited in a national address by the President of the United States. Finally, Lt. Colonel Grossman continues to address the training needs for schools, businesses, churches, and law enforcement organizations, educating them on our country’s #1 act of domestic terrorism: The active killer.

Lt. Colonel Grossman’s session is sponsored by SchoolGuard.


Frank DeAngelis, Ret. Principal Columbine High School

Frank DeAngelis was a staff member at Columbine High School in the Jeffco School District in Littleton Colorado, since 1979, starting as a Social Studies teacher and filling the roles of Head Baseball Coach, Assistant Football Coach, Dean of Students, and Assistant Principal, before becoming the Principal in 1996.  Frank is a Colorado native, completing his K-12 education in Denver-area schools, proceeding to graduate from Metropolitan State College and subsequently from the University of Colorado with a Masters Degree in Secondary Education and Social Studies, his Principal’s License and Masters Degree from the University of Phoenix.  Frank has been involved in numerous professional activities and associations, and has received multiple awards for his teaching, leadership and coaching skills. He has also been called upon to speak about recovery after a school tragedy at a variety of conferences, and has assisted as a consultant after a number of other violent school events.  He was selected as Colorado High School Principal of the Year and was one of the three finalists for National Principal of the Year.  He received the Jefferson Country Lifetime Achievement Award and the Gandhi, King, Ikeda Community Builders Award.  He retired in June of 2014 after 35 years at Columbine High School.  He is presently serving as a consultant for safety and emergency management for the Jeffco School District in Colorado, and continues to deliver speeches in the United States, Canada, and Europe.


Bernie James, J.D., Professor of Law at Pepperdine University (CA)

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 the 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.

Bernie James’ session is sponsored by Verizon Wireless.

Officer Jermaine Galloway

Officer Jermaine Galloway is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter. Galloway is a national expert in alcohol and drug trends and is a resource for those involved with prevention, education and enforcement. Officer Galloway began his Idaho law enforcement career in 1997 and has more than 20 years of experience in alcohol and drug education, enforcement, and prevention. Officer Galloway will provide a high energy and highly educational session on current youth and drug trends.


The Twenty-Ninth Annual National School Safety Conference will be held in partnership with the Tennessee Association of School Resource Officers, June 23-28, 2019, in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

School resource officers, law enforcement officials, school security/safety personnel, educators, school board members, school administrators, and any professionals with a commitment to school safety are invited to attend.

Attendees are guaranteed to receive superior training and a unique access to NASRO’s global networking opportunities. With nationally renowned keynote speakers and breakout trainers, this conference will promote the SRO triad concept of educator, informal counselor, and law enforcement, to give you the tools you need to make your schools safer.

Attendees can receive thirty hours of training; view an Exhibit Hall with the latest in products, technology and innovations; complete a NASRO training course onsite at no additional charge; and interact with SROs, school administrators, sheriffs and chiefs, educators, and school safety leaders from across the United States and the world.

Come for remarkable training, once-in-a-lifetime networking, and all the fun and excitement of NASRO’s National School Safety Conference!


  • Karaoke Night
  • Fifth Annual Cornhole Tournament
  • Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall
  • And more networking opportunities to come!

For more information, call (888) 31-NASRO.

2019 Conference Sponsors




Our corporate sponsors provide us the opportunity to continue to provide the training, networking and professional development opportunities for our members that reflect the NASRO organization.