Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety

Created in 2000, the Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety (VCSCS), located within the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services, focuses on improving and enhancing safety by addressing topics which affect Virginia law enforcement, schools, and institutions of higher education. The VCSCS is a resource and training center for information and research about national and statewide safety efforts and initiatives in K-12 schools and institutions of higher education. Through Virginia Code § 9.1-184, the VCSCS is mandated to:

The VCSCS strives to achieve all of these mandates and to be a one-stop service center to K-12 schools, institutions of higher learning, and law enforcement agencies. On the VCSCS’ webpages, constituents will find trending topics, resources, trainings, and legislation updates for the fields of:

Virginia Center for School and Campus Safety Staff

Director

Donna Michaelis
804.371.6506
Email Donna

Staff

Betsy Bell, K-12 Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Coordinator
804.418.4629
Email Betsy

Kristina Fawcett, Technical Assistance and Information Dissemination Coordinator
804.225.3948 
Email Kristina

Brad Stang, Threat Assessment Program Coordinator
804.786.3973 
Email Brad
James Christian, K-12 School Safety and Threat Assessment Manager
804.357.0967
Email James
Michelle Miles, SRO/SSO Grant Monitor
804.225.1846
Email Michelle
Karen D. Thomas, Threat Assessment Grant Compliance Specialist
804.586.1743
Email Karen
Marc Dawkins, Campus Safety Manager
804.380.9709 
Email Marc
Carol Miller, Administrative Training Specialist
804.225.4111
Email Carol
Nikki Wilcox, School Safety Audit and Climate Survey Coordinator
804.786.3923
Email Nicole
Shellie Evers, School Safety Training and Conference Coordinator
804.629.7042
Email Shellie
Kim Simon, SRO/SSO Training and Program Coordinator
804.997.1717
Email Kim
Gillian Wilson, Resource Development and Online Training Coordinator
804.482.8922
Email Gillian