Safety & Security Coordinator
Officer Ed Joyner joins the Chartiers Valley School District following a state mandate Act 44, which requires all chief school administrators to appoint a school administrator as the School Safety and Security Coordinator
Mr. Joyner has an extensive law enforcement background, including work as a PA State Trooper and School Police Officer in Pittsburgh City Schools, which will serve him well in his role here at Chartiers Valley.
Under the direction of the Superintendent, the Safety and Security Coordinator understands the pedagogy component of the position and develops a school safety curriculum, writes and applies for grants, remains familiar with current safety trends, and serves as a district liaison with law enforcement, social services and other services such as homeless, mental health and refugee.
Officer Joyner incorporates the NASRO triad model – educator, informal counselor and law enforcement officer – throughout the District. He coordinates training for faculty, staff and students regarding situational and trauma awareness, behavioral health, suicide and bullying, substance abuse, and emergency response procedures for fire, natural disaster, active shooter, hostage and threat situations.
Officer Joyner is married and has four daughters and resides in the Pittsburgh area.