Presented by Sara Kettwig
Community Response to Child Abuse Conference 2022
The opinions, statements, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this session are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views of the conference hosts.
Sara Kettwig, State School Safety Specialist, Department of Public Safety and Office of Homeland Security Sara is a 20-year veteran educator, all of them in South Dakota. She earned her Bachelors in Special Education/Elementary Education with an endorsement in Middle School Education in 2001. In 2019, Sara earned her Masters in PK-12 Educational Administration. Sara joined the School Safety Center in 2021 with a huge heart for helping educators across the state working with youth. She trains teachers in Youth Mental Health First Aid, ACES, and bringing the Handle with Care program to South Dakota schools and communities. Sara has a passion for empowering her fellow educators to make a difference in a students life, by building caring, competent relationships and letting all students know that they have at least one “cheerleader” in their life.