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Tod Schneider, Safe School Design, Eugene Police

Tod Schneider is a Police Crime Prevention Specialist and independent safety consultant with particular expertise in Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and Safe, Healthy and Positive Environmental Design (SHAPED) for schools, parks and other public spaces. In recent years he wrote numerous white papers for the National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities in Washington, D.C. where he co-edited a comprehensive national safe school facilities checklist.

Over the past few years he has consulted to the federal Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, OJJDP, the Department of Homeland Security, the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, the Hamilton-Fish Institute, and Sandia Labs, among others. As a consultant on a number of federal safe schools grants, he recently inspected hundreds of schools in western Oregon. He is the author of Transcending Violence (Trafford 2002), senior author of Safe School Design (ERIC 2000), and a contributing author for Safe and Healthy Schools (Oxford Press 2006).

Tod holds a B.S. in Community Service and an M.S. in Journalism from the University of Oregon. He is also a certified Second Step violence prevention curriculum instructor at the elementary school level, and writes poems, songs and stories for kids. He is married, has four grown kids of his own, and lives in Oregon.

Contact information:
Cell 541-543-1774