2020 Minnesota TZD Webinar Series: Community Engagement Strategies for Teen Driver Safety Parent Awareness Programs
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Central Time
About the Webinar
Parental awareness and active involvement is essential to reducing teen crashes, injuries, and deaths. In this webinar, you will learn about the Point of Impact (POI) program, how to effectively engage participants, and how you can provide POI learning opportunities in your community.
Tara Helm, Office of Traffic Safety, Minnesota Department of Public Safety
Gordy Pehrson is a project coordinator in the Office of Traffic Safety, Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). Gordy has worked for DPS for 36 years. For the past 16 years, he managed a variety of Office of Traffic Safety projects. Prior to his current position, Gordy coordinated employee training for the DPS Driver License Examining Division and was a Driver License Exam Supervisor. Before joining DPS, Gordy taught driver education for novice teen drivers and motorcyclists.
Police Chief Brady Juell with the Elko New Market Police Department has been serving the public for 26 years as a law enforcement professional. In that time, he has served at all levels of public safety for many organizations. Chief Juell obtained his B.S. from Minnesota State University Mankato and his master’s degree in public safety and law enforcement leadership from the University of St. Thomas. Chief Juell is currently on the Board of Directors for Southern Valley Alliance (Advocates for victims of violence) and the president of the Scott County Chiefs of Police Association. He is a community-values-based policing leader and emphasizes community-based education by law enforcement to be proactive in the community to help prevent crime and tragedy before it happens.
This webinar is free to attend, but registration is required. Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirmation with a Zoom link. The link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you.
Attendance at the live webinar broadcast is limited to the first 1,000 registrants, so early registration is encouraged.
If you're unable to join us for the live broadcast, a recording of the webinar will be available here after the event.
This webinar will be hosted using Zoom. We recommend that all registrants test their connection prior to the workshop using Zoom’s test meeting. If you are new to Zoom, we recommend viewing the Zoom Tips for Joining and Participating in Webinars tutorial page.
Attendees are eligible for 1.0 POST credit and 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).
The webinar is offered by the Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths Program and the Minnesota Departments of Health, Public Safety, and Transportation, with funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The webinar is hosted by the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies and facilitated by the College of Continuing and Professional Studies.