Superintendent Michael L. Harris is the district's Anti-bullying Coordinator. His responsibilities include coordinating all aspects of the district's Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) Policy / Regulations. These responsibilities include policy / regulation development, HIB training for the school community (students, parents, staff, board of education, and contracted service providers), and overseeing the Olweus Anti-bullying program that has been adopted by Southampton Township Schools.
School #1/#2 Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Danielle Madison, and School #3 Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Sarah Kilpatrick are the Anti-bullying Specialists for their respective schools. Their responsibilities include assisting the School #1 Principal, Mr. James Winkelspecht, the School #2/#3 Principl, Mrs. Jennifer Horner, and the School #2/#3 Assistant Principal, Mrs. Kristine Bertulis in conducting investigations of suspected HIB incidents.
In addition, the Anti-bullying specialist is the chairperson of the School Safety Team for their respective school, assists the principal in effectively responding to HIB incidents and serves as a resource to the superintendent and Board of Education on policy / regulation development and annual review.
Please access the Resource Materials tab on this area of the website for additional information on the HIB legislation, responsibilites of the HIB personnel, the school safety teams, and the district's bullying prevention program.