John Calvert graduated Washburn University (Topeka, KS) in 2006 with a degree in Criminal Justice. John was the School Resource Officer for Holton, Jackson Heights, and Royal Valley school districts. After a 12 year career in Law Enforcement, John accepted a position with Kansas State Department of Education as the School Safety Specialist. John has written for Safe and Civil Schools, has presented all over the state of Kansas over a variety of school safety issues, and is a 2016 National Association of School Resource Officer’s recipient of the NASRO Practitioner Award. John is a strong believer that nothing can change without building positive relationships and believes that change in our schools should be student lead.