Safety and Security

Natural Disasters

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Preparing Schools for Natural Disasters

Preparation paves the way to surviving a disaster and getting right back to business. How can K-12 schools prepare?

Fire & Life Safety

Be Creative

Using technology and resources to do our best with less.

Safety & Security

Breaching Locked Doors

Rapid access to master keys necessary when lives are at risk.

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What Challenges Schools Could Face in 2017

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Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

School Security Technology Has Learned a Lot

From cameras to personal emergency communications devices, today's school security technology is better than ever.

Safety & Security

Building Safer Schools

Are you literate in crime prevention through environmental design?

Ask the Expert (Safe Space)

What Solutions Are Available to Secure Classrooms?

Fire & Life Safety

Being Prepared

Using tabletop exercises to plan before a disaster.

planning for a school crisis

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Not an Option: Best Practices for Managing Crisis

It is important to plan ahead for emergencies so that your mass notification efforts will reach the right people at the right time. Here’s what you need to know to develop, maintain and manage a mass notification and communication system.

Hot Tips (Power Protection)

Backup Power Is Critical

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Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Access Control Goes To High School

In response to violent incidents at schools, access control at many K-12 schools is being tightened up.

Emergency Egress

Fire & Life Safety

Emergency Egress

Not all plans are (or should be) created equal.

Safety & Security

Surge Capacity

A practical means to enhance the security of your schools?

Safety & Security

The Best Decision

Addressing anonymous threats of school violence.

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