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Reconnecting after Returning to the Workplace

Reconnecting after Returning to the Workplace

Returning to the workplace after working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic requires patience and flexibility in adapting to new procedures. Organizations can ease the transition by reconnecting with both employees and with first responders. First, you need to...
Threat Assessment Safety Guide

Threat Assessment Safety Guide

The central question in threat assessment is whether the student poses a threat – not whether the student made a threat. Student threat assessment is an approach to addressing the problem of targeted school violence. As an important component of an overall strategy to...
Roadmap to Reunification – A Virtual Toolkit

Roadmap to Reunification – A Virtual Toolkit

Reunification is the process of bringing together displaced students with their parents or guardians. While it’s most often associated with active shooter scenarios, reunification is a critical protocol for any situation where a school building is rendered unsafe. A...
Rebuilding & Relief for Puerto Rico

Rebuilding & Relief for Puerto Rico

Jim McKay, Superintendent at Community High School District 117 in Illinois, has always had a passion for helping students, but that passion extends far past the students in his district and reaches those of Puerto Rico. With Jim’s wife being Puerto Rican, it...
Creating a Community-Wide School Safety Plan

Creating a Community-Wide School Safety Plan

Jeff Hicks, Sergeant at Blount County Sheriff, has experienced a number of events both big and small that have allowed him to successfully build a community-wide safety plan in his county that includes the school district, the 911 call center and all the teams in...

Crisis Communication does not have to be a Crisis

I often think back to things that happened when I went to school and how they could be handled then versus how things would go today in same situation. School safety was certainly much simpler before the age of social media and cell phones. In 1985 I was in 8th grade...
NaviGate Prepared: A Year in Review

NaviGate Prepared: A Year in Review

Thank you to our wonderful customers for your trust and support again in 2017! And more importantly, thank you for your ongoing dedication to keeping you school’s safe and prepared. As we celebrate the start of a new year, let’s take a brief look at some...
A Powerful Team in School Safety

A Powerful Team in School Safety

Safe and Sound Schools’ Quest to Prevent Tragedy Safe and Sound Schools: A Sandy Hook Initiative is a non-profit organization founded by parents, Michele Gay, Executive Director and Co-Founder, and Alissa Parker, Co-Founder, who lost children at Sandy Hook...