Threat Assessments

Read: The Role of School Boards and Superintendents in Crisis Management

The Role of School Boards and Superintendents in Crisis Management

School boards and superintendents must be well versed in safety and crisis management because they are the leaders who are held accountable.

Read: Early Warning Signs of Potential School Gun Violence

Early Warning Signs of Potential School Gun Violence

A retired school security director shares real-life examples of how recognizing early warning signs of gun violence saves lives.

Read: University of Virginia to Pay $9 Million to Campus Shooting Victims and Their Families

University of Virginia to Pay $9 Million to Campus Shooting Victims and Their Families

UVA has acknowledged that the alleged gunman was on their radar before he fatally shot three classmates and injured two others.

Read: School Security Assessments: 4 Reasons Why Your Campus Should Hire an Outside Consultant

School Security Assessments: 4 Reasons Why Your Campus Should Hire an Outside Consultant

Having a “fresh set of eyes” can help identify long-present deficiencies, gaps, and vulnerabilities and prevent leaders from becoming habituated and desensitized.

Read: Higher Education Crisis Management: 10 Things I Learned in My 40-Year Career

Higher Education Crisis Management: 10 Things I Learned in My 40-Year Career

An emergency preparedness consultant shares his experiences developing crisis response teams at two universities.

Read: How an MTSS Can Support Anti-Bullying Initiatives in Schools

How an MTSS Can Support Anti-Bullying Initiatives in Schools

Using a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) framework, schools can better identify bullying victims and provide interventions that address perpetrators, empower victims, and support bystanders.

Read: What Are the Biggest Threats to School Safety? Politics, Lobbyists, and Predatory Sales Tactics

What Are the Biggest Threats to School Safety? Politics, Lobbyists, and Predatory Sales Tactics

Politicians want to keep kids safe, but without the input of school security professionals, their laws are bound to fail.

Read: Student Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management for K-12 Schools

Student Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management for K-12 Schools

With an influx in school violence and as student mental health concerns persist, two experts discuss leading practices and solutions for addressing behavioral threats.

Read: With School Security Upgrades, Avoid Knee-Jerk Reactions

With School Security Upgrades, Avoid Knee-Jerk Reactions

The following practices will help your district take a careful and intentional approach to implementing school security upgrades.

Read: 804 People Have Been Killed by Guns at U.S. Schools

804 People Have Been Killed by Guns at U.S. Schools

Most school gun violence is the result of escalated disputes and occurs in parking lots during morning classes, according to one study.

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