Spotlight on K-12 Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Mike Newton

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.

Spotlight on K-12 Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Mike Newton

Mike Newton

Congratulations to Elizabeth School District Director of Safety and Security Mike Newton for being named one of this year’s K-12 Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Applied for and was awarded about $730,000 in school safety grants focused on radio interoperability and school hardening.
  • Installed new security cameras, signage, and door numbers, resulting in $44,000 savings.
  • Coordinated with local law enforcement for a thorough Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design site survey assessment.

View his photos.

Winners of this year’s Director of the Year award will be announced at Campus Safety Conference West, taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 10-12. For more information and to register, visit

Read about the other finalists.

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