January 9th, 2017

This post originally appeared on Safe and Sound Schools and was written by Dan Trepanier. To view the original post, click here. Everyone wants the schools in their community to be safe. We can all agree on this. Yet, safety is often taken for granted. For decades, schools were considered a safe haven where caring Read more…

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December 1st, 2016

Crisis. It’s the last thing anyone ever wants. No matter how strong you are, what you’ve been through or how much crisis training you’ve taken — no one wants to go through an emergency situation. Our schools are one place where preparing for crisis incidents needs to be a regular occurrence. The fire drills from Read more…

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November 2nd, 2016

Sandy Hook. Columbine. Marysville. Nickel Mines. Our nation has seen tragedy strike in our schools month after month, year after year. The shootings at these schools have been terrifying, complex, and stress the need on all of us for schools to have a serious plan for school safety. Fires, tornados, bomb threats, active shooters, gas Read more…

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