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North Carolina District Simplifies School Safety with The “I Love U Guys” Foundation® and Raptor

Craven County Schools is a large North Carolina district with over 13,000 students across 25 campuses.  

North Carolina District Simplifies School Safety with Raptor
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Raptor is quick. It’s easy to use, and it’s very comprehensive. It works very well for us.

Craven County Schools Leverages Raptor® to Improve Emergency Management

Nick Lucas, the district’s Director of Safety and Security, has decades of experience in law enforcement, as well as 8 years in the U.S. Navy. He recognized the district’s need for a comprehensive emergency management approach. While looking at various organizations for guidance, Nick discovered that Raptor, who the district uses for visitor management, is a mission partner of The “I Love U Guys” Foundation. 

“When I saw the Raptor partnership with The “I Love U Guys” Foundation, it just made sense,” Nick says of why he chose to implement Raptor Emergency Management. “Once I saw that those relationships were in place, it was pretty much a no-brainer.” 

The district streamlined school safety processes across the district with Raptor

Coordinating safety protocols across various groups of people and campuses can be challenging without the proper tools and support. 

It begins with drills and preparing for emergencies. “We put together a drill schedule each year and publish that schedule for all the Safety Coordinators,” Nick says. “Raptor has been a very effective solution for us. If I need to present to my Board of Education on a particular set of drills or just overall compliance, it’s very easy to pull up the report and put it together, each with graphics that make it a very effective presentation.” 

The district can be confident that staff and students will have a coordinated response to any emergency

Since Raptor is 100% aligned with The “I Love U Guys” Foundation protocols, the district can be confident everyone is following the same procedures during drills and emergencies. Making it as simple as possible for staff in the schools and for the students to follow these protocols makes Raptor very effective. That has been a huge help for us just getting that common message across of what to do in the event of an emergency.” 

Craven County Schools
New Bern, NC

  • Improve their current emergency management capabilities
  • Coordinate safety protocols across various groups of people and campuses

It begins with drills and preparing for emergencies. “We put together a drill schedule each year and publish that schedule for all the Safety Coordinators,” Nick says. “Raptor has been a very effective solution for us.”

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