Back-to-school means it is time for curriculum and scheduling tweaks, faculty meetings, parent communications and many other academic preparations. It also is time to review school security, emergency preparedness, supervision and other school safety fundamentals that should be included in your district and/or building safety to-do lists at the start of each year. A few […]
Are school safety advocates alarmists with a morbid life view?
From time to time over the years, I will hear somone refer to myself and other school safety advocates as “alarmists” because we advocate for proactive school security and emergency preparedness planning. Pat Lamb, Director of School Safety & Operations for the Irving Independent School District in Texas, shared an article he wrote after someone told him he had a […]
Why School Safety Planning is Like Blogging
Even the most dedicated humans need a break. School safety planning involves humans. So does blogging. As a new “blogger” since the start of this calendar year, I’ve learned a lot. I learned how many good people are doing good things in school safety as I continue to build my file of blog post leads […]