Schools have invested heavily in preventing incidents of school violence, but often are vulnerable to less violent but more common safety threats. With this in mind, how should you address the broad spectrum of school safety threats in your school or district?
Review this white paper from school safety experts Gary Sigrist, Jr. and Dr. Scott Poland to learn more about protecting your students and staff. You'll learn more about the various layers of school safety - from equipment to training to school climate - and discover helpful ideas and best practices.
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About the Authors:
Gary Sigrist is a nationally known speaker, consultant, author and expert on emergency preparedness. His career spans more than 30 years as an educator, administrator and police officer. Sigrist’s background in both education and law enforcement gives him a unique perspective on safety and preparedness. Dr. Scott Poland is an internationally recognized expert on school safety and school crisis. He previously directed psychological services for a large Texas school system for 24 years and is a past President of the National Association of School Psychologists. He was also a founding member of the National Emergency Assistance Team and has assisted schools/communities after 15 school shootings, many suicides and acts of terrorism in Oklahoma and New York. He is very dedicated to prevention and has testified about the needs of children before the U.S. Congress on four occasions.