Freebee Friday: Safe Schools, Step 1
There are safe schools and those that are not so safe, but if you follow the National School Safety and Security Services’ checklist of best practices, chances are you’ll have a safe and secure school. The recommendations range from training and keeping your emergency plan up to date to reaching out to local first responders and having a social media strategy that’s part of a communications plan. Throughout the exercise, you need to be constantly reacting to new threats with a flexible school security plan. While the company can help by filling in the gaps in your school’s safety infrastructure, they have a very detailed outline on how to do it yourself.