Category Archive for: Schools

Is Your Secure Entryway Really Secure?

During the several hundred site assessments Secure Education Consultants (SEC) has conducted throughout the country, we typically find schools and childcare centers employing tools to secure their entry. Unfortunately, we also find that said tools are not being supported by appropriate protocols or being used by people who are sufficiently trained. We find security lapses…

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When Problems at Home Create Danger At School

Problems at home have a certain way of spilling over into the school space. We refer to this issue as domestic spillover. Domestic spillover can occur in many forms. As an education professional, you may be forced into the middle of a dispute over which parent can pick the children up from school. You may…

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Improving School Safety Through Construction

SEC is thrilled to be working with Rockford Construction to pioneer the future of security-integrated construction. Together, we can to build educational centers that are designed with security and emergency preparedness in mind. Our CEO Jason Russell participated in this blog with Rockford Construction. Check it out to learn more about the motivation behind our…

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How to Pick the Safest Child Care Provider

One of the most important decisions parents will ever make is choosing a child care provider. After all, if your kids can’t be with you, you owe it to them – and to yourself – to choose a safe, secure, loving, engaging and encouraging environment. Note that “safe” and “secure” come first in our list…

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SEC on Wood TV8

“We’re bringing that expertise that we’ve performed not only in the United States but all over the world and bringing it to schools:” SEC founder CEO Jason Russell has assembled a team of former Secret Service agents to provide presidential-level security to child care centers, schools, businesses and other organizations. He talked with WOOD TV8 tonight about security measures.…

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Emergency Preparedness in School

  Our founder and CEO, Jason Russell, talked with Accredited Schools Online for a comprehensive article on emergency preparedness in the face of natural or manmade disasters. Lots of great tips. http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/emergency-preparedness-in-school/

A Lesson from South Carolina: The Importance of Safety Drills

All eyes were on South Carolina for a few hours on Wednesday as the first words of another school shooting spread across the Internet. But attention quickly faded as details became clear: two children and a teacher wounded, the teenage subject already in custody. That the incident didn’t linger longer on the national stage is…

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Field Trip Safety: Take Your Emergency Plans on the Road

For child care centers, summer is a busy time of year for field trips. Most days there are off-site activities planned, whether it’s a trip to a park, petting zoo or nature center. When you are taking children off site, it’s important to remember that you need a plan to minimize risks and hazards that…

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Keeping Kids Safe In School

SEC Founder, Jason Russell, recently sat down with Maranda from WOTV’s “Where You Live” to discuss the rise in school emergency preparedness and the steps parents can take to understand their child’s school’s training and emergency response plan. You can watch the full interview on woodtv4women.com

Designer of White House Security Now Working on Saline School Security

SEC Founder, Jason Russell, recently spoke with the Saline Schools Board of Education to discuss Secure Education Consultants’ role in designing new security improvements, SEC’s partnership with Architects King Scott, and the role proper training has in ensuring the district gets the most out of the physical improvements. You can read the full article on…

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