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Connected & Protected: Why Most Schools Are NOT Fully Prepared for an Active Shooter Event

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A Conversation with Porzio Compliance Services’ Kevin Craig and Eastern DataComms’ Paul Jenne

The Latest Installment in Eastern DataComm’s Connected & Protected Webinar Series

Event Summary:

In the wake of the recent mass shooting tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, schools across the country are left asking the question, “How do we prevent this from happening again?”

Eastern DataComm’s Paul Jenne and Porzio Compliance Services’ Kevin Craig will co-present a webinar designed to assist school leaders in understanding how compliance and technology intersect to create safer schools and prevent future horrific events before they occur. 

The webinar format will be Q&A-style, as Paul and Kevin deconstruct an active shooter event from each of their perspectives to bring to light potential challenges schools face and the solutions each of their respective fields provide.

Our co-presenters will not only explore the key elements of the school safety ecosystem, but will examine the integral role both compliance and technology play when it comes to responding effectively to an emergency. 

The co-presenters will discuss:

  • Proactive prevention measures, response strategies
  • Required processes and protocols 
  • Safety and physical security technology infrastructure that schools can implement to reduce the chance of human error and ensure responses to imminent threats are handled swiftly and effectively when every second counts. 

Schedule:

  • 12 pm ET, Monday June 27th
  • 2 pm ET, Wednesday June 29th

Agenda at a Glance: 

  • Introductions:  Who Are Porzio Compliance Services and Eastern DataComm?
  • The School Safety Ecosystem: Elements and Key Considerations 
  • School Safety: Deconstructing an Active Shooter Event
  • The Integral Role of Compliance and Technology in Creating Safer Schools
  • Key Take-Away Summary
  • Audience Q&A

Duration – 60  minutes

Topics for Exploration:

This webinar will cover three core concepts related to fostering safer schools from both a compliance and technical perspective with the intent of providing school leaders with the insight they need to prevent future tragedies.

The School Safety Ecosystem: Elements and Key Considerations 

In this webinar, we’ll define the key aspects of the school safety ecosystem. We will discuss how holistic coverage and the interplay of components like procedures, protocols, and technology can work in unison to create a safer environment for learning and growth.

School Safety: Deconstructing an Active Shooter Event

Paul Jenne and Kevin Craig will dissect an active shooter event from both the compliance and the technological perspectives to help attendees understand the key components of these events. Our speakers will explore how future active shooter attempts  may be prevented through effective planning and response.

The Integral Role of Compliance and Technology in Creating Safer Schools

From lockdown drills and school safety plans to video surveillance and emergency notification systems, there are many elements to consider when it comes to fostering safer school campuses. 

Our co-presenters will explore the interplay between compliance and technology, including how to ensure swift, efficient response times when they’re needed most.

Intended Audience

This event will provide helpful information for key school district stakeholders including: 

  • K–12 Superintendents and Business Administrators
  • School District IT Professionals
  • School Safety and Security Professionals
  • Higher Education Administrators
  • Those entrusted with ensuring the safety of school district students, faculty, and staff within your district

Presenters: 

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Paul Jenne

Eastern DataComm Sales Manager & School Safety Advisor

Paul Jenne leads business development at Eastern DataComm, a safety and communications company that has served school districts, businesses, and municipalities for over 30 years. As a father of three, school safety is a topic that is near and dear to Paul’s heart. Paul has worked with hundreds of schools, teaching them how to create safer environments by leveraging effective technology. His goal is to help customers improve their day-to-day communications, but most importantly, assist them with finding cost-effective technological solutions to ensure they are best equipped to keep their communities safe.

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Kevin Craig

Porzio Compliance Services Assistant Vice President of Safety, Security, and Investigations 

Kevin Craig is a recognized subject matter expert in law enforcement, management, and school security. He is a retired police chief with over 30 years of experience, a Licensed Private Detective, and is certified as a Public Manager, Police Instructor, School Safety Specialist, and School Resource Officer in New Jersey.

He is a certified instructor in Active Shooter Response, De-escalation, and Threat Assessment and an instructor for the NJ School Safety Specialist Academy in the NJ Department of Education. Chief Craig was appointed to the NJ School Security Task Force by the Governor of New Jersey as a subject matter expert.

Chief Craig is a member of the ASIS International School Safety and Security Council and Advisory Board Member and Senior Instructor for the NJ Association of School Resource Officers. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University where he instructs courses in emergency management, threat assessment, and crisis communication.

Chief Craig has conducted training, planning, and assessments for public and private schools, businesses, and faith-based institutions. He is regularly consulted as a subject matter expert on issues of school security and recently authored a book on school safety best practices.

A Special “Thank You” from Eastern DataComm: All Attendees Receive a Complimentary School Safety Consultation!

When you register for this educational experience, you will receive a complimentary School Safety Consultation with our School Safety Advisors.

Connected & Protected: The 3 Key Elements Of Effective Video Surveillance In Schools

Connected & Protected: The 3 Key Elements Of Effective Video Surveillance In Schools

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The Latest Installment of Eastern DataComm’s Connected & Protected Webinar Series

Event Summary:

Video surveillance allows schools to provide an elevated level of day-to-day safety and security. Utilizing a customized video surveillance system enhances the way school districts respond to emergency situations like lockdowns and active shooter events.

In this complimentary educational webinar, our Video Surveillance Advisors will share the three key components of an effective video surveillance solution. And, because one size does not fit all when it comes to campus safety and physical security, we’ll discuss the essential considerations school administrators need to make as they work with their technology partner to design and implement a comprehensive, customized solution that ensures the safety of their students, staff, and campus visitors.

Schedule:

  • Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 11 am ET
  • Tuesday, June 7th, 2022 at 12 pm ET
  • Thursday June 9th, 2022 at 1 pm ET

Agenda At A Glance: 

  • Introductions & Who is Eastern DataComm?
  • Three Elements Of Effective Video Surveillance Solutions
  • How These Elements Relate To Emergency Response
  • Key Take-Away Summary
  • Q&A

Duration – 30 minutes

Topics for Exploration:

This Webinar Will Cover 3 Elements Of Effective Video Surveillance Solutions

Element 1: Choosing The Right Camera For The Job

We’ll explore the typical considerations you’ll make as you select the right cameras for your video surveillance system and touch on details many people miss. We’ll explore the different types of cameras, and which features lend themselves to being best suited for school-based implementation.

Element 2: Integrating Video Surveillance And Access Control On The Same Platform

We’ll share the advantages of tying your video surveillance and access control solutions together. For many schools, these systems are completely disconnected from each other, often coming from different manufacturers and supported by a myriad of different vendors.

We’ll discuss how integration allows you to experience a variety of benefits including easier management and more effective notification. 

Element 3: Enhanced Analytics For Improved Search

Finally, we’ll examine how your video surveillance system can be even more effective when you implement a solution that employs robust analytics. We’ll explore the expansive analytics capabilities of new video surveillance technologies. We’ll help you understand which of these new features can help you reach your school or district’s safety and physical security goals.

Intended Audience

This event will provide helpful information for key school and district stakeholders including: 

  • K–12 Superintendents and Business Administrators
  • School District IT Professionals
  • School Safety and Security Professionals
  • Higher Education Administrators
  • Those entrusted with ensuring the safety of school district students, faculty, and staff within your district

Presenters: 

Paul Jenne

Eastern DataComm Sales Manager & School Safety Advisor

Paul Jenne leads business development at Eastern DataComm, a safety and communications company that has served school districts, businesses, and municipalities for over 30 years. As a father of three, school safety is a topic that is near and dear to Paul’s heart. Paul has worked with hundreds of schools, teaching them how to create safer environments by leveraging effective technology. His goal is to help customers improve their day-to-day communications, but most importantly, assist them with finding cost-effective technological solutions to ensure they are best equipped to keep their communities safe.

A Special “Thank You” From Eastern DataComm: All Attendees Receive A Complimentary School Safety Consultation!

When you register for this educational experience, your school or district will receive a complimentary School Safety Consultation.

Is Your Campus’ Phone System Compliant with New 911 Laws?

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Join Us in Partnership with Mitel for Our Latest Live Educational Webinar

We invite you to virtually attend our latest educational webinar on enhancing school safety technology while complying with recent FCC regulations regarding emergency phone communication requirements.

We’ve partnered with Mitel, an industry leader in telecommunications, to offer you a thorough and informative presentation that dives deep into the ways that phone systems and Eastern DataComm’s own Lockdown and Emergency Notification System (LENS) more effectively ensure the safety of your school district’s students, faculty, and staff.

We’ll be reviewing the recent FCC regulations regarding how multiline phone systems (like those typically used within a school district) must function in an emergency to ensure rapid response when every second counts.

You’ll leave the webinar feeling confident in your ability to better safeguard your school community by leveraging communications technologies that quickly communicate a threat in emergency situations like lockdowns or active shooter events.

For full event details, click here.

Connected & Protected: What Your Phone System Must Do to Keep Your School Safe – Feb 24

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Eastern DataComm invites you to view this on-demand educational webinar that explores how best to enhance school safety technology while complying with recent FCC regulations regarding emergency phone communication requirements.

We’ve partnered with Mitel, an industry leader in telecommunications, to offer you a thorough and informative presentation that dives deep into the ways that phone systems and Eastern DataComm’s own Lockdown and Emergency Notification System (LENS) solution more effectively ensure the safety of your school district’s students, faculty, and staff.

In this presentation, you will learn:

  • The implications of recent legislation (Kari’s Law and Ray Baum’s Act) on district safety, communication with first responders, and how multiline telecommunication systems must work in order to stay in compliance with these regulations
  • The role of mass communication and notification in school safety and how faster, more effective communication can save lives
  • What your phone system needs to be able to do in order to be not simply a communication tool, but also an effective school campus safety solution
  • How school districts can properly set up emergency notifications to ensure the safety of their students, staff, and visitors
  • How your phone system can act as an additional safeguard during emergencies like lockdowns and active shooter events
  • How Eastern DataComm’s Lockdown and Emergency Notification System (LENS) combined with Mitel’s industry-leading Mitel Revolution address emergency notification and communication challenges

Why Most Schools are NOT Fully Prepared for a Lockdown – Dec 7

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One of the key components to mitigate loss of life in an active shooter scenario is response time.  In this educational webinar, we will first explain the challenges a school faces during a lockdown or active shooter event and why most schools are not fully prepared to respond to the event. Then, we will discuss the three principles all technology solutions must meet to be effective during a lockdown. Next, we’ll explore how to leverage existing communications technology already used in your district to improve the effectiveness of emergency notifications. Finally, we will showcase a live demonstration of the types of technology solutions that improve both day-to-day communications, as well as emergency notification to ensure your school is best prepared for a lockdown.

Back in School—The latest in School Safety Technology

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Join us for a technology demonstration that takes a holistic approach to improving safety and communications within your district by leveraging much of your existing technology and integrating it into a premier emergency notification system called LENS (Lockdown & Emergency Notification System). We will also demonstrate new features and integration that brings safety and communications to an all-new level.

Evaluating Your School’s Physical Security Strategy
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Evaluating Your School’s Physical Security Strategy

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As schools across the east coast monitor state recommendations for safely reopening, Eastern Datacomm wants to help you assess how you can protect your employees and students by evaluating your school’s physical security system.

Please join us on our exclusive webinar with Verkada where we’ll demonstrate hybrid cloud video security that is easy to use, easy to maintain, and can secure your campus more effectively than your current video security and access control solutions.

Why your PA system is not prepared for a lockdown (and how to fix it)!

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Join us for a webinar that will show you how to make smart investments in your current intercom/paging system to have it working like new without the cost of a complete rip-and-replace.

We will show you how to tie it into other technologies to improve not only emergency notifications but day-to-day communications as well.
We will go over when you should stick with traditional, analog systems and when an IP solution makes sense.

How to Improve School Safety Beyond Alyssa’s Law

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Join us for a School Safety webinar that explores why your school may not be as prepared as you think for a lockdown or active shooter event.

At our Webinar, we will:

  • Highlight the LENS (Lockdown & Emergency Notification System) solution, demonstrating how it meets the Alyssa’s Law requirements
  • Show how to leverage a lot of your existing communications technology (e.g. Phone System, Paging System, Cameras) to provide an overall effective and comprehensive solution.
  • Demonstrate some of the new features to LENS that make it the top emergency notification solution on the market!
The Future of Physical Security: Leveraging the Cloud and AI to Secure Your Organization
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The Future of Physical Security: Leveraging the Cloud and AI to Secure Your Organization

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The Future of Physical Security: Leveraging the Cloud and AI to Secure Your Organization.

Do you have a suggestion for a webinar, contact Eastern DataComm today.