Archive Tag: Emergency Notification System


Empowering Schools With Insight That Helps Protect Their Communities

Empowering School Districts

With the Parkland school shooting trial making headlines and the memory of the recent Uvalde, Texas, shooting in mind, there’s no more pressing a time than now to focus on school district campus-wide safety protocols. At Eastern DataComm, we’re as committed as ever to empowering school districts across the country to take proactive steps in […]

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Back-To-School: Considerations For Safety + Security In The New School Year

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A new school year is upon us. In light of the continuous string of headlines speaking to mass shootings and acts of violence taking place on campuses across the country, it’s important to focus on what can be done to ensure safety and security as we enter this academic year. Whether that means updating an […]

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Technology and the School Safety Ecosystem: Fostering Safer Schools

Emergency Notification System

There are a variety of channels that encompass the ‘safety ecosystem’ in schools. School safety and police officers, training, threat assessment, procedures and protocols for emergencies, compliance, and technology infrastructure essentials like emergency notification systems, video surveillance, and access control systems can all play a vital role in keeping schools and districts safe before, during, […]

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How Effective Emergency Notification Technology Responds To A Variety Of Emergencies

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While we may hear about active shooter-related lockdowns most often, there are a variety of potential challenges for which a school can employ an emergency notification system. In fact, according to The U.S. Department of Education’s Building Blocks to School Safety Report, schools should have an emergency operations plan in place that considers all threats […]

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Paging, Bells, and Clocks: Synchronized Solutions for Educational Facilities

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In a school community, each day is driven by the clock and bell schedule. That schedule can shift each day with special schedules, early dismissals, and other events. That’s why at Eastern DataComm, we provide comprehensive solutions for educational facilities to enhance daily communications and keep the daily routines your school depends on in sync. […]

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Is Your School District’s Phone System Compliant With New FCC Regulations?

FCC Regulations

In light of two recent federal laws strengthening the effectiveness of emergency calls, many schools are taking a more critical look at their multiline telephone systems. Today, we’re sharing some of the key aspects of these two laws and an opportunity to better understand their impact while implementing changes that help ensure the safety and […]

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Case Study: Park Ridge (NJ) School District


District Implements Leading-Edge Communication And Emergency Notification Systems With Help From Eastern DataComm. The Park Ridge School District comprises three schools with more than 1,200 students from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Events like Superstorm Sandy and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting were shocking demonstrations of the need for reliable emergency notification and communications systems. […]

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What To Look For When Selecting Your Access Control System

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Does your current access control system need an upgrade? Are you thinking about bringing this technology to your school district, business, or municipality? Here are three key areas to evaluate whether you’re considering installing or upgrading your access control system. Do You Need A Way To Improve Daily Operations Or Automate Intruder Prevention? Do any […]

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