Adam Coughran

Safety & Security Expert – President Safe Kids Inc.

Adam Coughran is an industry leader in safety and security training for schools, businesses, and organizations. Adam is a veteran of Southern California law enforcement who utilized his expertise to found Safe Kids Inc. and Standards Training Group, organizations dedicated to helping deter crime and mitigate violence. He’s been recognized as one of the “Go-To” experts for national media outlets, appearing on NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Good Morning America, FOX’s Nancy Grace, HLN’s MichaeLA, CBS This Morning, and numerous live interviews in addition to a contributing author to Newsweek Magazine.

Bachelor of Arts - BA, Political Science and Government 2000 - 2004
Graduate Certificate, Administration and Leadership of Criminal Justice Organizations 2008 - 2009
Master of Arts - MA, Organizational Leadership 2008 - 2010
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White House Ramps Up School Nutrition With Added 50 Million in Grant Funding

Adam Coughran - November 11, 2022

Adam Coughran, President of@safekidsinc, breaks down why the White Houses $50M in grant funding is so essential for education and better learning outcomes. The latest in a string of funding efforts by the White House, it is hoped that students will have greater access to healthier and more locally sourced produce despite the pinch of rising costs.

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All-Encompassing Crisis Systems to Improve School Safety

Adam Coughran - July 19, 2022

Crisis communications include everything from the initial reports to the recovery. Secure and refurbished buildings are the first systems for maintaining safe schools.

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How Improving Door Security Can Help Protect Schools

Adam Coughran - June 30, 2022

With every school shooting that occurs within the United States questions around security arise. How do we, as a society, protect our children when they are at school?

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What Does it Mean to Have ‘Trauma-Informed’ and ‘Age-Appropriate’ Safety Drills?

Adam Coughran - May 10, 2022

In school security news, governors in New Jersey, Texas, and Washington state recently signed legislation with specific active shooter drill parameters. These states have taken a stance on what they believe should and should not be included in active shooter drills in schools, said Adam Coughran.

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