Addressing the Concerns of Affordability in School Security

June 30, 2023
Mike Matranga

 

In a timely discussion on school safety, host Mike Matranga engages with Susan Payne, School Safety & Prevention Expert and Founder of Safe2Tell, to tackle the common excuses of lack of funds and denial when it comes to implementing effective security measures in K-12 education. As the stakes for student safety continue to rise, Payne provides valuable insights on accessing necessary funds and engaging government leaders at all levels to prioritize school safety.

On this clip from an upcoming episode of SecurED, host Mike Matranga and guest Susan Payne delve into the crucial question: “What do you say to those who deny the need for enhanced school security measures in schools and claim insufficient funds?” They confront the excuses often heard and shed light on practical strategies to address both the financial and denial challenges faced by educational institutions.

Mike Matranga, CEO of M6 Global Defense, leads the conversation, while Susan Payne, a renowned School Safety & Prevention Expert, shares her expertise and experiences. Together, they explore the ways to overcome barriers and secure the necessary resources for effective school safety measures.

In this enlightening episode, you’ll discover:

  • Strategies to access funding opportunities at local, state, and federal levels.
  • The importance of engaging in dialogue and assessment to identify gaps and barriers in school safety.
  • The significance of being proactive and prepared to apply for grants and funds as they become available.

Susan Payne, Founder of Safe2Tell and an esteemed figure in the field of school safety, brings her extensive background and industry accolades to the conversation. With her expertise, she has assisted numerous educational institutions in establishing best practices for violence prevention and early intervention.

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