Protecting Youth: What’s on the Horizon for The “I Love U Guys” Foundation

June 25, 2024
Theresa Sullivan

 

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Pat Hamilton, the new executive director of The “I Love U Guys” Foundation, who discusses his extensive background in school safety, the history and impact of the Foundation, and the future initiatives aimed at enhancing safety protocols and programs in schools. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • Journey of Pat and The “I Love U Guys” Foundation 
  • Adoption and Impact of Response and Reunification Protocols 
  • Future Foundation Focus: Classroom-Level Training for Teachers and Students 
  • Integration of Technology in Emergency Response Communications 

With his 23-year tenure at Adams 12 Five Star Schools and new role as the Executive Director of The “I Love U Guys” Foundation, Pat Hamilton demonstrates a strong commitment to enhancing school safety.  His involvement with The  “I Love U Guys” Foundation since 2008 underscores his dedication to creating safe learning environments and protecting the joy of youth.  Pat’s knowledge of school safety is evident through his contributions to the Standard Response Protocol (SRP) and the Standard Reunification Method (SRM), which earned him the moniker “grandfather of reunification,” an acknowledgment that reflects his contributions to school safety.  The dedication Pat exhibits to enhancing the safety of schools, districts, departments, agencies, organizations, and communities around the world establishes him as a respected leader for The “I Love U Guys” Foundation as it moves forward. 

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