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Preventing School Violence

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Adam Coughran, President, Safe Kids, Inc.  During the conversation, they discussed proactive strategies for preventing violence in schools, focusing on the importance of communication channels within schools, behavioral awareness, and community involvement to aid in early detection and […]

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Understanding Threat Assessment

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Heilit Biehl, Director of Judicial Services, Jeffco Public Schools in Jefferson County Colorado, Board of Directors Vice-Chair for the “I Love U Guys” Foundation and President of the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Association of Threat Assessment […]

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Education & EdTech
Securing Our Schools: Threat Assessments, Access Control, and Analytics

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Bruce Canal, Executive Lead for K-12 / Higher Education at Genetec, Inc. During the conversation, they focused on several critical aspects of enhancing safety in educational environments, including threat Assessments, access Control, and analytics. Key Takeaways: • The […]

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Self-Injury Awareness Month

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies.  In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Bree Borgsteadt, LCSW-S, Director of Outpatient Services at Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute.  During the conversation, they discussed Self-Injury Awareness Month and the importance of understanding, identifying, and addressing self-injury among […]

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Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Empowering Youth to Recognize and Prevent Teen Dating Violence: A Guide for Safe Relationships on School Safety Today

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Angela Lee, Director of Love Is Respect at the National Domestic Hotline. During the conversation, they discussed Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and the significance of educators understanding the signs of unhealthy relationships and teen dating violence so […]

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Improving Emergency Response for School Safety

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies. In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Jamison Peevyhouse, VP of Public Safety, RapidSOS.  During the conversation, they discuss enhancing emergency response outcomes by securely linking life-saving data from connected devices directly to emergency services. Key Takeaways: […]

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Introducing Machine to Machine (M2M) Marketing: The Next Frontier in Business Automation
April 24, 2024

As the landscape of business and technology continues to evolve, a novel concept is emerging that may soon redefine the traditional marketing framework: Machine to Machine (M2M) Marketing. This innovative approach could fundamentally transform how businesses interact, making it crucial to explore its implications and potential.   The Rise of M2M Marketing M2M Marketing builds […]

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Trending Soon: Solving Customers’ Needs and Creating Personalized Shopping Experiences is the Future of Retail
April 24, 2024

One way that brands can enhance customer loyalty and increase their sales is by leveraging the growing consumer desire for easy and personalized shopping experiences.  In a recent segment of Experts Talk for a roundtable discussion on the present and future state of retail stores, Sarah Jarvis, a Retail Marketing and Loyalty Expert at […]

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Small Retailers are at the Forefront of Economic and Community Revival
April 24, 2024

As big-box retailers like Walmart and Target continue to expand their physical storefronts, small business retailers are carving out a niche by integrating deeply with their local communities. These local shops, unlike their gigantic counterparts, are leveraging their brick-and-mortar presence to enhance community ties and foster local economies. While large retailers invest in blending […]

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When Using & Safeguarding Mass Amounts of Captured Data From Facility Monitoring Devices and Environments, Make it Meaningful
April 24, 2024

One of the many topics of ISC West 2024 was how the industry could overcome the strategic challenge of managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data collected from facility monitoring devices. Cathal Walsh, the Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Guidepost Solutions, engages deeply with this issue and offered insights on refining […]

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Other School Safety Today
National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
January 10, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Annabelle Thomson, Program Specialist with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s (NCMEC) Child Sex Trafficking Team, to discuss the nature and scope of child sex trafficking, misconceptions and warning signs in children, the role of […]

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Navigating Emergencies with Visual Alerts
December 19, 2023

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Natalie Mactier, CEO of Vivi International. Natalie discusses the evolution of classroom technology into an integrated school safety communication system that includes: • Highly targeted emergency notifications and integrations with other security systems, enhancing campus safety and situational […]

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How to Assist Students Experiencing Homelessness
December 12, 2023

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Kenya Haynes, Program Specialist at the National Center for Homeless Education to discuss the complexities surrounding the issue of students experiencing homelessness and the educational strategies required to address these challenges effectively.  The broad definition of homelessness according […]

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Pt. 2: Proactive Student Wellbeing Through Early Intervention
December 12, 2023

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Liz Nowland-Margolis, Executive Director of School Safety and District Operations for Ann Arbor Public Schools for part two of a two-part series on proactive student wellbeing through early intervention to discuss the importance of: Proactive approaches to […]

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Pt. 1 Proactive Student Well-being Through Early Intervention
November 14, 2023

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Dr. Frank Straub, Senior Director of Violence Prevention Research and Programs at Safe and Sound Schools and Co-Director of the “Protect 2 Prevent” project for part one of a two-part series on proactive student wellbeing through early […]

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Strengthening School-Parent Partnerships for Enhanced Safety
October 25, 2023

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies. In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Missy Dodds, speaker and trainer for Safe and Sound Schools, a national non-profit school safety advocacy and resource center. They discussed the pivotal role parents play in advocating for […]

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National Bullying Prevention Month: Hey Dude, Nice Shoes
October 18, 2023

In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Carolyn Jennings-Brown, Founder and Program Director of “Hey Dude, Nice Shoes” to discuss the importance of: Raising awareness about bullying and shifting the focus from merely identifying the problem to finding solutions and promoting […]

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The Defensive Line & Student Suicide Prevention
September 22, 2023

Student suicide prevention is a paramount concern among mental health providers. For one organization, student suicide prevention is more than a concern: it’s their mission. The alarming rise in mental health crises among youth has become a pressing concern in recent times. With the complexities of modern life and the challenges of the digital […]

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Enhancing School Communication & Reunification
August 24, 2023

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies. In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with John-Michael Keyes, executive director and co-founder of the “I Love U Guys” Foundation to shed light on their mission, collaboration, and unique approach to training, all aimed at protecting the […]

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