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Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose

School Safety and Regulatory Compliance

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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Strength in Unity: Enhancing School Safety Through Law Enforcement Collaboration

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, join host Dr. Amy Grosso as she sits down with Officer Meg Soultz, Co-Founder of Rescue in Color.  Together, they delve into the vital collaboration between law enforcement and school districts to enhance school safety.  Meg shares insights from her diverse career in public…

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

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…

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Proactive School Safety: Leveraging the Summer Months

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, join host Dr. Amy Grosso as she sits down with Dr. Allison Willemin, Executive Director of School Safety, Operational Technology, and Student Services at Oxford Community Schools, Michigan.  Together, they delve into the crucial topic of school safety during the summer months, focusing on…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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Supporting Staff Wellbeing

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies. In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, join host Dr. Amy Grosso as she sits down with Shannon Jenkins, M.Ed., Coordinator of Mental Health at Thompson School District in Loveland, Colorado. Together, they delve into the crucial topic of supporting staff wellbeing within…

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School Violence Prevention and Response

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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Facing Adversity Head-On: Leadership Insights From Charmeachealle Moore
July 23, 2024

Welcome to “Through the Storm,” where resilience and facing adversity head-on takes center stage. If you were to look up the word in the dictionary, you might just find a picture of Charmeachealle Moore, known affectionately as Mike Moore. His life story reads like a testament to unwavering determination and perseverance. Mike is a…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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School Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Understanding Threat Assessment
April 9, 2024

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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Securing Our Schools: Threat Assessments, Access Control, and Analytics
March 26, 2024

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
March 12, 2024

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
February 27, 2024

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
February 13, 2024

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
January 30, 2024

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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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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