Tampa, FL, May 10, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Student safety has become a topic of national focus. It’s a subject that can often be met with frustration, confusion, and concern by all involved. Maintaining a safe learning environment is a discussion that includes school personnel, students, and parents alike. D-Prep is no stranger to rising to this sort of challenge; they specialize in training law enforcement officials on the latest in disaster preparedness. PikMyKid and D-Prep are taking proactive and preventative measures to ensure that safety is more than just a buzzword. With their workshop, participants will be able to practice tangible procedures that will save time and lives. At the end of the conference, attendees will receive a certificate, demonstrating their mastery of school safety procedures.
The workshop will feature segments on behavioral intervention, threat assessment and the effective use of available School Safety Technologies.
“Jeff Solomon has an extensive background in the complex field of public safety in the school environment. He has worked with the 30,000 student Grant School District Police Department for eight years, seven of which he has served as the Chief of Police.” (retrieved from http://dprep.com/bios/) Solomon will be leading Monday’s morning session, focused on the MERIT Active Shooter course.
D-Prep provides training and consulting services for disaster preparation and emergency response to the Federal, State and Local governments. In addition to this training services, they also hold individual classes and conduct drills for Law Enforcement agencies, US Marines, FBI, DEA, Navy Seals and School Districts and individual Schools. Some of the topics they cover are- MERIT Active shooter response, Vertical Emergency Management in K-12, Critical Incident Response, Incident Command System, Crisis Media Relations, Hostage negotiations and much more. They have succeeded in training over 40,000 law enforcement and civilian students since 1997.
PikMyKid provides tools to mitigate peak traffic around schools, and provides a secure platform for carpooling between parents. PikMyKid’s Dismissal Management solution reduces the amount of time and energy required to ensure a safe dismissal.The program provides free apps to parents to connect to the PikMyKid portal to access real-time information about their children. PikMyKid School Safety Program is now operating in 26 states and 4 countries, with over 100k users.
“School Officials are being overloaded with tech options, and those options to keep their schools safe can run from expensive to simple and low-cost. I hope to show people that there is a way to utilize technology to implement powerful security and safety within a budget,” said JJ Roberts, PikMyKid, Board Member
JJ Roberts will be speaking at next Monday’s conference. Specifically, he will be highlighting the role that technology plays in secure campus access.
The entire seminar is scheduled to run Monday May 14th from 7:30AM - 6:00PM at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Florida. PikMyKid and D-Prep will be there to answer questions and provide insight on disaster preparedness and school safety.
For complete information regarding the workshop and registration: http://dprep.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/REVISED_FloridaSchoolSafetyConferenceFlierwithLink.pdf