Entries by Martha Gonzalez

Dr. Frank G. Straub Joins Safe and Sound Schools as Senior Director of Violence Prevention Research and Programs

Newly Appointed Senior Director of Violence Prevention Research and Programs Brings Decades of Unparalleled Experience   SANDY HOOK, Conn., March 7, 2023 – Safe and Sound Schools, a national non-profit school safety advocacy and resource center that provides research-based tools and support for crisis prevention, response, and recovery, today announced the appointment of Frank G. […]

From the Field: Ask an Expert With Safe and Sound Schools

Michele joins industry expert Thom Jones of Navigate 360 to take a look at how far we’ve come–and where we are headed–in school safety.  The following conversation has been adapted from a previous interview and revised for clarity and readability.  MG: Hello, Thom Jones. I’m excited to visit with you and catch up on all […]

Asked and Answered: Expert Insights on School Safety and Security

By: Michele Gay I recently had the opportunity to chat with Anthony Seiler of Johnson Controls, a leading security industry firm, and proud supporter of our mission at Safe and Sound Schools, to discuss the current and future landscapes of school safety and security. Seiler shares insights and expertise on security, a back-to-basics approach, and […]

Fourth Annual National Summit On School Safety Gathers Experts to “Rethink School Safety”

Virtual Summit brings together the nation’s top school safety leaders to discuss critical issues, best practices, and practical solutions for schools.   SANDY HOOK, Conn.—School safety professionals across the United States and internationally will mark National School Safety Week October 18-20 with Safe and Sound Schools at the virtual 2022 National Summit on School Safety, […]

School resource officers from across the country gather in Denver for national conference to train, reflect

“DENVER — School resource officers from across the country have gathered in Denver for the 2022 NASRO National School Safety Conference to train on the best ways to keep our students safe. The week-long conference culminated in a service at the Columbine Memorial Thursday evening to reflect on their collective mission — to prevent similar tragedies in […]