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Sandy Hook parent, Michele Gay, to share lessons learned from tragedy WHAT The Security Industry Association (SIA), in cooperation with the Congressional School Safety Caucus, will host an important panel discussion on "Securing America's K-12 Schools." Safe and...read more
MEDIA ADVISORY Sandy Hook parent, Michele Gay, shares lessons learned from tragedy WHAT: Safe and Sound Schools’ executive director and co-founder Michele Gay will present at the 33rd Annual Governor's Safety and Health Conference and Exposition. Gay will share her...read more
Focus on Preparation, Prevention and Moving Beyond Tragedy to Recovery (ANNAPOLIS, MD) –The Maryland Center for School Safety in partnership with Safe and Sound Schools will host a series of school safety trainings featuring presentations from a mother who lost her...read more
Two BU COM organizations compete against each other to raise money for safer schools BOSTON, Nov. 15, 2016 – Boston University’s PRLab and AdLab joined the Safe and Sound Schools “Change for School Safety” initiative. The two Boston University College of Communication...read more
Pledges to raise money to provide school safety outreach and resources to schools in need BOSTON, MA, Oct. 28, 2016 – Safe and Sound Schools has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and...read more
Newtown Students Head Back to Safer Schools as the District Implements Innovative School Safety Emergency Preparedness System
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the 2016-17 school year and with a concern for safety few schools can imagine, the Newtown Public School District in Newtown, CT has implemented a cloud-based school safety system that directly...read more
Tucson, AZ., August 11, 2016. Safe and Sound Schools, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering communities to learn how they can join hands, hearts, and minds to make schools safer, renewed its partnership for a 3rd year with Security100Summits K-12....read more
Status Solutions Joins Forces with Safe and Sound Schools to Increase Awareness of Safety and Security within Schools
Status solutions sponsors Safe and Sound Schools initiative Status Solutions announced today that they’re a proud sponsor of Safe and Sound Schools. Status Solutions will work closely with Safe and Sounds Schools and co-founder Michele Gay to protect students,...read more
Supporting both the east and west events extends organization’s reach and influence among school safety experts NEWTOWN, Conn. – July 20, 2016 – Safe and Sound Schools announced its sponsorship of the 3rd Annual Campus Safety Conference, both East (July 25-26, 2016,...read more
NEWTOWN, Conn. – July 16, 2016 – Safe and Sound Schools has received a $5,000 donation from the Newtown, CT Big Y World Class Market to support the organization’s mission of improving school safety. While Safe and Sound is a national movement, this donation represents...read more