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Resource of the Week - New FSDirect Guides

This week we’re excited to bring you several brand new FSDirect guides! Whether you are new to FSDirect or a veteran user, there is something for everyone in these new guides!

Author: Karen Holt
Houston County Schools (Ala.) Adopts CrisisManager for Extra Visibility into Safety Plans

We’ve added another stellar K-12 school district to the  CrisisManager user list – Houston County Schools (Ala.). Serving approximately 6,400 K-12 students in southeastern Alabama, Houston County Schools is using CrisisManager to increase the …

Author: SchoolDude
Raising Awareness with M&O KPIs
  • 5/19/2015
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Raising Awareness with M&O KPIs

At Topeka USD 501 we create a monthly newsletter to help raise awareness of what the Maintenance Department does for our schools. We feel it's important to let the district know how we use technology - so we make sure they're aware of SchoolDude and how …

Author: Gary McGirr
CrisisManager Has a New Look and Added Features

We are pleased to announce that our mobile safety app CrisisManager has a variety of new features, which include: Actionable plan banners and event icons – Offering even more customization, users can send emails, make a call or text with just a click …

Author: SchoolDude
Dude Data Matters- Wrench Turning Time

Dude Data Matters is intended to provide thought provoking information you can share with staff and stakeholders and highlight areas of opportunity. Each quarter our data scientists will do a deep dive into Dude Nation and deliver an index, with key …

Author: Jed DeGroote
Q&A: Disaster Preparedness Tips and Trends Webinar Part II

In the 2nd of our 2-part series to continue the discussion on disaster preparedness and safety management, we want to answer YOUR questions. We had such a positive response to Paul Timm, security expert and President of RETA Security, he was flooded with questions by webinar attendees. We’ll review some of those questions here. Read on for Paul's answers or watch the recording!

Author: Sam Zippin
CrisisManager Wins CODiE Award for Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution

We are pleased to announce that our mobile safety platform, CrisisManager , won the coveted SIIA 2015 CODiE Award for Best Postsecondary Enterprise Solution. One of 28 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category, we are thrilled to be …

Author: SchoolDude
10 Summer Project Ideas to Reduce Energy Costs

A good Preventive Maintenance (PM) Program equals energy savings. With summer around the corner, take a look at these ten maintenance & operations tips from the US Department of Energy, in cooperation with National School Boards Association, that can increase energy efficiencies and create energy savings. Did we mention, these tips can be implemented immediately, at negligible cost—and are great beginner projects for new staff.

Author: SchoolDude
Community Recognition Program
  • 5/7/2015
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Community Recognition Program

We're excited to announce the release of the SchoolDude Community Recognition Program, which recognizes and rewards Community participation and contributions to Discussions, Blogs, and Ideas!   Win SchoolDude swag coupons and even a …

Author: Jed DeGroote
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In the second of our Professional Development Webinar Series, we focused on safety management and disaster preparedness, to help give school leaders actionable plans for various emergencies and concerns that can arise. Paul Timm is a security expert, President of RETA Security, and has done hundreds of assessments, emergency planning and training for educational institutions nationwide. 

Paul asks the audience what their biggest concern is when it comes to safety management, analyzes the results, and dives into each of these concerns and best practices to address each of these within your buildings. Watch the recording now for more of Paul’s feedback.

Author: Sam Zippin
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