Why PASS?

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) offers the most comprehensive information available on best practices specifically for securing school facilities, vetted extensively by experts across the education, public safety and industry sectors.

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PASS School Safety and Security Guidelines

The information, tools and insight needed to implement a tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments based on individual needs, nationwide best practices and effective utilization of available resources.

What One Security Expert and Parent Learned From Parkland

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When someone asks another person, “Have you heard about the school shooting,” and that person hasn’t, you can sense instant concern as they respond with “No! Where?” But one day, for security expert and parent Noel Glacer, it did happen at the school his son attended. In this article, he recounts hearing the news of the Parkland shooting and, now as the Vice President of SOS Parkland Inc., he also shares what the nonpartisan organization is doing to improve school security.

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How to Navigate the Market for School Security Solutions

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With limited resources available, a big challenge for school administrators isn’t necessarily finding the latest-and-greatest product on the market, but rather figuring out how to leverage available funding most effectively. Guy Grace, Vice Chair of the PASS Advisory Council, shares how he works with schools to make sure they’re getting the most out of their security investments.

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Welcome Chuck Wilson, the New PASS Advisory Council Chair

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The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) is proud to welcome Chuck Wilson as the new chair of the PASS Advisory Council. Wilson has over 40 years of experience in the communications, security, and life safety business.

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Ready to Support the Work of PASS?

To grow the work that PASS has been doing to make schools safer and more secure, we need the support of companies and organizations like yours.

Our partners include stakeholders throughout the education, public safety and industry sectors that share our vision for improving school safety.