Risk Management

  • Risk Management | Schools should look for more than sexual misconduct when identifying educator behaviors that can hurt students. The “rescue mentality” is a real risk. Article by David Wolowitz, McLane Middleton ...

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  • Risk Management | Traditional lockdown drills demoralized students and staff. New protocols built confidence and capabilities. Photo above: Staff and students at Indian Creek School assemble "go buckets" for ...

  •   Risk Management | Strong concussion management policy and protocol can protect students from life-threatening injuries — and schools from legal fallout. While people around the country gather to watch football ...

  • Risk Management | Including these in employee and student contracts allows schools to avoid the court system. But are they the right move for your school? Article by Drew Davis and Joseph Bevington IV, Folger ...

  • Risk Management | While active shooter events draw overwhelming attention, sympathy and concern, reactions to them should not drive a school’s safety and preparedness policies, said safety experts from Kiernan ...

  • Risk Management | Faculty and staff who have completed popular active shooter training programs often perform worse in simulations than those with no training, according to this school safety expert.  Article ...

  • Risk Management | How much time, energy and focus do independent schools place on the titanic risks that accompany athletic events?  Article by Steve Mandell, Big Back Pack In the South, football season ...

  • Risk Management | Exchange programs and stays with host families are increasingly the norm. What risks do they bring? From the July/August 2018  Net Assets magazine The following is an excerpt of the article ...

  • Projections | Many of the costliest risks to independent schools involve people. By avoiding distractions and complacency, business officers can lead their communities to safety. From the July/August 2018 Net Assets ...

  • Risk Management | Launching a campus-wide risk management program may seem daunting, but with attention to leadership, resources and communication, any school can get started. Article by Cecily Garber ...