Risk Management Archive

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 ...

Big Game. Big Challenges.

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 ...

Holding Vigil

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 | With more parents sending their kids to and from school in ride-share vehicles, schools wonder what their liability might be if a child is harmed using such services. Article by Julie Strom ...

The More You Know: Vaping

Risk Management | Vaping and drug use are increasing nationwide. Update your student handbook and develop an appropriate policy. From the July/August 2018  Net Assets magazine The following is an excerpt ...