Managing the Risks of Invitees on School Property

Posted by Joe Jarret on June 20, 2018 at 9:44 AM

In today’s public school environment, both students and staff are constantly on the alert for unauthorized persons on campus. Children, in particular, are often taught to announce the presence of unknown third-parties with the familiar cry of “stranger danger!” But what about those persons (other than parents or guardians) who are temporarily invited to be on school property?

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Organizations by Angelique Dale from Praesidium

Posted by Angelique Dale on April 18, 2016 at 11:46 AM

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Organizations Starts with the Screening Process

Posted by Angelique Dale on March 22, 2016 at 9:59 AM

“The employee had a clean criminal background check.” This is often a school’s statement following an allegation of abuse. However, statistics show that even the most egregious predators do not have criminal histories (only 4% – 5% do); and as recently highlighted in this month’s USA Today exposé, teachers who lose teaching licenses in one state often get a teaching job in another state because there isn’t a national teacher disciplinary tracking system.