Discovering Your School Security Arsenal: Enhancing Districts with Technology

In a recent webcast, two experts in school security shared their insights on the latest technology advancements that impact educational institutions. Guy Grace, the K-12 National Security Program Manager at ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions, and Mike Newton, a SLED Account Executive at Convergint, both have extensive experience in the field and continue to make significant contributions to school safety.

Guy has 38 years of experience in security and served as the director of security and emergency planning for Littleton Public Schools for over three decades. He was recognized as the 2020 K-12 Campus Safety Director of the Year and has received many other national and security industry awards. In the webcast, he shared his expertise on how schools can effectively use the latest security solutions to protect their students and staff.

Mike Newton, on the other hand, focuses on the K-12 vertical in Colorado and previously worked as the director of safety and security for the Elizabeth School District. He was responsible for all aspects of physical security, emergency management, threat assessment, emergency communication, and continuity of operations for the district. He received the K-12 Director of the Year Award from Campus Safety during his time at Elizabeth SD. Before working in Elizabeth, Newton served in the U.S. Air Force and the Colorado Air National Guard.

Both Guy Grace and Mike Newton have extensive experience in school security and continue to make significant contributions to the safety of educational institutions. If you found this webcast valuable and would like to receive more industry content like this, sign up for free digital newsletters to stay informed on the latest security technology advancements.

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