As the leader in comprehensive student-success solutions, with unmatched understanding of the world in which teachers and students live every day, Blackboard is perfectly positioned to help bring superior crisis response management to school districts everywhere.
Blackboard SafetyList ensures school responders are tightly coordinated, in-sync and accountable throughout any crisis, through the power of digital action plans, rapid team deployment, real-time tracking, and unified communications.
The tool includes a library more than 45 pre-built crisis response checklists to accommodate a wide breadth of emergencies, a conference bridge to facilitate continuous communications between team members, and incident logging for audit tracking.
A wholistic school safety solution
SafetyList is part of a wholistic school safety solution offered by Blackboard, whch provides physical security and communication solutions to help districts prepare for and effectively manage crisis-based incidents:
- Camera Surveillance: Equipment districts can use to help them keep track of what’s happening in their schools from one centralized camera monitoring location.
- Active Incident Website: School systems can convey the important information their communities need during a crisis through a single crisis website.
- Locks & Access Control: Facilitate access for buildings, classes, labs and more with a single click.
- Communication Tools: Administrations can share relevant news and timely updates with families and community members through a native branded app and mass notifications.
“To be such a critical component in the Blackboard SafetyList platform is a testament to our mission to help protect people, assets and reputation during unexpected incidents,” says Michael J. Sher, CEO of Groupdolists. “Our team is incredibly passionate about building tools that help organizations mobilize and coordinate response teams better, smarter and faster than ever before, and the fit with SafetyList makes so much sense.”
We are incredibly proud and humbled to provide an important part of a solution helping to protect what's most important and valuable to all of us: our children.
You can read more details in the official press release.