Safe Schools Require Collaboration: How Snohomish County Makes it Work

During a school emergency, the amount of time it takes to react can mean the difference between life and death. A crucial component in improving emergency response times is ensuring that on-site staff, 9-1-1 and first responders all have a way to communicate with each other.

Watch our roundtable discussion with Everett Public School District and Snohomish County 9-1-1 to learn how they successfully collaborate and prepare for school emergencies.

In this webinar we discussed:

  • Best practices for collaboration and responsibilities for each team
  • Managing unexpected challenges that can arise
  • How this approach can help you improve school safety
  • Real-life examples of how technology has enhanced their collaboration

Meet the Speakers:

Molly RingoMolly Ringo
Director of Maintenance, Safety & Security
Everett Public School District



An experienced K-12 school administrator, Molly brings leadership experiences as a principal, curriculum director, supervisor of schools and most recently as director of maintenance to her work in ensuring school safety for students, staff and community. Molly works closely with key partners such as Snohomish 9-1-1 and three local law enforcement agencies to train, identify issues and develop creative solutions.


Kurt Mills

Kurt Mills
Executive Director

Snohomish County 9-1-1

 

Snohomish County 911 Director Kurt Mills leads a combined Police, Fire, EMS Emergency Communications Center (ECC) serving Snohomish County, Washington. Starting his career in the Phoenix Metro area as a 911 Dispatcher, EMT and Reserve Firefighter, Kurt has worked in the public safety industry both in the public and private sectors from line level to agency head.

Host:

Crystal AycoCrystal Ayco
Product Operations Manager
Rave Mobile Safety



During the last four years with Rave, Crystal has been responsible for facilitating county and statewide implementations of Rave’s life-saving technologies across the nation. Crystal, previously an operations coordinator for a large 9-1-1 Center, has 15 years 9-1-1 hands-on experience in all aspects of 9-1-1 including telecommunicator, dispatcher, training, project and operations management.