Our nation’s schools face emergency situations all too often. The unfortunate reality is that the institutions that educate our youth, and which are supposed to be places of safety and protection, are plagued by violence – both on campus and on the surrounding streets. But emergencies aren’t just limited to violence; extreme weather and natural disasters also impact schools, the students and staff. When emergencies arise, school leaders need immediate access to information, and they need to be able to get that information in teachers’ and other staff member’s hands right away. Sending individual text messages or calling individual classrooms is ineffective. PA systems are not always a good option either, as oftentimes principals don’t want to broadcast information out to the entire school and potentially cause panic among students. This is where In-telligent is filling a huge need.
In Florida’s Miami Dade County for example, neighbor to Broward County (where the tragic Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school shooting took place on