Lessons Learned Webinars

Lessons Learned – 2019 Colorado STEM Highlands School Shooting

Introduction: In a world where safety and security are more crucial than ever, it's vital that we learn from past events to strengthen our preparedness for the future. Recognizing this need, Defender School has conducted an in-depth webinar, focusing on the 2019 STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting. This tragic event, which sadly resulted in the loss of a brave student, Kendrick Castillo, and the injury of several others, offers significant lessons in safety and response strategies. Webinar Highlights: 📊 In-Depth Analysis: Our webinar meticulously examines the events leading up to the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting. By identifying potential warning signs [...]

Analyzing the 2022 FBI Report on Active Shootings: Defender School’s Lessons Learned

Introduction: The safety and well-being of our communities are of paramount importance in these challenging times. With the release of the 2022 FBI report on Active Shootings in the U.S., it's crucial for us to understand the findings, identify patterns, and work towards creating safer environments. In our latest webinar, part of the Defender School Lessons Learned series, we delve deep into this pivotal report. Webinar Highlights: Key Insights: From understanding the major trends in active shootings for 2022 to diving into standout case studies, this webinar offers a comprehensive look at the year in review. Recommendations for Defense [...]

Lessons Learned – Colorado YWAM and New Life Shootings Webinar

 Introduction: In our recent webinar, we delved into the profound events of the Colorado YWAM and New Life shootings that took place in 2007.  Here's a brief summary of the key takeaways from this informative session. Key Takeaways: We analyzed the timeline and circumstances of the Colorado YWAM and New Life shootings, emphasizing the importance of preventive measures and early intervention. Lessons learned included the significance of effective communication, regular training and drills, and community engagement and support. Empowering communities through comprehensive emergency response plans, active shooter drills, and fostering community engagement initiatives is crucial. The webinar replay is available on [...]

Lessons Learned – Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Introduction: The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, remains etched in the collective memory as one of the most devastating tragedies in recent history. The incident sent shockwaves throughout the nation and served as a heartbreaking reminder of the vulnerabilities schools face. As the community and the country grieved the loss of innocent lives, a resolute determination emerged to prioritize the safety and well-being of students and educators. Efforts have since been focused on understanding the details of the incident, learning from the experience, and implementing proactive measures to ensure that schools are secure environments that foster learning and [...]

Lessons Learned – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Introduction: In a tragic incident that shook the nation, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, became the site of a devastating school shooting. The event, marked by unimaginable loss and heartbreak, left the community in grief and prompted a renewed focus on school safety. As the community rallies together to heal and find ways to prevent future tragedies, there is a shared determination to prioritize the safety and well-being of students and educators. Efforts are underway to understand the details of the incident, learn from the experience, and implement proactive measures to ensure schools are secure environments conducive to [...]

Lessons Learned – Robb Elementary School Shooting (Uvalde, TX)

Introduction: In a devastating incident, Robb Elementary School experienced a shooting that shook the community to its core. The incident serves as a somber reminder of the urgent need to prioritize the safety and well-being of students and staff in our educational institutions. As the community mourns and grapples with the aftermath, it is crucial that we come together to reflect, learn, and take proactive measures to prevent such tragedies in the future. Webinar: Our expert provides a comprehensive analysis of the incident, examining the timeline, circumstances, and response strategies employed. Through this webinar, we aim to extract valuable lessons and [...]