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GREENVILLE, Wis. and RALEIGH, N.C.,,
The training’s content has been reviewed and approved by the
“With this announcement, NC State again leads the nation in bringing critically needed information to those who need it most,” commented SSI Guardian President Michael A. Yorio. “SSI Guardian needed a partner who possessed not only a top-drawer academic reputation, but demonstrated expertise in education and training on a national level. We found that NC State has set the national standard in land grant research, continuing education and extension activity. Their history has been providing teaching, research and extension that truly make a difference. They now are leading the way in keeping our children and teachers safe.”
Alice Warren, Vice Provost for Continuing Education, noted, “We were impressed that research is at the core of the Guardian program. They do not teach opinion or emotion, nor do they guess. We have never seen anything like this program for the K-12 space which goes far beyond the basics. The focus on threat identification, situational awareness and core attributing factors to school shootings is unique and desperately needed. This partnership will empower people with the highest levels of skills and knowledge which will ultimately save lives. NC State and the
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For further information: NC State University’s
Office of Professional Development, 919.515.2261 Individuals available for interviews: Mr. Michael Yorio, President, SSI Guardian, 202.676.7166 Mr. Chip Futrell, Director, Continuing and Professional Education, NC State University, 919.515.8179