FSSAT to Boost School Safety and Emergency Awareness in Florida

FSSAT to Boost School Safety and Emergency Awareness in Florida

The Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) is enhancing the well-being of its more than 2.5 million public and charter school students with an advanced set of capabilities that will allow school safety and security officials to prepare for natural disasters, monitor security threats and manage incidents in partnership with local first responders.

The new capabilities are being added to the department’s Florida Safe Schools Assessment Tool (FSSAT), which for the past three years has provided the state with a secure web-based means of conducting mandatory online safety assessments across its 67 school districts.

Haystax Technology configured the FSSAT platform in close collaboration with FLDOE. The system, based on the company’s Constellation Analytics Platform™, was launched in response to a 2013 budget requirement from the Florida Legislature to “help school officials identify threats, vulnerabilities and appropriate safety controls for the schools that they supervise.”

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