Texas School Security – TASA & TASBO
Alarm Integrations / PSX Inc. attends 2016 TASA Midwinter Conference and 2016 TASBO Conference to offer Texas school security solutions.
Alan Morris and Scot MacTaggart of PSX Inc. both attended the 2016 TASA Midwinter Conference and the 2016 TASBO Conference to share Texas school security solutions with school business officials. PSX presented mobile app solutions including the S2 Threat Level Escalator and Mobile Security Officer.
S2 Threat Level Escalator and Mobile Security Officer
The Threat Level Escalator allows school security and administrators to instantly lockdown a facility with the push of a button. The Mobile security officer allows administrators to manage an entire facility – doors, cameras, and cardholders – on the go from a smartphone or tablet.
Senate Bill 507 (SB507) Video Surveillance Solutions
PSX also presented solutions for SB507 (Senate Bill 507) the mandate for installing video surveillance solutions in special education classrooms in Texas. SB507 is effective in 2016 and schools will be required to install cameras in special education classrooms upon request from parents, officials, and administrators. Schools will also be required to store video for future reference if necessary. Alarm Integrations / PSX specializes in video surveillance solutions for SB507. Contact Alan Morris for a consultation. PSX can install a system specially designed to meet the SB507 requirements.
2016 TASA Midwinter Conference
PSX attended the 2016 TASA (Texas Association of School Administrators) Conference in Austin, Texas January 24-27. Scot MacTaggart and Alan Morris met with school officials to answer questions about video surveillance, access control, and mass notification/emergency management tools. SB 507 topics were also addressed at the conference. PSX offers solutions to meet SB507 requirements.
TASA describes its mission as, “to promote, provide and develop leaders who create and sustain student-centered schools and develop future-ready students,” (TASA).
2016 TASBO Conference
Alarm Integrations / PSX Inc. attended the TASBO (Texas Association of School Business Officials) 2016 Conference in Austin, Texas March 2-4.
TASBO describes its organization as, “a well-run school district will ensure that the maximum amount of resources are placed in the classroom. The Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO) continues a tradition of supporting K-12 schools and their business and operations professionals. An independent, not-for-profit professional association, TASBO is dedicated to being the trusted resource for school finance and operations in Texas” (TASBO.org).