Only 15% of CARES Act Funds Used with 63 days left…

Only 15% of CARES Act Funds Used Here are the facts… Through various funding mechanisms provided by the State, districts in Alabama have an extraordinary opportunity to enhance their schools in the areas of planning, preparedness, and safety. There is $170 million for schools in Alabama to use to help with the COVID-19 pandemic and…

nSide Newsletter 2020-Q3

In the 3rd quarter of this year, many schools across the country started back to instruction one way or another. We have been with you every step of the way and will continue to do so. With COVID-19 and the unprecedented nature of schooling this year, we have presented several solutions to help mitigate this…

Announcing the December 2018 School Safety Summit for Alabama

The School Safety Summit will be held at the Orange Beach Event Center at the Wharf and will have a diverse group of presenters on the safety topics most important to today’s K-12, college, and university administrators. Click Here to Register! The Summit begins on December 3, 2018, at 8:00 am in the main hall and will…

5 Things You Can Do With nSide

nSide is a tool that provides solutions on emergency operation planning, mapping, 360 degree virtual walk-thrus, fleet tracking, live camera feeds, and mass notifications for campuses, facilities, and various organizations. At nSide, we have one mission: we believe everyone deserves to feel safe. To accomplish this, we want to provide every educator and every child…

Upcoming Webinar: EOP Functional Annexes Migration

The functional annex has been streamlined to address the following areas: Communication, Evacuation, Secure Perimeter, Lockdown, Reunification, Recovery, and Crisis Management. Both the updated and older versions of the functional annexes are available to you in nSide until June 30, 2017. On July 1, 2017, only the updated version will be available. Due to these upcoming changes, we…

Would you know where the closest AED is located in the case of an emergency?

The Today Show on NBC recently produced a story about Bob Harper from “The Biggest Loser” and a heart attack he experienced while training in his gym. He survived, primarily because an automated external defibrillator (AED) was located in the gym. These are devices that help save lives in this type of event by delivering “a dose…

nSide Visits Mississippi State University to Inspire Students to Pursue Careers in Technology and Cybersecurity

On Wednesday, July 20th CEO Dr. Steve McKinney, Data Division Manager Robert Nall, and Chief Network Engineer Justin Billingsley traveled to Mississippi State University to speak with middle and high school boys and teachers attending the GenCyber funded Bulldog Bytes Computing Camps.The GenCyber program is a partnership between the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation…

nSide Gives Back to Community for Geography Awareness Week

Established by presidential proclamation in 1987, November 15–21, 2015 marked the 28th annual Geography Awareness Week. Organized by National Geographic Education Programs, their website explains the the event was founded in order to address a geography gap in K-12 education and to “excite people about geography as both a discipline and as a part of everyday…