Baldwin-Whitehall School District – Pittsburg, PA

Baldwin-Whitehall leaders are preparing for an intruder, just in case. Seven district leaders in May attended a two day training in Bethel Park for the ALICE program, which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate, Superintendent Randal Lutz told board members on Aug. 6. During the summer, all administrators were trained during classroom and “active shooter” sessions. “It was eye-opening, but it was received really well by the staff, realizing the things we were doing were good. They weren’t great,” Lutz said. “It’s really a set of procedures that increase the chance of survivability, in case of an armed intruder that comes into the schools.” Read more