Jefferson County JVS – Jefferson County, OH

Faculty and staff members at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School received a lesson in school safety Wednesday from the ALICE Training Institute. ALICE stands for alert, lockdown, inform, counter, and evacuate. It’s a program utilized in schools, businesses, and other public buildings all over the county, and provides people with skills that could help play a vital role in their survival. Superintendent Dr. Todd Phillipson said it’s a great tool for faculty and staff to know, and it’s a way to help protect the school and its estimated 400 students. “We find that it’s important to have the ALICE training now,” Phillipson said. “With all that has been going on in the country, we want to be prepared to that. Our staff is trained and ready to react to any event that would possibly happen here.” Read more