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ALICE Training Institute Creates Strategic Advisory Board

October 16th, 2019|

Experts and leaders in the security, education, and mental health spaces are working with the ALICE Training Institute in order to find solutions to making schools, businesses, and communities safer October 9, 2019, Medina, Ohio — Today, the ALICE Training Institute, the original civilian active shooter response training company in the U.S., launched a strategic [...]

ALICE Training Institute® Releases new K12 Student Curriculum to Help Teachers and Students Prepare for Emergencies

October 16th, 2019|

New training materials help teachers instruct students, in an age appropriate manner, how to respond to active shooter scenarios and other critical incidents October 3, 2019, Medina, Ohio – The ALICE Training Institute, the original civilian active shooter response training company in the U.S., released a new training curriculum specifically designed for K-12 students. The [...]

The ALICE Training Institute Completes Statewide Training for Law Enforcement on Preparing Communities to Respond to Active Shooter in Arizona

October 16th, 2019|

The ALICE Training Institute Completes Statewide Training for Law Enforcement on Preparing Communities to Respond to Active Shooter in Arizona ALICE held a “First Protector” train-the-trainer event with state and local law enforcement and private sector security in Arizona through the Department of Public Safety PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 -- The ALICE Training Institute [...]

ALICE Training Institute® Acquires SafePlans

June 3rd, 2019|

June 3, 2019, Medina, Ohio – ALICE Training Institute, the original civilian proactive options-based active shooter response program has acquired SafePlans LLC, the creator of the Emergency Response Information Portal (ERIP). The acquisition of SafePlans will extend and deepen ALICE’s reach in the K12 education sector. The products and services provided by ALICE and SafePlans [...]

ALICE Training Institute® and NASRO Choose Jake Ryker Hero Award Winner

May 7th, 2019|

May 7, 2019, Medina, Ohio – ALICE Training Institute, the first civilian active shooter response training company in the country and NASRO the National Association of School Resource Officers are proud to announce Jason Seaman as the 2019 Jake Ryker Hero Award recipient. This is the 5th year for the Jake Ryker Hero Award ceremony [...]

Independent Research Finds Traditional Lockdown is No Longer a Viable Stand-Alone Option in School Shootings

January 18th, 2019|

January 18, 2019, Medina, Ohio – ALICE Training Institute®, the first civilian active shooter response training company in the country, announces independent peer-reviewed research has been released supporting the efficacy of ALICE strategies. The Journal of School Violence published the scientific research evaluating the traditional lockdown adopted by many schools and found it is [...]

ALICE Training Institute® Recognized by AM Best

December 17th, 2018|

  December 3, 2018 – Medina, Ohio- The ALICE Training Institute has been awarded Expert status by AM Best as an Expert Service Provider in Security Consulting. AM Best, founded in 1899, is a worldwide company represented in 90 countries. AM Best rates insurance agencies as well as companies that provide services to the insurance [...]

ALICE Training Institute® to Sell RAIDER Business Unit

December 17th, 2018|

September 24, 2018, Medina, Ohio – ALICE Training Institute, the first civilian active shooter response training company in the country, has signed a definitive agreement with JC Tactical LLC (“JC Tactical”) to sell their RAIDER business unit. The RAIDER program teaches solo officer engagement tactics to law enforcement officers and armed security personnel throughout the [...]

ALICE Training Institute® to Sell RAIDER Business Unit

December 11th, 2018|

                                                                   ALICE Training Institute® to Sell RAIDER Business Unit September 24, 2018, Medina, Ohio – ALICE Training Institute, the first civilian active [...]

Hero Teacher Stops Shooter at Mattoon IL High School

September 21st, 2017|

At approximately 11:30 am on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, a student pulled out a weapon in the cafeteria of Mattoon High School, in Mattoon IL. As the student pointed the gun at others in the cafeteria, Angela McQueen, a PE Teacher at the school, physically engaged with the gunman. According to reports, Ms. McQueen kept [...]

How ALICE Training changed the outcome for the better

January 21st, 2017|

This week our world once again suffered senseless attacks on innocent victims. This time the victims were school children at their schools, and they were attacked by a classmate. Activity that unfortunately has been ongoing now for more than 20 years. But what was different about this week’s attacks was how the staff and students [...]

ATI’s ‘Blended Learning Approach’ affirmed by Newest Federal Guidance

December 4th, 2015|

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION (December 2, 2015 – Medina, Ohio) The Interagency Security Committee (ISC), chaired by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and consisting of 54 Federal departments and agencies released their active shooter response guidance on November 31st.  The guidance not only includes all of the training protocols found in ALICE program but [...]

ALICE Children’s Book #1 Amazon Best Seller

October 15th, 2015|

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION     (Oct. 15, 2015 – Medina, Ohio)    The ALICE Training Institute is proud to announce that our age appropriate story book, "I'm Not Scared, I'm Prepared," is a #1 Best Selling book in  the School Counseling - Crisis Management category on the Amazon Best Sellers list. The companion activity [...]

ALICE E-LEARNING COURSE WINS AWARD

September 16th, 2015|

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION (Sept. 16, 2015 – Medina, Ohio)    ALICE Training Institute is proud to announce that our k-12 e-Learning has been named a winner of the Brandon Hall 2015 Excellence Awards. The ALICE e-Learning course won the Bronze Award for Best Certification Program. Award winners of the Best Certification Program are [...]

ALICE REITERATES STANCE ON DOOR-LOCKING DEVICES

September 4th, 2015|

(Sept. 4, 2015 – Medina, Ohio) A recent Associated Press article titled “Ohio Building Board Cautions Schools about Barricade Devices”, written by Andrew Welsh-Huggins, incorrectly identifies a door locking device in a photograph as an “ALICE device”.  The ALICE Training Institute does not manufacture, endorse, or sell any brand of door locking device.    Dave [...]

ALICE Training Institute Presents the First Annual Jake Ryker HERO Award

July 7th, 2015|

PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION  (July 7, 2015 – Medina, Ohio) ALICE Training Institute and NASRO (National Association of School Resource Officers) were pleased to present the First Annual Jake Ryker HERO Award to Jake Ryker on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at the 2015 NASRO National Conference. Jake Ryker is the hero who responded proactively to [...]

ALICE Video wins Telly Award

May 4th, 2015|

Des Matelske’s video for ALICE Training Institute wins at 35th Annual Telly Awards (May 4, 2015 – Medina, Ohio) The Telly Awards has named Des Matelske of Des Waz Here Productions as a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for her Government Relations film for The ALICE Training Institute. With nearly 12,000 entries [...]

Philadelphia Insurance Kicks Off ALICE Training Series

January 19th, 2015|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (January 19, 2015 - Medina, OH) Philadelphia Insurance Staff with Greg Crane. From left to right Scott Holt, Mark Konchan, Brooks Martin, Greg Crane, and Andy Shockey. On Friday, January 16, 2015, Philadelphia Insurance Companies  kicked off its 2015 ALICE Training Seminar Series in Boston at Gillette Stadium. Philadelphia Insurance [...]

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