Washington County School District- St. George, UT

If a situation involving an active shooter takes place in the Washington County School District, school officials should be prepared. The Washington County School board met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 19 and heard about the ALICE training program.Superintendent Robin Cochran, along with all four Washington County school principals and the district’s director of special education, Jason Simpson, attended the active shooter training on Jan. 14 and 15. “They spoke several times and just said, ‘We want you to know that this is a great thing; this is how it should be done,’” Cochran said. The training they went through was very realistic and enlightening, according to Cochran. She said they went through four simulations where a shooter came in with an airsoft gun and began shooting at people. Read more