InformaCast for K12 Education

For K-12 schools, keeping students and staff safe is a top priority. Active shooters and other unwelcome intruders pose potential threats for which schools need to be prepared. InformaCast emergency notification system for K-12 Schools helps connect the office, classrooms, security and administrators to help manage crisis situations efficiently. For everyday operations like granular paging and automated school bells, InformaCast makes the school day easier.


Use Cases

Protecting students is a top priority for schools. To increase school safety, use InformaCast for:

 Lockdown

We live in an age where lockdown procedures are relatively common. When lives are threatened at your school, notify everyone through a multitude of devices and message types that a lockdown is in place. InformaCast emergency notification system excels at reaching everyone very quickly.

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 911 Alerts

When police and fire personnel roll up to the office and ask to be directed to the emergency, but the staff doesn’t know that an emergency has happened, that's a problem. With InformaCast, you will be alerted whenever 911 is dialed, and the call can be automatically recorded, so you'll know why 911 was dialed.

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 Severe Weather

Blizzards, extreme temperatures and tornadoes impact the safety of students, faculty and staff. InformaCast pulls severe weather alerts directly from the National Weather Service and distributes to InformaCast users when severe weather approaches. Custom follow-up messages can be distributed to provide more specific instructions to seek shelter or cancel events.

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 Automate Bells

School administrators face plenty of challenges, and scheduling bells shouldn’t be one of them. With InformaCast's school bell scheduling system, you can consolidate bells, clocks, and PA systems onto one network for cost savings and improved flexibility.

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Features

Safety is a top priority in K-12, regardless of the size or location of the school. Having the right tools for mass notification helps keep everyone safe. Regardless of the situation that might be encountered, you need to be able to reach everyone in your school or district to keep students, faculty and staff out of harm’s way.

InformaCast features:

Intruder on Campus

Enact safety procedures to alert everyone that an intruder is on premise and people should seek safety.

School-wide Lockdown

Initiate lockdown procedure with the touch of a button when an emergency occurs in your school.

Weather Alerts

Automatically receive updates on approaching severe weather that may impact school schedules..

911 Call Monitoring

Know when 911 is dialed in your school building to assist with the incident and guide emergency personnel. Call recording software can also record calls to provide additional context for what type of situation is taking place.

Versatile Messaging

Send audio, text and video notifications to phones, speakers, computers and other devices in your school.

Designated Groups

Choose exactly who receives a mass notification with designated groups that can be a single person, a specific department, or the entire school. This is particularly helpful for managing large numbers of distinct school bell schedules.

 

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Emergency & Mass Notification System

InformaCast Advanced

Send a mass notification to on-premises devices throughout your building or campus.

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Text Alert & Emergency Notification System

InformaCast Mobile

Use a mobile app or web console to distribute a mass notification to mobile devices that reach people away from their desks or outside the building.

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Emergency Notification System Solutions

InformaCast Fusion

Provide the most complete coverage with IT alerting notifications that reach people on-premises and on mobile devices.

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FAQ

Interested in learning more? Our FAQs will help you get started understanding what kind of requirements are needed for InformaCast mass notification software and how it can best be deployed in your organization.

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Resources

Take a deeper dive into how InformaCast transforms the way organizations manage emergency notification. Check out our user guides, data sheets, case studies, white papers and more to see which of our notification solutions is right for you.

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