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Chris Buecksler

Chris Buecksler is currently the Vice President of Marketing for CrisisGo. He has over two decades of experience working to introduce technology and communication tools into school districts across the country. He is passionate about school safety and improving communication, culture and climate in schools.

Recent Posts

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5 Ways CrisisGo is Helping You Prepare to Re-Open After Prolonged Closures

By Chris Buecksler on May 18, 2020

Uncertain. Challenging. Difficult. Trying. Uncharted.

These are all words we have heard in advertisements used to describe our current situation. "In these difficult times" should be the understatement of the decade…

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Synchronized Safety: Getting Your Safety Systems to Work Together

By Chris Buecksler on September 13, 2019

School safety spending in the United States continues to climb. Since 2018, legislators in more than half the states have approved nearly $1 billion for school safety programs. Allocations range from personnel (School Resource Officers, Counselors, etc.) to training to technology and security measures. In the rush to do 'something' to improve the safety of students and schools, there is little consistency from district to district—or state to state—in terms of what measures take priority.

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A Blueprint for Improving School Safety

By Chris Buecksler on April 8, 2019

After two years of high-profile incidents, school safety has been a top priority for school district leaders, school boards, and communities around the country. Some statistics report there have been 25 incidents of gunfire on school grounds in 2019; that follows 103 incidents of gunfire on school grounds in 2018, including some highly publicized tragedies in Florida and Texas.

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Reflections from Superintendent Conferences

By Chris Buecksler on February 26, 2019

This winter, I spent several days attending superintendent conferences—specifically the Texas state association and the National Conference on Education hosted by AASA, The Superintendent Association. As a marketing leader, I value every opportunity I get to speak directly to school district leaders and learn what keeps them up at night. Increasing the safety of students and schools remains a top priority with every district leader.

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Key Takeaways From Federal Commission on School Safety Report

By Chris Buecksler on January 7, 2019

In December 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released a report compiled by the recently-formed Federal Commission on School Safety. The Commission was created in response to the school shootings in early 2018, specifically at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe High School in Texas. The Commission was designed to research and recommend solutions to advance the safety of schools in the United States.

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