School Security Expert Paul Timm Leads Webinar Addressing School Safety and Security Improvements Resulting from the Pandemic

Vector Solutions’ May 10, 2022 webinar “School Safety & Security: Pandemic Silver Linings” features strategies and insights on keeping schools safe

Tampa, FL – May 4, 2022 – Vector Solutions, the leading provider of training and software solutions to help schools make their operations and communities safer, smarter, and better, is hosting a free webinar on May 10, 2022 to explore how the pandemic has impacted school safety and security.

 The webinar features school security expert Paul Timm who will explore school safety and security improvements that were made as a result of the pandemic in the areas of collaboration, awareness and student involvement. He will also offer practical strategies and helpful resources that attendees can share in their own schools and districts.

The webinar takes place at 2 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. To register, visit The webinar will also be available on-demand.

“During the pandemic, the main focus for safety was on keeping students and staff safe and limiting the spread of the virus, but it also prompted improvements in other areas of school safety and security,” said Donna McMullin, Vector’s Vice President of Product Marketing, Education. “This webinar is a great opportunity to delve deeper into this topic and we’re proud to host this free event where Paul can share these insights more broadly with educators.”

Paul Timm is vice president of Facility Engineering Associates and has authored multiple security courses in the Vector Training Safety & Compliance Course Library for K-12 school staff. He is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP) and the author of “School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program.” He was named one of the Most Influential People in Security in 2020 by Security Magazine. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and his frequent keynote addresses, Timm is an experienced School Crisis Assistance Team volunteer through the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA). He serves on the Campus Safety Conferences Advisory Board, the Advisory Council for the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools, the ASIS International School Safety and Security Council, and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials Risk Management Committee. He is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology (VAM) through Sandia National Laboratories and the ALPHA™ vulnerability assessment methodology. Paul holds a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Moody Theological Seminary.

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