AlertNow: It’s Calling To You

On Friday November 16th we completed our first full test of the AlertNow Emergency Notification System. Not long ago, emergency communications regarding events like weather-induced early dismissals were passed down the lane via phone chains, email blasts and sneaker networks. Fast forward to today: From one web-based screen, district administrators can launch tens of thousands of simultaneous emergency message calls in a matter of minutes. While overall the first test was very successful we did have a flurry of frenzied calls from those individuals who missed the parent letter warning of the planned test call. Continue reading “AlertNow: It’s Calling To You”