Sunday, December 14th, 2014

ONC BOCES Chooses EmployeeSafe for Itself and Its Component Districts

Posted by ISOC Team Filed under: Compliance, Programs

We are excited to welcome the Otsego Northern Catskill (ONC) BOCES (Boards of Cooperative Educational Services) and their component districts to the PublicSchoolWORKS family! ONC BOCES selected our EmployeeSafe Suite to manage safety compliance tasks, staff training, accident management and risk prevention for their multi-site organization. Additionally, of the 19 component districts under ONC BOCES, […]

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Friday, December 12th, 2014

PublicSchoolWORKS Wins Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product Award, Again!

Posted by ISOC Team Filed under: Awards

We are very honored and humbled in learning that our customers again voted us as a District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product. This is the sixth consecutive year that PublicSchoolWORKS EmployeeSafe Suite has received this honor, making WORKS: The only complete safety and regulatory compliance management program built purposefully for K-12 schools, and; The […]

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Friday, December 12th, 2014

The Newly-Updated Restraint & Seclusion Online Course Features Use of Time Outs

Posted by ISOC Team Filed under: *Hot Topics*, Compliance, Courses

When students refuse to behave or follow instructions, frustrated teachers may isolate or even physically restrain to keep them from lashing out, even though these are considered last-resort tactics. A heated student-staff confrontation may result in actions that inadvertently harm the student, and lead to further escalation of a student’s aggressiveness. Besides the damage to […]

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Friday, December 12th, 2014

PublicSchoolWORKS: WY Approved Suicide Prevention Program

Posted by ISOC Team Filed under: Awards, Bullying, Courses, Programs

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among U.S. youth ages 10 to 19, making suicide prevention a priority for school districts and states. Wyoming is the most recent state to adopt the Jason Flatt Act, following the lead of Tennessee, Louisiana, California, Mississippi, Illinois, Arkansas, West Virginia, Utah, Alaska, South Carolina, Ohio and […]

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Friday, December 12th, 2014

FREE Resources on Youth Substance Use for Educators

Posted by ISOC Team Filed under: *Hot Topics*, Bullying, Programs

Resources on Youth Substance Use, and How Educators Can Help An extended break is one of the many perks offered in a school environment – for both the staff and the student body. However, lengthy school breaks — such as those during the holidays, spring break, and summer — are oftentimes when students are more […]

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