Whitby School Appoints Emergency Response Expert

Whitby School Appoints Emergency Response Expert

Established in 1958 and located on a 25-acre campus, Whitby is a co-educational, independent school for children 18-months of age through eighth grade. Enrollment approaches 400 students with 95 faculty and staff from Connecticut, other states and numerous countries. The school is accredited by the International Baccalaureate and American Montessori Society.

"We started upgrading our emergency planning before the Newtown tragedy," said Bryan Nixon, head of school. "Our goal is to ensure our planning, training, drilling and exercising thoroughly prepares us to protect our students, faculty and staff."

"Whitby's leadership is very serious about training and exercising," said Bo Mitchell, president of 911 Consulting. "They understand that, while plans are a great thing, training is everything."

Police Commissioner of Wilton, CT for 16 years, Mitchell, founded 911 Consulting on 2001 to help campuses, corporations and medical facilities across the country plan and train for emergencies, disaster recovery and business continuity. Campus clients include Western Connecticut State University and Central Connecticut State University, plus more than a dozen secondary schools in Connecticut, New York City and Massachusetts.

For more information, visit http://www.911Consulting.net.

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