Mock school shooting provides lesson in safety

Friday, June 28, 2013

The Spring-Ford Area School District this week teamed up with local police to run drills and workshops on how to respond to a school shooting.

"It's imperative, the way things are today, that we're prepared," said high school health teacher Kevin Czapor, lining up to begin the first dry run.

About 75 educators attended Tuesday's session, where Limerick Police Chief Bill Albany and Upper Providence Sgt. Rob Solorio gave a presentation about school shootings, answered questions (Is it better to shelter in place or run?), and dispelled some outdated notions about safety ("A cafeteria table is not cover.")

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