In today’s world, the significance of school safety extends far beyond routine precautions. The well-being of students, educators, and staff hinges upon secure learning environments. As centers of intellectual and personal growth, schools must provide not only education but also protection. This emphasizes the critical need for proactive safety measures, highlighting the link between security and effective learning.

In this webinar, Convergint colleague David Klug joined forces with a panel of industry professionals to discuss the pressing need surrounding effective security measures for K-12 schools. Attendees will explore the current trends shaping school security, from the integration of advanced technologies to the development of comprehensive security plans. Watch the webinar below to learn about the latest solutions available for securing school campuses, including access control systems, surveillance solutions, and communication tools.


David Klug

State & Local Government & Education (SLED) BD Leadership, Convergint

David started his career as a forensic scientist at the Northern Illinois Police Crime Laboratory and earned a B.S. in criminalistics from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an M.S. in forensic science from the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. David has presented professionally to the National Institute of Justice, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Forensic Science Society (UK), International Association for Identification (AI), ISC West, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), INTERPOL in Lyon, France, and various defense and homeland security groups. He was also a contributing member of the Department of Defense Gatekeeper On The Move – Biometrics (GOTM-B) team for contactless, multi-modal biometrics and threat detection. Today, David is responsible for state and local government and education strategic business development for Convergint Technologies’ eastern U.S. regions and leads Convergint’s Grants & Funding Team. Convergint is the world’s largest private security systems integrator.

Guy has worked in the security field for 35 years. He served for over three decades  as the Director of Security and Emergency planning for Littleton Public Schools, a suburb of Denver, Colorado before retiring in August 2020. Guy was recognized as the 2020 Campus Safety Director of the Year for his work at Littleton Public Schools. Guy is a regular speaker at school safety trade conferences and a regular security media commentator for various trade magazines and media. He has diverse hands-on experiences in school safety regarding technology, processes and emergency response.

Guy Grace

K-12 Unified Security Advocate/Consultant, Apple to Apple

Chuck Wilson


Chuck Wilson is the Executive Director of the National Systems Contractors (NSCA) and he has served in this capacity since 1996. Before being named Executive Director of NSCA, he served on the organization’s Board of Directors from 1988-1995. NSCA is a not-for-profit association representing the commercial low-voltage electronic systems industry, including systems contractors/integrators, product manufacturers, consultants, sales representatives, architects, specifying engineers, and other allied professionals.

Brent joined SecurAlarm in 2006 after attending Tufts University for an undergraduate degree and later Marquette University, where he pursued his Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering. Brent began his career with the company as a Project Manager where he was first exposed to what it feels like to work alongside an amazing team of people who are masters in their crafts. Shortly thereafter, he transitioned to Manager of Engineering where he learned how to improve standards and processes. During his own journey of learning and self-discovery, he began to truly understand the power of serving others in ways that are meaningful to them.

Brent Van Haren

President & Visionary, SecruAlarm

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