With the safety of students and faculty at top of mind, Convergint greatly expanded its STEP Up for Schools initiative for this year’s Social Responsibility Day to help create safer environments for students and teachers. Serving 32 schools across the U.S, including in Denver, CO., Atlanta, GA., and Baltimore, MD, over 500 Convergint colleagues provided free security upgrades and enhancements. To date, approximately 100+ schools have now received security donations from Convergint through this program.
In 2018, Convergint established its STEP Up—Secure, Train, Educate, and Protect—program to help strengthen school security at underserved schools in communities around the world. Through this program, Convergint colleagues and partners provide free interior and exterior security system installations, upgrades and assessments including work on cybersecurity, fire alarm services, and emergency communications. This year’s STEP Up projects featured upgrades including: