Active Shooter Awareness Training for Schools

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 | 12 – 1 PM (Pacific)

Presented By: Kurt Walling, CSRM, CPSI, MPPA, MSED

Webinar Details


This presentation covers recommended policies and procedures for reacting to an active shooter event at a school. The material is intended to educate employees and students on the dangers of the standard “Lockdown,” with an in-depth discussion on why having options can save lives. This webinar will cover recommended options, including Run Hide Fight and ALICE.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Determine whether or not their organization has an available and current active shooter policy

  • Review the General Adaptation Syndrome (Fight/Flight) and how it affects decision making when under stress

  • List the three basic options someone in an active shooter situation can exercise (Run, Hide, Fight)

  • Describe the ALICE options, specifically the need for communication


Kurt Walling is the Loss Prevention Director for Shasta-Trinity Schools Insurance Group, a JPA in Northern California consisting of 37 school districts. Kurt is an OSHA authorized outreach instructor, Pro-ACT trainer, ALICE Active Shooter instructor, Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI), and is a Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM). He has an undergraduate degree in business, a Masters of Public Policy Administration, and a Masters of Science in Education. Kurt leverages his 26 years in the military as a paratrooper in the Infantry and Combat Engineers to develop training and safety programs that benefit school employees.


Certificates of Completion are available to learners who attend the live presentation, complete an online evaluation, and have an attentiveness score of 85% or higher throughout the duration of the presentation. Qualified learners will receive a Certificate of Completion as a PDF via email within one week of completing the evaluation. Check out our 2019 Webinars page for more information on how attentiveness scores are calculated. 

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 Contact Hours. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Active Shooter Training Resources


Active Shooter Emergency Response training Template

Free Downloadable Word Document for your Organization to Utilize:

Schools (Download) Non-Schools (Download)

CalOES Active Shooter Awareness Guidance 

Download PDF


Department of Homeland Security

ALICE Training Institute

CDE - California Department of Education

REMS - Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools

California Legislative Information

Additional Safety Information:


Your School/Employer Risk Manager

Local Police Department