The Lightspeed Blog

Learn about upcoming events, K-12 edtech insights, back-to-school tips, student mental health resources, software implementation and utilization, and more, from the experts at Lightspeed on the Lightspeed Systems® blog.

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Meet Michael, Lightspeed Safety Specialist

With a very extensive background in law enforcement and additional training for threat assessment and suicide prevention, Michael Graham is more than capable of handling any type of safety alert he receives, including situations of potential campus violence.

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Meet Jacob, Lightspeed Safety Specialist

Lightspeed Safety Specialist, Jacob Troost, understands first-hand the impact his work has on saving kids’ lives. We had the opportunity to chat with Jacob to learn more about him, his background, and what his role as a Safety Specialist means to him.

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Meet Ariana, Lightspeed Safety Specialist

Lightspeed Safety Specialist Ariana Marks understands the magnitude her work has on students’ lives in the digital classroom. We had the opportunity to chat with Ariana to learn more about her background and what her role as a Safety Specialist means to her.

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Meet Jason, Lightspeed Safety Specialist

As a highly trained Lightspeed Safety Specialist Jason Veselka takes his role very seriously. We had the opportunity to chat with Jason to learn more about him, his background, and what his role as a Safety Specialist means to him.

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Teaching Kindergarten Virtually? Challenges Accepted.

In March 2020, the global pandemic forced the transition of K-12 instruction from physical classrooms into remote settings. For many teachers, this new instructional environment allowed them to leverage EdTech in ways they never had before to teach, interact, and provide support to their students remotely.   Lightspeed

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