MDI LearnSafe Team Lands Project with Texas School District

Mercedes ISD to participate in technology and assessment program

• Nortel Communications - providing systems integration, 911 emergency notification and acknowledgement systems, network security and insider risk management solutions that deter cyberbullying and sexual predator Internet contact. Nortel currently provides products and services to thousands of school district customers across the nation, many of which are exclusive customer accounts.

• ASSA ABLOY – providing door security solutions and hardware components including badging hardware and access control readers and cards to thousands of schools nationwide. The company’s school based solutions include a revolutionary new finish coating designed for high-touch locks and door hardware called MicroShield that permanently suppresses the growth of bacteria, algae, fungus, mold and mildew. It is ideal for school system environments and lasts for the life of the hardware.

• The SBS Group – delivering a proactive behavioral intervention program in a “trainer of trainers” model that empowers school personnel to identify threats well in advance of a situation, intervene based on proven research and create an environment where students do not have to resort to violence to express their emotions. This unique LearnSafe component delivers the industry’s only standardized response to intervention solution, designed to decrease student anxiety, instead of waiting for students to fail.

• MDI Professional Services Group – providing dedicated program management, professional consulting, security training and centralized security monitoring solutions to LearnSafe customers.

MDI Security Systems is an official contract holder in The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN). The TCPN contract is available for use by thousands of public and private schools, colleges, universities, cities, counties and other government agencies in the States of Texas, Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma to purchase products and services without having to undergo the time and direct costs associated with establishing a competitive bidding process.

For more information on becoming a LearnSafe Certified School District, or purchasing MDI solutions via the TCPN contract, visit the LearnSafe website at