Training strives to prepare childcare providers for the worst

Institute for Childhood Preparedness Executive Director Andrew Roszak shows attendees how part of water hose can be used to jam a door pivot during the Active Shooter Training for Early Childhood course held Friday at the ECRMC Community Education Center in El Centro. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

EL CENTRO — In an attempt to be prepared in case a gunman ever enters their facilities, local early childhood professionals on Friday participated in a four-hour training course.

Held at the ECRMC Community Education Center inside the Imperial Valley Mall, the Active Shooter Training for Early Childhood course showed participants proven tactics and strategies for responding to an active shooter incident.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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