ESA Launches New NTS Newsletter

ESA Launches New NTS Newsletter
Tuesday, March 9, 2010  


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For Immediate Release

ESA Media ContactsLaurie A. KnoxDirector of Communications,Public Relations & MarketingPhone: (888) 447-1689 ext. 209E-mail:[email protected] SmithCommunications SpecialistPhone: (888) 447-1689 ext. 210E-mail: [email protected]

ESA Launches New NTS NewsletterMonthly newsletter profiles security integrators, features course instructors and highlights recent graduates
Irving, Texas, March 9, 2010 – The Electronic Security Association (ESA) has launched a new e-newsletter, NTS News, to shine a light on security integrators successfully implementing education and training in their companies. The e-newsletter also documents the experiences of students, and introduces the innovative instructors that deliver the National Training School’s (NTS) broad offering of courses.
The monthly e-newsletter, which can be viewed online at, includes a monthly profile of a security company emphasizing training, a Q&A with an NTS instructor, course highlights and more.
“NTS News lets us feature security companies that make training and education an integral part of their business, including how training improves their profits, marketing efforts and employee morale,” says Paul Baran, chair of the ESA’s Education and Training Committee. “As proper training becomes even more important to the success of security companies, we want the industry to know about our expanded curriculum and certification lineup and the most effective ways to tap these resources.”
NTS News has already spotlighted dealers such as Matthew Ladd of Exton, PA-based The Protection Bureau, and Tim Creenan of Buffalo, NY-based Amherst Alarm. It has also taken a look back at NTS’ past 25 years with veterans such as Paul Baran and Ron Petrarca.
“NTS is a training program that covers every aspect of the security industry, from critical courses like Certified Alarm/Security Technician – Level 1 to new revenue opportunities such as Troubleshooting, Service and Maintenance (TSM),” says L.J. Lynes, co-chair of the Education and Training Committee. “The e-newsletter will give industry companies and individuals a chance to stay informed about how NTS can help their business be more productive and professional”
NTS News is published on the final Tuesday of each month. The first two issues may be viewed now at
ABOUT ESA’s National Training School
Founded in 1985 to meet the increasing need for standardized training in the electronic life safety, security and systems industry, the National Training School (NTS) continues to develop curricula necessary to meet the growing complexities of the alarm industry and address the changing needs of its members. Offering more diverse training than any other association, NTS provides students the choice of traditional classroom instruction or online training.  NTS’s education and certification programs for security and fire alarm technicians assure competence in those who sell, monitor, install and service electronic systems by being the most recognized training in states with licensing requirements, offering more than 2,500 online business courses, certifying thousands of technicians and partnering with industry experts to offer training and core courses.
Formerly the NBFAA, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) is the largest and longest established trade association representing the electronic life safety and security industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. ESA may be reached at (888) 447-1689 or on the Web at

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