Jason W. Wells
Jason Wells is a father, former Federal Agent with the United States Secret Service, and a distinguished officer having served honorably in the United States Coast Guard. Jason left a promising career as a Special Agent to lead our program at NAPS. With his experience protecting individuals such as Presidents Obama, Bush (’41 and ’43), Clinton and Carter, as well as their families and numerous other V.I.P.’s, Jason’s experience is ideal for driving our mission. He is dedicated to providing a safer national community for all of us by training our parents and teachers in identifying behavioral concerns in children and adults. In addition to training our community in identifying behavioral indicators of concern, he ensures that there are streamlined reporting systems in our schools and businesses to deal with behavioral issues. By doing so, we can better our community safety with positive and proactive behavioral interventions and stop tragic violence before it ever occurs.
Jason has a B.A. in English and a Minor in History from the Virginia Military Institute, and holds an M.S. in Strategic Security and Protection Management from Henley Putnam University (Magna Cum Laude). During his tenure, he was inducted as a member into Delta Tau Epsilon Academic Honor Society. His master’s thesis was a focus on how to strategize and prevent active school violence through proactive interventions, and he is currently pursuing his doctorate in Strategic Security. In addition, Jason has graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia, as well as the United States Secret Service Special Agent Training Course at the James J. Rowley Training Center in Beltsville, Maryland. He has been thoroughly trained in the observation and assessment of threat-related behavior, and is the creator of the The OA2 Methodology ®, the system used to train the public to “Observe, Assess, Act” ® on behavioral concerns.