Tag : Emergency

Planning Resources for K-12 Schools

By T. R. Dunlap Nobody should underestimate the importance of careful planning when schools engage in any operation or initiative. While many of us are eager to take an idea and run with it, the academic literature and case studies frequently remind us that planning cannot be ignored.  The research has…

The K-12 Safety & Emergency-Operations Plan

For an expanded explanation of the Federal guidance on the development and implementation of school emergency operations plans, released by the Administration in June 2013, please see the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans. This document is located at http://www.efc.gwu.edu//library/guide-… and is also available, along with supporting resources,…

Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI), United States Department of Education (USDOE), & Department Health and Human Services (DHHS), 2013. Our nation’s post secondary institutions are entrusted to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for students, faculty, and staff who live,…

Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI), United States Department of Education (USDOE), & Department Health and Human Services (DHHS), 2013. Lessons learned from school emergencies highlight the importance of preparing school officials and first responders to implement emergency operations plans. By…