Emergency Operations Functional Planning for Schools Workshop


Course Overview

This workshop is a four-hour training that walks participants through the best practices for building procedures to prevent, mitigate, respond to and recover from an emergency impacting the school community. Additionally, the workshop addresses incorporating functional and access needs planning into their overall planning process for building school emergency operations plans (EOPs). In particular, participants will work through sections 2-4 of the six-step collaborative planning process in order to Understand the Situation (step 2), Determine Goals and Objectives (step 3), and Develop a Plan (step 4).

Target Audience

This workshop is intended for district or school administrators, principals, teachers, school psychologists, facilities managers, transportation managers, school resource officers, and community partners with roles in creating and maintaining school crisis plans and EOPs.

Course Takeaways

  • An overview or refresher of the six-step planning process for developing high quality school EOPs
  • The foundational knowledge to create and update functional procedures to prepare for any hazard that may impact a school
  • A planning approach that is inclusive of school community members with functional and access needs

Course Length

4.0 Hours