Emergency Preparedness

Read: How COVID-19 Affects These 7 Crucial Components of Multi-Hazard Planning

How COVID-19 Affects These 7 Crucial Components of Multi-Hazard Planning

Measures put in place to mitigate COVID-19 should not increase a school’s exposure to other threats, making multi-hazard planning more important than ever.

Read: Be Prepared! COVID-19 and the Active Shooter

Be Prepared! COVID-19 and the Active Shooter

All schools should have emergency/crisis plans and lockdown procedures in place, and train staff, teachers and students.

Read: How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

Four campus protection pros describe how they vet their electronic security contractors and the top challenges they must address.

Read: K-12 Director of the Year: School Security Pioneer Transforms Emergency Preparedness, Response at LPS

K-12 Director of the Year: School Security Pioneer Transforms Emergency Preparedness, Response at LPS

Campus Safety K-12 Director of the Year Guy Grace has implemented a wide array of school security innovations in his district that have been adopted by many other schools and organizations.

Read: Campus Safety Online Summit Presents Vital Information on How U.S. Schools, Colleges Can Safely Reopen During COVID-19

Campus Safety Online Summit Presents Vital Information on How U.S. Schools, Colleges Can Safely Reopen During COVID-19

All of the CSOS presentations are now available on-demand at no charge for campuses struggling with how to respond to the coronavirus.

Read: 5 Strategies to Help Ensure School Safety When Campuses Reopen This Fall

5 Strategies to Help Ensure School Safety When Campuses Reopen This Fall

With the processes surrounding campus reopenings so uncertain, these five steps will help your school district evaluate and test your safety plans, as well as prepare your staff to make quick adjustments, if needed.

Read: Remote Emergency Preparedness Training Is Worth the Effort

Remote Emergency Preparedness Training Is Worth the Effort

Classes already developed for face-to-face classes can easily be adapted for remote formats during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read: States Adjusting Hurricane Plans to Account for Coronavirus Challenges

States Adjusting Hurricane Plans to Account for Coronavirus Challenges

Although school gymnasiums are commonly used as shelters, some counties are considering using other parts of schools as well.

Read: Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Campuses Use Multiple Emergency Notification Systems

Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Campuses Use Multiple Emergency Notification Systems

However, compared to previous Campus Safety Emergency Notification studies, fewer are doing so than before. Are some campuses not making alert systems a high enough priority?

Read: Manage Remote Workers and Students Impacted by COVID-19 Using Mass Notification

Manage Remote Workers and Students Impacted by COVID-19 Using Mass Notification

With many students and employees studying or working from home, alert systems help campus leaders share vital information.

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