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Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
This 2 day field course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school emergency plan (EOP) and to identify who to train and exercise to the school EOP. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG-101, for developing an emergency operations plan and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Management.
In an optional exercise day, this course provides participants with an opportunity to conduct and design a tabletop exercise using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.
Target Audience: School administrators (school staff on the EOP planning team) and local emergency managers and first responders (law enforcement, fire, etc.) who are interested in comprehensive emergency planning for grades K-12.
How this course is offered:
Individuals can register below for classes delivered in Austin. A jurisdiction may request that it be conducted locally by coordinating verbally in advance with the appropriate District Coordinator (DC) and have them submit a training request to TDEM.
Prerequisites & Other Information:
Required Prerequisite: Individuals/school teams must bring
their school emergency operations plan (EOP) to training.
Recommended Prerequisites: IS-0100.SCa (or IS-0100.SC, or
IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools;
and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction.
For schools that want to provide additional staff with training on emergency planning, an independent study course is available from FEMA's EMI web site at: http://www.training.fema.gov
No tuition is charged.
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