- 1 - Response To Any Emergency
- 2 - Staff Responsibilities
- 3 - Tornado
- 4 - Fire
- 5 - Hazardous Material
- 6 - Radiological Incident
- 7 - Assault / Fights
- 8 - Bomb Threat
- 9 - Intruder / Hostage
- 10 - Serious Injury / Death
- 11 - Student Unrest
- 12 - Suicide / Attempt
- 13 - Weapons
- 14 - Emergency Alert Stations (EAS)
- 15 - Crisis Team Members
- 16 - Warning And Notification
- 17 - Lock-Down Procedures
- 18 - Sheltering Procedures
- 19 - Evacuation / Relocation Centers
- 20 - Media Procedures
- 21 - Emergency Phone Numbers
- 22 - Additional Resources
SCHOOL DISTRICT ASSUMES RESPONSIBILTY FOR ISSUING PUBLIC STATEMENTS DURING AN EMERGENCY
- Superintendent serves as district spokesperson unless he/she designates a spokesperson. If spokesperson is unavailable, an alternative assumes responsibilities.
- District Spokesperson: _______________________________________________
- School Public Information person acts as contact for emergency responders and assists district spokesperson with coordinating media communications. If Public Information person is unavailable, an alternate assumes responsibilities.
- School Public Information person: ______________________________________
- Alternate Public Information person: ____________________________________
DURING AN EMERGENCY, ADHERE TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE:
- Principal relays all factual information to Superintendent.
- Superintendent notifies other schools in district and may ask school Public Information designee to prepare a written statement to media.
- Establish a media information center away from school.
- Update media regularly. Do not say, “No comment”.
- Do not argue with media.
- Maintain log of all telephone inquiries. Use scripted response to inquiries.
- Create a general statement before an incident occurs. Adapt statement during crisis.
- Emphasize safety of students and staff first.
- Briefly describe school’s plan for responding to emergency.
- Issue brief statement consisting only of the facts.
- Respect the privacy of victim(s) and family of victim(s). Do not release names to media.
- Refrain from exaggerating or sensationalizing crisis.