This course covers basic information about developing, implementing, and maintaining a school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). This course provides participants with an understanding of the importance of schools having an EOP and basic information on how an EOP is developed, exercised, and maintained. The topics addressed in this course include: understanding Incident Management; forming the Planning Team; understanding the situation; developing a school EOP; incorporating Incident Command System principles and roles in the school EOP; and training, exercising, and maintaining the school EOP.
The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.
- Describe the activities related to the key areas of incident management.
- Describe how the school EOP fits into district, community, and family/personal emergency plans.
- Identify school staff to participate on the school planning team.
- Identify community members who should be on the school planning team.
- Identify natural, technological, and human-caused hazards.
- Identify and assess hazards likely to impact your school.
- Describe each of the components of the traditional EOP.
- Identify the steps to approve and disseminate the school EOP.
- Describe the Incident Command System (ICS) principles and organization.
- Identify the ICS roles included in the school EOP.
- Explain the benefits of training and exercising the school EOP.
- Identify the types of exercises available to exercise the school’s plan.
- Describe steps for developing effective exercises.
- Describe how exercise results are used to improve school preparedness efforts.
We take standard curriculum and tailor our instruction to the audience, discipline and jurisdiction at hand
We incorporate straight from the headlines information on in all course instruction and exercise facilitation
We deliver training and exercise services by request on short and long range scheduling timelines