To ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff, schools and school districts should create comprehensive, multi-hazard emergency management plans. Setting up an incident command center is a key piece of planning. It is important staff have a grasp of command center resources and that they are clear on their roles in an emergency situation.
- US Department of Education Emergency Response and Crisis Management - This resource includes a helpful incident command system sample flowchart (page 6).
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) - This 75 page attachment is a full crisis planning template for districts that are looking for a very extensive planning document.