Emergency Planning Rubric for Schools – Kern County

The Emergency Planning Rubric for Schools is a tool to help Kern County school administrators and their teams prepare for … Read More

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and frighten children who may feel in danger or worry … Read More

Lozano Smith Title IX Toolkit

This resource is provided by ACSA Partner4Purpose Lozano Smith.  Title IX is the federal law which prohibits discrimination on the basis … Read More

Small School Districts: Opening Schools During a Pandemic

What we can learn from the small school district experience. Panelists: Dr. Mary McNeil, Superintendent, Needles USD Melanie Matta, Superintendent/Principal, Hope Elementary … Read More

Suicide on Campus: How Schools Are Dealing With the Crisis

This article was provided to ACSA by Gail Marshall It’s never too soon to plan for the unthinkable. No one … Read More

School Crisis Toolkit – After an Incident

1. Continue crisis communications with all stakeholders In the aftermath of an incident, communication is critically important. Many checklists and … Read More

School Crisis Toolkit – During an Incident

1. Call a lockdown Immediately call a lockdown and follow the same process used in your drills. Utilize the intercom … Read More

School Crisis Toolkit – Before an Incident

1. Use an anonymous reporting system or tip line All districts should establish reporting systems to be used by staff, … Read More

School Crisis Toolkit – Introduction

The first priority of educators nationwide it to provide a healthy and safe school environment for all students and staff. … Read More

A Crisis at Hyperspeed Through the Eyes of a Superintendent

Bullet holes and broken glass. They are shocking examples of tragedy and triumph in Tehama County. “During a crisis, you’re … Read More

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