AWR 148 is an 8-hour, DHS/FEMA-certified, tuition-free course designed to educate rural law enforcement personnel as well as school administrators and staff on the elements that would allow for an effective response to school-based emergencies. Schools in small, rural, and remote areas across the country account for almost 23 percent of the total student population (more than 11 million students).
On January 25, 2023, the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) will publish, Mass Attacks in Public Spaces: 2016 – 2020, which analyzes 173 attacks that impacted workplaces, schools, houses of worship, military bases, public transportation sites, open spaces, and other public locations. In conjunction with this release, NTAC will deliver a nationwide …
For Schools: On June 22, 2022, HB1125 was signed into law updating the previous version of NH RSA 189:64 which addresses school emergency operations plans. Additional resources regarding the development, implementation, and review of school EOPs can be found online: https://prd.blogs.nh.gov/dos/hsem/?page_id=2529. If you have questions about the plan itself, please contact your School Readiness Liaison …
PRESS RELEASE – Safety Video, Resources Shared with School Districts Across New Hampshire as Students Return to Classrooms (NH HSEM) [August 2022]
CONCORD, N.H. – On Monday, August 29, 2022, the New Hampshire Department of Safety and the New Hampshire Department of Education released a Back to School Safety video to school districts throughout the state.
The School Readiness Program is responsible for working with public and non-public K-12 schools to provide assistance with reviewing their site-specific emergency operations plans, facilitating school-based trainings and exercises, conducting physical security assessments, and coordinating the NH School Safety Preparedness Task Force. Together these measures combined with industry best practices ensure New Hampshire schools are …
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