Category: Training & Exercises

Training & Exercising is an important aspect of any preparedness and response program. This section identifies resources helpful in school preparedness training and exercises.

School Readiness Program (NH HSEM) [May 2022]

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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Overview of Resources Available (SchoolSafety.Gov) [May 2022]

The site serves as a one-stop access point for the American public and school communities
to find information, resources, guidance, and best practices on a range of school safety
topics and threats.

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Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Online Training (REMS TA) [May 2022]

Archived Webinar: Understanding the Role of Families and Parents in Support School Safety Before, During, and After an Emergency (REMS TA) [February 2022]

View Recorded Webinar Who: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance (REMS TA) Details of the webinar: The REMS TA Center hosted a Webinar to highlight the role of families and parents in supporting school safety efforts at the local and state levels. During this Webinar, presenters discussed the importance of developing a collaborative …

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Incident Command & National Incident Management System Training (FEMA) [November 2021]

Free Online ICS/NIMS Training: IS-100.C: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), ICS-100 Encouraged for all first responders and all school/SAU staff.ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure …

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ANNOUNCEMENT: EMPG Funding is Available for Active Threat Training (train-the-trainer)

The purpose of the Active Threat Training priority is to improve and enhance school preparedness by funding up to $1,500.00 for two SAU employees to attend Active Threat Training (Train-the-Trainer). It is important to review all of the documentation made available on the Active Threat Training (Train-the-Trainer) Quick Reference Guide. This grant allows the SAU …

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Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools (NHFMO) [August 2021]

Updated August 2021 As of July 2019, NH educational facilities are required to follow amended RSA 189.64 and the Life Safety Code related to emergency response drills. This flyer provides relevant information related to these required exercises and drills. Download the Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools Flyer

Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement Announces: Champions Choose Love (JLCLM) [September 2019]

Modeled after the Choose Love Enrichment Program, Champions Choose Love focuses on the Social Emotional Learning Skills a team leader can utilize to develop self-awareness, strengthen relationships with coaches, teammates and competitors, and develop responsible decision-making skills. There are five lessons, including the introduction, that take approximately 20 minutes each to complete. The lessons focus …

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Course Announcement: Risk Management for After-School Activities (TEEX) [August 2019]

This is an online course. To assist high schools across the country in their safety and security efforts, The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi, in conjunction with the United States Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service’s National Emergency Response and …

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Youth Leaders – Partnering with Adults in Youth Suicide Prevention (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

Friends of youth at risk are typically the ones who see suicidal warnings before adults. Because youth may not know what to do about a friend at risk or may keep a suicidal plan “secret”, it is important for youth to be trained in suicide prevention and intervention. Research has consistently shown that teens training …

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