Role of Community Engagement Specialists Webinar (REMS TA) [January 2022]

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Who: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance (REMS TA)

Where: Online

When: January 27, 2022 from 1 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The objectives of this 60-minute webinar are to:

  • Highlight the role of school-based Community Engagement Specialists in supporting school safety efforts at the local and state level.
  • Demonstrate the importance of developing a collaborative planning team to support emergency operations plan development, as outlined in Step 1 of the six-step planning process detailed in the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans.
  • Discuss the role that Community Engagement Specialists at the school level play in supporting the National Preparedness System mission areas — prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery — as well as their role in the before, during, and after phases of a potential emergency.
  • Share resources to assist Community Engagement Specialists and other school practitioners with collaboration and supporting school safety efforts at the local and state level.