Tag: EMDs

School Safety Recommendations for Election Day (NH HSEM) [October 2020]

According to the U.S. Department of Education (REMSTA), “Election days may present a security challenge for schools and school districts because many designated polling places are on school grounds. Therefore, on election days, some school districts may cancel school or designate the day for teacher professional development”. The decision to close a school or remain …

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Responding to Student Demonstrations and Protests in Schools (REMS) [n.d.]

Background Classrooms are often the first settings in which students learn what it means to be civically engaged; and when students choose to use demonstrations and protests as a tool for civic engagement, school buildings, grounds, and communities are often selected as the setting. The response of students across the country to the February 14, …

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School & Drill Planning Considerations Guidance Document (HSEM & NHFMO) [August 2020]

Ten Essential Actions to Improve School Safety (COPS) [August 2020]

A Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention (Suicide Prevention Resource Center) [July 2020]

Strategies, Programs, and Practices to Consider Effective suicide prevention is comprehensive: it requires a combination of efforts that work together to address different aspects of the problem. The model above shows nine strategies that form a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion. Each strategy is a broad goal that can be advanced through …

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April 2020 EOP Development Workshop – Concord, NH

Please join us for the FREE two-day workshop that will include instruction and technical assistance in the development of a School Emergency Operations Plans (EOP) and how to conduct a discussion-based exercise. It is strongly recommended that you attend both days of the workshop. You need to bring your school’s EOP. This is intended to …

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G290 Basic Public Information Officer Training (NH HSEM) [April 2020]

April 21 & 22, 2020: 8:00am-4:30pm Laconia, NH Fire Department This two-day course will consider the value of communication before, during and after an incident. It is designed to provide PIOs with the essential knowledge, skills and abilities to support proper decision-making by delivering the right message, to the right people, at the right time. …

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Coming Together to End Youth Homelessness in NH (DHHS) [March 2020]

Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 3:30PM at Southern NH University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH The DHHS Bureau of Housing Supports is so excited to be working together with each of NH’s Continuums of Care (CoC) to coordinate an event to collectively focus on youth homelessness in NH.  We are gathering …

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Coming Together to End Youth Homelessness in NH


  • March 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The DHHS Bureau of Housing Supports is so excited to be working together with each of NH’s Continuums of Care (CoC) to coordinate an event to collectively focus on youth homelessness in NH.  We are gathering youth, non-profit agencies, CoC subrecipients working with youth (including outreach), and many community partners for a program that includes (more…)

School Door and Window Labeling Recommendations (NH HSEM) [December 2019]

Updated December 2019: The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in cooperation with the NH Fire and Police Chiefs Association, City of Manchester Police Department, NH Department of Education, and the NH Fire Marshall’s Office has endorsed a model system for the labeling or doors, windows, and other access points in NH schools. It …

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