Tag: Schools

Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools (NHFMO) [August 2019]

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

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‚Äôs National Emergency Response and …

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Governor Sununu Signs SB 282, relative to suicide prevention education in schools [August 2019]

Senate Bill (SB) 282 directly relates to Recommendation 8 from the task force. Recommendation 8 calls for an increase and promotion of evidence-based best practice suicide prevention training in schools. The purpose of SB282 is to reduce the number of suicides in the school population by ensuring suicide prevention education and training is available. SB282 …

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Primary and Secondary School First Responders Toolbox (NCTC, DHS, FBI) [June 2019]

Unclassified resources provided by the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), U.S. Department of Homeland Securty (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This first-responder reference aid is intended to promote coordination among federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government authorities and private sector security officials in deterring, preventing, and responding to …

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Columbine-Style Locks Reference Guide (NHFMO) [June 2019]

As a best practice, the School Safety Preparedness Task Force recommends securing all interior doors with a Columbine lock, such that the door can be locked from both sides and unlocked from inside without a key, tool, or special knowledge. Download the Columbine-Style Locks Reference Guide

Multi-Functional Alarms, Pull Stations & Positive Alarm Sequence Reference Guide (NHFMO) [June 2019]

When schools replace, upgrade, or install fire alarms, they should consider having multi-functional alarms (e.g. separate fire and lockdown alarms) to clearly and quickly inform building occupants how to take action. The emergency voice/alarm communication system may also be used for other emergency signaling, announcements and for class changes. Download the Multi-Functional Alarms, Pull Stations …

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Every Student Succeeds Summer Leadership Summit – August 13 & 14

FOR: School and district administrators, title program managers, grants managers, business administrators and other leaders in the field. Offices in the NH DOE’s Division of Learner Support invite you to attend the Every Student Succeeds Summer Leadership Summit in August. Join leaders from the Department of Education and its statewide community partners for guidance and …

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FREE WORKSHOP: Developing a High Quality Emergency Operations Plan Workshop [October 2019]

The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, in partnership with the Department of Education, will host a free workshop, Developing a High Quality Emergency Operations Plan (EOP), on October 1, 2019 from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm at the SAU 88 Office in Lebanon, NH. Download Flyer Register for the Workshop

MGT-417 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents for Decision Makers Training – August 13 & 14, 2019

MGT-417 Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents For Key Decision Makers Schools, law enforcement, emergency responders, and community stakeholders are often limited in their access to resources, so it is imperative that all potentially affected parties collaborate in planning, preparation, communication, response, and recovery in the event of a school-based incident. Moreover, these affected parties must …

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Suicide Postvention Training for Education (NAMI NH) [May 2019]

A suicide death can have a devastating impact on a school community. Since knowing someone who has died by suicide is one of the highest risk factors for suicide, taking steps to reduce risk and promote healing after a suicide (postvention) becomes an integral part of suicide prevention efforts. Connect Suicide Postvention Training is a …

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