Tag: Teachers

Scripted Messages and Emergency Notifications (NH HSEM) [November 2022]

The best practice for your school’s scripted messages and emergency notifications is to work in partnership with local first responder agencies to create an outreach plan and predetermine how information will be approved for release and who will provide that information. The following recommendations are provided as a guide to school staff who will conduct …

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Webinar: Developing Comprehensive and Equitable School Safety Programs that Consider the Whole Child, Whole School, and Whole Community (REMS) [November 2022]

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools and its Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center will host a Webinar on Wednesday, November 16, 2022, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. This Webinar will highlight comprehensive approaches to school safety and emergency …

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Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills in Schools (NASP) [October 2022]

The National Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Resource Officers, and Safe and Sound Schools have partnered to provide updated guidance on Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills in Schools. The author organizations represent key stakeholders in school safety and crisis planning, preparedness, and implementation. We have expertise and extensive first-hand experience with …

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Best Practice Considerations for Armed Assailant Drills in Schools (National Association of School Psychologists, NASRO, and Safe Schools) [September 2022]

The National Association of School Psychologists, the National Association of School Resource Officers, and Safe and Sound Schools have partnered to provide this guidance on armed assailant training. The guidance reflects unique considerations within the school environment, including protecting both physical, and psychological safety. Resource: Download this guidance on armed assailant drills here

School Safety & Security Bulletin (NHIAC) [September 2022]

The New Hampshire Information Analysis Center (NHIAC) developed a school safety and security bulletin that provides schools with the latest safety and security related information. Resource: Download the September 2022 Bulletin here

Averting Targeted School Violence (U.S. Secret Service) [September 2022]

In this most recent study, Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools, NTAC examined 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools from 2006-2018. The key findings of the study are clear and consistent: Individuals contemplating violence often exhibit observable behaviors, and when community members report these behaviors, the next tragedy …

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Instructor Development Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (DHS) [September 2022]

Train-the-Trainer Course Offerings Announced for 2023 Washington, DC, August 31, 2022 — The DHS Office of Intelligence & Analysis (I&A), National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Office has announced the following iterations of the Instructor Development Threat Evaluation and Reporting Courses (ID-TERC) for Calendar Year 2023. The Instructor Development Threat Evaluation and Reporting Course (ID-TERC) …

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School Readiness Program (NH HSEM) [August 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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Statewide School Safety and Security Mapping Project (NHIAC) [July 2022]

Statewide template provides consistent public safety references and terminology across all jurisdictions; supporting map fluency across any mutual aid situation. Supports enhanced data collection and site specific planning. Click here to download the flyer on Statewide School Safety and Security Mapping Project

The National 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is here, adding to NH’s robust crisis landscape (NH DHHS) [July 2022]

• New Hampshire is announcing the launch of 988, the new three-digit dialing code that will route callersto the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL). People can call 988 to be connected with trainedcounselors that are part of the existing NSPL network.• 988 is a national system. The 988 call center routes calls by area code, …

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