Tag: Teachers

Incident Command & National Incident Management System Training (FEMA) [February 2024]

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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Active Shooter Incidents 20-Year Review, 2000-2019 (FBI) [June 2021]

The FBI’s Office of Partner Engagement produced a report with data from the 333 active shooter incidents in the U.S. in 2019 and 2020. The report is designed for law enforcement officers, other first responders, corporations, educators, and the general public. Active Shooter Incidents 20-Year Review, 2000-2019

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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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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Joint Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records (US DHHS & US DOE) [December 2019]

Excerpt from Document: The purpose of this guidance is to explain the relationship between the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) statute and implementing regulations and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule. This document updates and expands on prior guidance to help address potential confusion on the part …

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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 2022]

As of July 2022, 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. Resource:  Download the Fire Drills and All Hazard Response Drills/Exercises in Schools Flyer

National Threat Assessment Center Report on Protecting American Schools (USSS) [November 2019]

Ensuring the safety of children at school is a responsibility that belongs to everyone, including law enforcement, school staff, mental health practitioners, government officials, and members of the general public. To aid in these efforts, the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) studied 41 incidents of targeted school violence that occurred at K-12 …

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School Identification Cards Recommendations (NH HSEM) [November 2022]

School Identification (ID) cards, when issued and worn, are a form of access control that ensures individuals on school property are easily identified. Credentials for faculty, staff, and visitors play a key role in identifying persons during emergencies. Emergency responders, parents, and students need a way to rapidly identify authorized personnel. Identifying visitors in the …

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