Yes No Do you have a safety/crisis response plan created specifically for your
district in collaboration with local emergency responders?
Yes No Do your local emergency responders have a copy of your crisis response
plan, to include maps and significant information about your school?
Yes No Have you reviewed and updated your plan in the past year?
Yes No Have you trained all staff members on safety procedures and response
Yes No Have you provided training for any subs that work in your district?
Yes No Have you considered requiring safety training for subs as part of their
eligibility requirements for working in your district?
Yes No Have you assessed physical hazards and taken steps to correct them?
Yes No Do you have a locked entry to the building with procedures for admitting visitors?
Yes No Are your building entry procedures followed consistently?
Yes No Have you assessed school climate from the students’ point of view using a school climate survey?
Yes No Do you have a school or district safety team in place?
Yes No Do you have a threat assessment team in your building?
Yes No If you have a threat assessment team, have all members received consistent training in the research-based procedures, tools and process
of threat assessment?
Yes No Do your students, staff and parents know your preferred procedure for reporting threats or concerns?
Yes No Do you have a firm understanding of threat management strategies?
Yes No Have staff and students been trained, and have they practiced the following drills?
_____ Shelter in Place
_____ Reverse Evacuation at lunch
_____ Lockdown between classes
_____ Reverse evacuation before or after school
_____ Reverse evacuation during recess
_____ Bus drill – threat outside the bus
_____ Bus drill – threat inside the bus
_____ Emergency during after school or evening activity
Yes No Have you compiled templates for letters and emails to staff and parents for all possible emergencies?
Yes No Have you determined your family reunification site?
Yes No Have you practiced an all-school evacuation to your predetermined site?
Yes No Have you set up procedures for reuniting parents and children during an evacuation emergency?
Yes No Have staff members been briefed or trained on reunification procedures?
Yes No Do you have a clear understanding of the information to be gathered, and a response protocol for a bomb threat?
Yes No Do you have a protocol for interacting with the media during a crisis?
Yes No Have students and staff members been briefed on how to interact/how not to interact with media?
Yes No Have students, parents and staff members been trained on cell phone protocol/use during an emergency?
Yes No Do you have a staging area for addressing parents and the media during a crisis?
Yes No Are all staff members aware of their roles and responsibilities during different types of emergencies?
Yes No Do you have emergency supplies in each classroom or space that will be used in an emergency, such as a portable toilet and screen, water,
energy bars, first aid supplies and blankets?
Yes No Have you educated parents about your district’s safety procedures and expectations for student and parent behavior during an emergency?
Yes No Have you determined how you will handle an influx of volunteers and donations during a crisis?