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FREE: Improving Emergency Management in VA School Divisions

Every year, emergencies take their toll on public education across the Commonwealth. Taking action now can save lives, prevent injury, and minimize property damage during a crisis. This training will provide step by step advice on how to create and maintain a comprehensive emergency management program. We will discuss the critical concepts and components of good crisis planning, stimulate thinking about the crisis preparedness process, and provide real examples of recent disasters that have affected school divisions in Virginia.

This session will address the following:

  • Steps of the Planning Process
    • How to form planning team
    • How to conduct a vulnerability analysis
    • How to develop/implement/improve the plan
  • Emergency Management Considerations
    • How to build Emergency Management capabilities such as Life Safety, Property Protection, Communications, and Community Outreach
  • Hazard Specific Information
    • Technical Information on Hazards School Divisions may face and how to address (Fire, Ice, Tornado, Earthquake, Hurricane, Adverse Fleet Incident, Snow)
  • Case Studies
    • Actual Natural Disasters in VA
  • Information Source
    • Where to go for additional information and training 

Dates and Times: January 12, 2018, 11A-12P

Presenter: David Brooks

Cost: FREE

Registration: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8534411840840443393