Safety starts with planning. For schools to create safe environments, educators need to think about how to respond quickly and effectively in the event of trouble. In this section of the S.A.F.E. Center, the editors of eSchool News have compiled examples of actual school disaster plans submitted by members of ISTE® and others.

Identifying factors such as school names, locations, telephone numbers, key contact personnel, and designated meeting places have been omitted to protect each school security plan’s confidentiality.

Every school is unique and requires planning of its own, but to give you ideas and examples for comparison, here are sample emergency and disaster plans from schools from coast to coast. We hope these resources will help you as you seek to create safer learning environments for your students, faculty, and staff members.

Alabama Safe Schools Initiative Emergency Notebooks

Center for Disease Control’s downloadable templates

Charles County Public Schools (Maryland) Emergency Preparedness Plan

Dominion Christia High General Safety Procedures

Dominion Christian High Emergency Procedures

Fairfax County Public Schools Emergency Preparedness and Support

Flemington-Raritan Regional Schools Emergency Information and Instructions

Imperial County Office of Education School Safety Plans

Imperial County Office of Education School Safety Template

Lausanne Collegiate School Action Plan

Lincoln IU12 Pandemic Flu Plan Template 092206

Marin County Schools Information for Parents

Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Guide for Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools Emergency Information Page

Nassau County Government Emergency Preparedness Webpage

New Web-Based Safe School Plan Instructions

NYACK Schools District-Wide Safety Plan

Office of Environmental Healthy and Safety for the Los Angeles Unified School District

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Alert Summary

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Emergency Drill Form

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Evaluator Checklist

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Front Office Procedure Intruder Alert

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Intruder Alert

Our Lady Queen Of Heaven Intruder Drill Evaluation Form

Pocohontas School Revised Safety Booklet

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