Northshore School District is a public school district covering portions of both King County and Snohomish County, Washington. The district's service area covers the cities of Bothell, Woodinville,and Kenmore as well as portions of unincorporated King and Snohomish Counties.
The district is administered by a school board consisting of five members, each serving a district. Dr. Michelle Reid was appointed superintendent in June 2016.
DHS Office of Bombing Prevention (dhs.gov/obp) Follow the link to "What You Can Do When There is a Bomb Threat" to see a training video, etc.
Dept. of Educ's 2013 Guides on EOPs for PK-12 and IHEs (rems.ed.gov/docs/REMS K-12 Guide 508.pdf and rems.ed.gov/docs/REMS IHE Guide 508.pdf) have appendices about FERPA.
Behavioral Intervention Teams/Threat Assessment Teams
Nonprofits with lots of resources:
A very useful web site with emergency management planning tools and resources for PK-12 and IHE is the Tool Box of the Department of Education Technical Assistance Center. Explore it at https://rems.ed.gov/ToolBox.aspx
CDC: "Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event," search emergency.cdc.gov
Students and Employees with Access and Functional Needs
National Intercollegiate Mutual Aid Agreement by the University and College Caucus of the International Association of Emergency Managers, NIMAA Request for Information Form at http://www.iaem.comipage.cfm?p.groupsjus-caucusesiuniversit;es-colleges&Iv1=2
Federal Aid under the Stafford Act: FEMA Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide April 2018 https://www.fema.gov/public-assistance-policy-and-guidance
Continuity of Operations software specifically for Higher Education
WA STATE TRAINING CALENDAR
Defining Emergency Terms for Schools is a 5-minute video tutorial (YouTube) for Washington schools to assist them in their preparedness efforts.
What PTAs Can Do (from National PTA):
FEMA - Incident Command System for Schools
K-12 Key Topics REMS
A CLOSER LOOK
This Federal guidance, developed as part of the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans (click on Picture below) provides information on four key topics that support emergency operations plan development including, but not limited to, information sharing (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act), school climate, active shooter situations, and psychological first aid for schools.
WELCOME TO THE TOOL BOX (Click Here)
The Tool Box is a virtual library of tools developed by school emergency managers in the field containing resources pertinent to the needs of schools, school districts, state education agencies (SEAs), and institutions of higher education (IHEs) and their community partners, as they engage in the process of school and higher ed emergency management planning. These resources include sample drills, tabletops or other exercises; job descriptions; memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with community partners; organizational charts; planning guidelines or sample policies; and components of school or IHE emergency operations plans (EOPs), tools, and templates.