The Iowa Department of Education is hosting an all day workshop to help schools develop high quality plans that cover active shooter and natural disaster events. This was passed into law in Senate File 2364 requiring all K-12 schools in Iowa to write plans that help prepare for these events. This workshop will cover the following:
-The new legislation, what it requires, when it is due.
-Schools will identify who at each school is going to develop these plans.
-Workshop will focus on the specific planning elements required.
-Attendees will learn how to form a planning team, inviting stakeholders to help.
-REMS/TA: Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools/Technical Assistance: plan format, resources for schools, Run/Hide/Fight.
-Walk through the PTER Preparedness Cycle: Plan, Train, Exercise, Repeat.
-Share the monthly follow-on schedule to help attendees stay on track and have a plan by June 30, 2019.