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School Emergency Management Training

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The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS)
Technical Assistance (TA) Center, in partnership with the U.S.
Dept. of Education Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, is
offering a training overview of the four phases of emergency
management: Prevention-Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. This course provides districts and school emergency management teams with a basic understanding of the key components of school emergency management. All community stakeholders, including parents, are invited to attend. Register here.

Seth Cirker June 28, 2011 at 01:06 PM
This might be a good fit - check out a new safety technology called SituCon (www.situcon.com) that schools around the country are deploying which also protects student and teacher privacy. It’s the best of both worlds – safety and privacy. This technology places “eyelids” over the cameras, so that they are only opened when needed. It also gives teachers wireless emergency buttons - If danger arises, with the push of one of these buttons emergency notifications are sent to school administrators and first responders, which detail who pressed the button and where they are in the building. At the same time, as the camera's eyelids open, live video of the situation can be viewed at dispatch centers and on smart phones. An article about it: http://thejournal.com/articles/2011/06/22/new-york-school-district-rolls-out-emergency-devices.aspx

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