K12 School Emergency & Crisis Response Training

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Emergency Management Training:
Prepare for Active Shooter and Other School Emergency Situations

ALICE — Active Shooter Response Training (Video for Students)

(30 minutes)

This training course presents a video that introduces the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate) program to students. ALICE is an action plan to counter an active shooter situation in schools and includes strategies designed to increase the chances of surviving an active shooter incident.

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Bomb Threat / IED Preparedness

(40 minutes)

This video contains information provided by the Department of Homeland Security and the Columbus Urban Area Homeland Security Advisory Committee on recognizing and managing bomb threat and improvised explosive device (IED) emergency situations.

Getting a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) — Silver

(M-105, M-137. 10 minutes – Also available in Spanish & French)

This course helps schools comply with the OH&S hazard communication standard and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. Specifically, this course teaches employees how to obtain Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) via telephone hotline and the PublicSchoolWORKS online database.

IS-100. b — Introduction to Incident Command System

(180 minutes)

This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. The course describes the history, features, principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

IS-100. HE — Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education

(180 minutes)

This course introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. The course describes the history, features, principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). This course uses higher education examples and exercises.

IS-100. SCa — Introduction to the Incident Command System for K12 Schools

(180 minutes)

This course is designed primarily for kindergarten through high school personnel. The overall course goal is to promote school safety with an emphasis on how ICS principles can be applied in school-based incidents, and instruction on effectively interfacing with community response personnel.

IS-200. b — ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

(180 minutes)

This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

IS-700. a — National Incident Management System (NIMS) – An Introduction

(180 minutes)

This course introduces the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private-sector, and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

IS-800. B — National Response Framework

(180 minutes)

This course introduces participants to the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework.

IS-15. b — Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies

(240 minutes)

This course provides public safety agency personnel information related to pre-event planning, forming the planning team, event hazard analysis, and responding to incidents during special events in their community. Though relevant special events statutes/ordinances and codes must be considered by public safety agency personnel engaged in special event planning, an extensive job aid manual is included in the course and available for download on the course web page.

IS-55 — Household Hazardous Materials – A Guide for Citizens

(180 minutes)

This course was designed as an introduction to household hazardous materials and contains information on how to protect against related injury or death.

IS-907 — Active Shooter:  What You Can Do

(50 minutes)

This course provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. All employees can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations.

IS-362. a — Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools

(180 minutes)

This course covers basic information about developing, implementing, and maintaining a school’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP). The goal of this course is to provide an understanding of the importance of schools having an EOP and basic information on how an EOP is developed, exercised, and maintained.

Response Actions for Active Shooter Incidents

(20 minutes)

​The purpose of this course is to provide information to school employees to help them prepare to take the safest course of action in response to an active shooter situation. It also includes tips on what to expect and how to react when emergency personnel arrive on the scene of a school shooting.

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