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Bullying and Harassment

Bus Safety

Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning

Drills and Exercises

Emergency Operations Planning (EOP)

NIMS/ICS

Positive Learning Environment

Preparedness

Prevention and Mitigation

Recovery

Reunification

School Health

Special Needs/ Functional and Access Needs

Suicide Prevention

Threat and Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (THIRA)

  • Identifying hazards


  • Assessing hazards

    • Assessing School-Based Hazards: Hazard Assessment Checklist, FEMA

    • Site Assessment — examines the safety, accessibility, and emergency preparedness of the school's buildings and grounds.


    • Culture and Climate Assessment — evaluates student and staff connectedness to the school and problem behaviors.


    • School Threat Assessment — analyzes communication and behaviors to determine whether a student, staff member, or other person may pose a threat.

    • Capacity Assessment — examines the capabilities of students and staff as well as the services and material resources of community partners.

Violence

Weather-related Emergencies

  • Follow National Weather Service's (NWS) Forecast Office — Boston/Taunton, MA

  • Sign up for Massachusetts Alerts, a free public safety alerting app including notifications on severe weather watches and warnings

Last Updated: March 20, 2020

 
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