Content tagged with: disaster

Are You Prepared for a School Crisis?

Find out what educators and industry experts recommend to get your classroom emergency-ready. It was a Saturday afternoon in late September when torrential rain began pouring over Pelion Elementary School in South Carolina’s Lexington County School District. Flash flooding caused dams to break throughout the state, washing out roads and destroying homes.

School Crisis Guide

NEA Healthy Futures (formerly NEA Health Information Network), through a generous grant from the Sprint Foundation, created The School Crisis Guide in order to foster the creation of crisis teams with the ideas, tips, tools, and resources that spur effective leadership and crisis management. Knowing what to do in a crisis can be the difference between stability… Read more »

School and Community Safety

The safety of your students and fellow educators is important to you — and to us. We know that schools can face a variety of challenges, like violence, bullying and natural disasters. You probably do drills at your school to prepare for a crisis, should one happen. But is it enough? As a school employee,… Read more »