Content tagged with: response

Managing Severe Allergies

Keeping students safe is always a top priority, and for students with severe allergies, that requires all of us to be educated, up-to-date and prepared. All school employees, including teachers and education support professionals (ESPs), need to know about allergic reactions, how to identify them, how to respond in an emergency, and how they can… Read more »


It’s tough being a kid in school these days – especially if you have severe allergies. A severe allergic reaction, or what’s called anaphylaxis, can be really serious and even life-threatening. It can happen at anytime and anywhere – in the classroom, cafeteria, playground, on the bus or during a field trip. So it’s critical… Read more »

Responding to a School Crisis

NEA Healthy Futures wants to keep schools safe, especially during a crisis. Natural disasters, accidents that claim student or educators lives and violent acts can shake a school community to its core. Ultimately, it will be you and your fellow school community members who will work to restore balance. We’re encouraging all school communities to… Read more »