Content tagged with: school crisis

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 »

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 »

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 »

A Comprehensive Approach to Safe Schools

School safety is important everywhere

The effort to make our schools and communities safer requires a comprehensive approach. Arming educators or even simply adding an armed school resource officer (SRO) is not an effective solution. NEA President Lily Eskelsen García recently reaffirmed that NEA leaders believe the nation needs real gun-safety legislation. Schools must also focus on better meeting the… Read more »