The “What if Wednesday" school safety initiative is designed to stimulate a conversation about school emergency preparedness. Participants should read the summary of the fictional school safety incident and then answer the multiple choice question with the appropriate response action to be taken for the specific emergency.
Recent What If Wednesdays:
- August 15th: Prior to the start of the new year, which items should faculty and staff be familiar with?
- April 11, 2018: A teacher calls the main office to report that one of their students is missing.
- March 7, 2018: The school intercom system announces a Lockdown and you hear what sounds like gunfire.
- January 31, 2018: When determining an appropriate family reunification location, what should you consider?
- January 3, 2018: Frozen pipes and no heat force a building evacuation.
- December 6, 2017: What things should you consider when relocating your school?
- November 1, 2017: How would you respond to a bomb threat?
- October 18, 2017: What should you do if the fire alarm sounds during a lockdown?
- September 27, 2017: What should you do when planning or training for a evacuation drill?
- September 6, 2017: What should school officials do when conducting a lockdown drill?
- August 23, 2017: Which standard response actions should faculty and students be trained on?
- April 26, 2017: Your school is in lockdown and you are preparing an emergency notification.
- April 4, 2017: A student is missing from your school.
- March 8, 2017: A suspicious male is trying to gain entry to houses near your school.
- February 8, 2017: Who should be included in evaluating student behaviors?
- January 18, 2017: A father under a restraining order tells you that he is coming to your school to pick up his child.
- January 4th, 2017: A fire in the boiler room forces your school to move to its reunification site.