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Webinar: School EOP Planning 101: Modifying and Enhancing Efforts to Practice School Emergency Operations Plans

Webinar: School EOP Planning 101: Modifying and Enhancing Efforts to Practice School Emergency Operations Plans

On Thursday, January 28, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS) and its Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center will host a Webinar to highlight strategies that K-12 education agencies can use in collaboration with their team of multidisciplinary community partners to modify and enhance efforts to practice school emergency operations plans (EOPs). Find objectives for the 60-minute Webinar below.

  • Share recommendations from Federal partners specific to developing, practicing, and enhancing high-quality school EOPs through a variety of exercise types, including drills, tabletop exercises, virtual simulations, and more.
  • Explore new considerations about modifying exercises and drills in the face of the pandemic and efforts education agencies can take to protect the whole school community.

This event will also feature a dedicated question-and-answer session during which time presenters will field questions from participants.

Register on the REMS TA Center Website to participate in the Webinar.

Madeline Sullivan, Management and Program Analyst, OSSS; Bronwyn Roberts, Strategic Director; and Janelle Hughes, Project Director, REMS TA Center

Join Us for a Live Twitter Chat Following the Event!
The Webinar will be followed by a live Twitter Chat from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET.

  • Already on Twitter? Follow the REMS TA Center via @remstacenter.
  • Have Twitter Chat questions to send us now? Email and use the subject line January Webinar: Questions for Twitter Chat, and we will keep them on standby for the Twitter Chat. You can also send us Twitter Chat questions in advance by tagging @remstacenter on Twitter and using the hashtag #ChatWithREMS.

Questions About the Event?
Contact the REMS TA Center Help Desk at 1-855-781-REMS [7367] or between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.

Can’t make the live event? This Webinar will be archived on the REMS TA Center’s Website within 7 business days. While the live Webinar offers the opportunity to respond to individual and unique questions from stakeholders and practitioners, the archived Webinar serves as a resource to help schools and school districts modify drills and exercises to implement and practice their EOPs during the pandemic while protecting the whole school community.