Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management - Planning and Conducting a Functional Exercise [open pdf - 2MB]
This document highlights an all-day functional school exercise that involved 500 people from 15 agencies and organizations. The exercise tested and evaluated: the district's emergency management plan; the mobilization of emergency personnel from multiple agencies; and the interoperability of communications equipment. The document includes helpful hints that were gathered from interviews with school district staff and local partners.
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center: http://rems.ed.gov/
Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management (2007), v. 2 no. 4