Helpful Hints for School Emergency Management - National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Schools: Frequently Asked Questions and FY 2006 NIMS Compliance Activities for Schools [open pdf - 257KB]
This document provides answers for the following questions: why is NIMS important for schools? what do FY 2005 Emergency Response and Crisis Management (ERCM) grantees need to do to support the implementation of NIMS? what are FY 2006 ERCM grantees required to do to support the implementation of NIMS? do schools that have not received emergency preparedness funding need to support NIMS? The document also includes a checklist of FY 2006 NIMS compliance activities for schools.
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center: http://rems.ed.gov/