FEMA. (2011, March). Sample school emergency operations plan.
This document provides an example of a sample school emergency operations plan for training purposes. It is based on a fictitious school called Springfield School. The sample plan is used by FEMA and although it is from 2011, it follows the standardized guidelines for EOPs.
FEMA. (2009, October). Key incident response roles and responsibilities. The key incident response roles and responsibilities provide definitions of key roles and responsibilities for incident response. This was an original document that provides school emergency operations planners with explanations of the roles and qualifications needed for the essential roles for school incident response.
Assistance Center. (n.d.). Elements of the school guide: Six-step planning process.
The school EOP can be organized into three sections: The basic plan outlines the main features of the EOP, the functional annexes provide courses of action, and the hazard-specific annexes address responses to specific threats and hazards.
REMS Technical Assistance Center. (n.d.). FY2010 NIMS training for K-12 schools and institutions of higher education.
Based on standardized guidelines, the National Incident Management System (NIMS) guides all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to work together to prevent, protect against, mitigate, respond to, and recover from incidents. To fulfill the NIMS requirements, schools should determine what personnel should receive incident command system (ICS) training. This document is a resource school may use to make the determination.