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Planning for Schools

Natural disasters and other emergencies can happen at any time, and when they happen at school, everyone should be prepared to handle them safely and effectively. Administrators, teachers, staff, parents and students can work together to promote and maintain school-wide safety and minimize the effects of emergencies and other dangerous situations.


The best way to help students feel safe about disasters is to educate them about what to do. Through comprehensive education and on-site practice drills, both students and faculty can better understand that they are a vital part of a school’s emergency plan.

Preparing Your Classroom and School

Teacher and Pupil
  • Take advantage of the many resources ReadyOC has available to help you prepare your class for any disaster.

  • Work with young students to educate them about potential dangers and how to be prepared.

  • Consider including weekly or monthly disaster education in your lesson plans.

  • Schedule an assembly or classroom visit with ReadyOC’s Emergency Preparedness Team to educate students on disaster preparedness.

Get your school prepared for emergencies with a dynamic, interactive school assembly delivered by local public safety officials.