EOP ASSIST 4.0 Software
A Software Application for K-12 Schools, School Districts, Regional Education Agencies, and State Agencies
EOP ASSIST 4.0 is the REMS TA Center's software application designed to help schools create and update high-quality school emergency operations plans (EOPs). This application, available free of charge, walks users through the six-step planning process recommended in the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans (School Guide) and exports a customized and downloadable school EOP.
As a Web-accessible software application, EOP ASSIST 4.0 is intended to be installed locally on a state agency, regional education agency, school district, or school server by Information Technology (IT) personnel, and made accessible via a designated Web address to practitioners who are responsible for developing and/or reviewing school EOPs. Installing EOP ASSIST 4.0 on a local server will provide users with complete control over the privacy and security of their school EOPs.
Learn More Via Supporting Resources
For more information on using or installing EOP ASSIST 4.0, please review any of the following resources that the REMS TA Center has created for you:
EOP ASSIST 4.0 Product Description
This downloadable flyer provides an overview of the application and its technical requirements. It may be reviewed by practitioners who are interested in potentially using EOP ASSIST, as well as distributed to their colleagues.
Customizable EOP ASSIST Info Sheet for States and Regional Education Agencies to Share With School Districts and Schools
This downloadable and interactive flyer allows state agencies and regional education agencies (REAs) who will be hosting the software application for their schools and districts to distribute and share information on EOP ASSIST and promote its use across the state or region. State agencies and REAs may fill in the interactive forms with their agency name, as well as contact information for the representative overseeing EOP ASSIST at their agency, and use this tool to help communicate the basics on how EOP ASSIST works and what schools and school districts need to do to get started using the application.
EOP ASSIST 4.0 User Manual
All users should review this document before they begin to use the application, as well as refer to it throughout their use. This manual contains information on using EOP ASSIST from all user levels, including directions on how to complete tasks.
EOP ASSIST 4.0 Installation Manual
IT personnel should use this publication to install the software application, as well as review the technical requirements beforehand.
An Overview of the Features and Functions of EOP ASSIST
This video provides an overview of the general layout of the application and shows users how to log in, log out, and change their password.
Creating a School EOP With EOP ASSIST: A Focus on the Planning Process
This video provides information on generating a school EOP using the application and reviews the Planning Process and My EOP sections.
Using EOP ASSIST as an Administrator
This video provides information on some of the management features of the application and focuses on School Administrators, District Administrators, and how they can manage users, school accounts, and school EOPs.
An Overview of the Features and Functions of EOP ASSIST 2.0 for School & School District Hosts and Their Stakeholders
This presentation provides an overview of the application and its setup when it is hosted by schools, districts, or other local agencies. Practitioners may use this presentation to introduce EOP ASSIST to their colleagues.
An Overview of the Features and Functions of EOP ASSIST 2.0 for State Agency Hosts and Their Stakeholders
This presentation provides an overview of the application and its setup when it is hosted by state agencies and regional agencies on behalf of multiple schools and districts. Practitioners may use this presentation to introduce EOP ASSIST to their colleagues.
An Overview of EOP ASSIST 1.0
This presentation provides a brief overview of the application when it is hosted by schools and districts. Practitioners may use this presentation to introduce EOP ASSIST to their colleagues.
EOP ASSIST 3.0: Next Generation of Updates and Enhancements
This Webinar provides an overview of the updated management features of the most recent version of the software application available to state agencies, regional education agencies, school districts, and schools. This includes how to use the tool to meet state and local requirements.
EOP ASSIST 2.0: Features, Functions, and Recent Enhancements
This Webinar provides an overview of the application's features and functions and demonstrates how practitioners may it to develop school EOPs. This includes information on management features for states, districts, and schools.
EOP ASSIST Discussion
This forum allows current and potential users to share feedback, exchange ideas, and pose questions.
Register to Download and Install EOP ASSIST 4.0
Please complete and submit the registration form below. You will then receive an email from the REMS TA Center at firstname.lastname@example.org with further instructions on how your IT personnel can access the application files and install EOP ASSIST 4.0 on your local server. Please make sure that you forward the email to the appropriate IT professional at your state agency, school district, or school.
Please note: To ensure that your institution receives alerts regarding software updates to this application, it is recommended that you include a secondary email address.
For assistance installing or using EOP ASSIST, please contact the REMS TA Center Help Desk by email at email@example.com or by telephone (855-781-REMS ), toll free and between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.
2017 © United States Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education contracted for final products and deliverables that were developed under Contract #GS-00F-115CA with Synergy Enterprises, Inc., and the contract stipulates that the U.S. Department of Education is the sole owner of EOP ASSIST.
EOP ASSIST is being made available to the public pursuant to the following conditions:
The U.S. Department of Education grants the public the worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free right to use and distribute the software created, pursuant to Contract #GS-00F-115CA, for only non-commercial and educational purposes. This license does not include the right to modify the code of the software tool or create derivative works therefrom. If you have any questions regarding whether a proposed use is allowable under this license, or want to request a particular use, please contact Madeline Sullivan of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Supportive Schools at (202) 453-6705 or Madeline.Sullivan@ed.gov.
THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IS PROVIDING THE SOFTWARE AS IT IS, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND CONCERNING THE WORK—EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE— INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE; MERCHANTABILITY; FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; NON-INFRINGEMENT; OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, ACCURACY, OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT DISCOVERABLE, ALL TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER FEDERAL LAW.
Related ResourcesGeneral Information on EOP ASSIST
- EOP ASSIST 2.0 Product Description
- Video Tutorial: "An Overview of the Features and Functions of EOP ASSIST”
- Video Tutorial: "Creating a School EOP With EOP ASSIST: A Focus on the Planning Process”
- Video Tutorial: "Using EOP ASSIST as an Administrator”
- An Overview of the Features & Functions of EOP ASSIST 2.0 for School & School District Hosts and Their Stakeholders
- An Overview of the Features & Functions of EOP ASSIST 2.0 For State Agency Hosts and Their Stakeholders
- Overview of EOP ASSIST Presentation
- EOP ASSIST: Features, Functions, and Recent Enhancements Webinar
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