Interactive Tools

Download and/or use interactive tools focused on emergency operations plan (EOP) development and revision, assessments, and capacity enhancement. Select an icon below to access the related tool.

The REMS TA Center offers a suite of interactive tools to K-12 schools and school districts, state education agencies, regional education agencies, and community organizations to support them in a variety of safety, security, and emergency preparedness activities. These EOP Interactive Tools are intended to be used by K-12 practitioners with any level of experience in emergency management to develop EOPs, revise EOPs, enhance their capacity, examine buildings and grounds, and engage in learning opportunities.

EOP ASSESS

EOP Assess Tool

Assess your understanding of elements critical to creating and maintaining a high-quality EOP. This Web application generates a customized and downloadable report with information and resources on fundamental concepts in emergency management planning. Test your knowledge, enhance your understanding, and ensure that you are using the same terminology as your planning team members.

Audience: Individuals or entire planning teams at K-12 schools and school districts, regional education agencies, and/or state education agencies.

Requirements: Computer with an Internet connection and a PDF viewer.

EOP ASSIST

EOP Assist Tool

Use this plan generator software that guides planning team members through the federally recommended planning process and generates a customized and downloadable EOP. Create, review, revise, and maintain a plan; collaborate with your planning team and community partners; and address state and local requirements.

Audience: Planning teams at schools, school districts, regional education agencies, and/or state education agencies.

Requirements: Server that meets installation requirements; IT personnel with an intermediate level of expertise in networking, Web server configuration, and database configuration; and computers with an Internet connection.

EOP ASSIST

Interactive Workbook
EOP Assist Workbook

Use this offline plan generator, composed of instructions and worksheets, that directs planning members through the federally recommended planning process and generates a customized EOP. This tool is also available in Spanish. Create, review, revise, and maintain a plan; collaborate with your planning team and community partners; and address state and local requirements.

Audience: Planning teams at schools, school districts, regional education agencies, and/or state education agencies.

Requirements: Computer with a PDF viewer and Microsoft Word.

EOP EVALUATE

EOP Evaluate Tool

Evaluate an established EOP against Federal guidelines. This Web application generates a customized and downloadable report with information and resources on enhancing areas of an EOP. Compare your plan against Federal guides and practices, determine areas of improvement in your plan, and enhance plan sections using the information and resources in the custom output report.

Audience: Individuals and entire planning teams at K-12 schools and school districts, regional education agencies, and/or state education agencies.

Requirements: Computer with an Internet connection and a PDF viewer.

SITE ASSESS

Site Assess

Use this site assessment mobile application that allows personnel to walk around a campus and examine the safety, security, accessibility, and emergency preparedness of buildings and grounds. Learn about Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design and Universal Design, document the condition of buildings and grounds, see your campus through a new lens, collect data about potential threats and hazards, and capture images of your campus.

Audience: Individuals, entire planning teams, and entire site assessment teams at K-12 schools and school districts, regional education agencies, and/or state education agencies.

Requirements: Mobile device with iOS or Android operating system.