Emergency Operations Plan Development 101

Select any of the hyperlinks below to learn more about the planning principles and the six-step planning process schools and school districts can use to develop a comprehensive school emergency operations plan (EOP) that addresses a range of threats and hazards.

Key Planning Principles

  • Planning must be supported by leadership.
  • Planning uses assessment to customize plans to the building level.
  • Planning considers all threats and hazards.
  • Planning provides for the access and functional needs of the whole school community.
  • Planning considers all settings and all times.
  • Creating and revising a model EOP is done by following a collaborative process.
Six-Step Planning Process