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Mitigation and Resiliency Strategies for Schools and Institutions of Higher Education

Event Date: September 22, 2017

Presenters

  • Christine Laehle, Program Specialist, Orange County Department of Education;
  • Tonya Coultas, Assistant Vice President for Emergency Management, Georgetown University;
  • Mike Mahoney, Senior Geophysicist, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA);
  • Madeline Sullivan, Management & Program Analyst, OSHS, ED; and
  • Dr. Paul Myers, Director of Research Development, REMS TA Center.

Webinar

Recording

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Duration: 1 hour

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Details

On Friday, September 22nd, 2017, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, the REMS TA Center, on behalf of ED’s OSHS, hosted a Webinar on how K-12 schools and institutions of higher education can better plan to mitigate the effects of emergency events and create more resilient sites.

Presenters described key considerations for mitigation; presented the process for including mitigation activities in planning efforts; described how school and IHE mitigation and resiliency plans integrate with those at the local and state level; and shared practical examples of how schools and an IHE have made their campuses more resilient to emergencies. This event also featured a dedicated 15-minute Q&A session during which presenters fielded questions from participants.

This 1 hour Webinar included a PowerPoint presentation as well as a Question and Answer session following the presentation.

This Webinar recording is played back through Adobe Connect using an Internet connection.