EBBE: Emergency Drills

Building principals shall be responsible for scheduling and conducting emergency drills as required by law and for ensuring students are instructed in the procedures to follow during the emergency drill and in an actual emergency.

Each building principal shall develop a written plan for specific emergency drills required by law. The plan shall include specific arrangements for the evacuation of mobility impaired and other individuals who may need assistance from staff members to safely exit the building.

Each principal shall conduct briefings with the staff concerning the emergency plan.

During the first week of school each year, each teacher shall explain the plan to students under their jurisdiction prior to a date established by the principal. Within one week thereafter, the building principal shall conduct surprise fire and tornado drills. Other drills shall be held at times determined by the building principal.

Building principals shall provide parents with a copy of the emergency plans at the beginning of each school year. Each emergency drill plan shall be reviewed by the superintendent and filed with the clerk.

Approved: June 29, 2009