Kent City Community Schools
Administrative Guidelines
 

8410F - CRISIS PROCEDURE CHECKLIST

A crisis plan must address many complex contingencies. There should be a step-by-step procedure to use when a crisis occurs. An example follows:

 

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Assess life/safety issues immediately.

 
 

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Provide immediate emergency medical care.

 
 

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Call 911 and notify police/rescue first. Call the Superintendent second.

 
 

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Convene the crisis team to assess the situation and implement the crisis response procedures.

 
 

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Evaluate available and needed resources.

 
 

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Alert school staff to the situation.

 
 

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Activate the crisis communication procedure and system of verification.

 
 

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Secure all areas.

 
 

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Implement evacuation and other procedures to protect students and staff from harm. Avoid dismissing students to unknown care.

 
 

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Adjust the bell schedule to ensure safety during the crisis.

 
 

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Alert persons in charge of various information systems to prevent confusion and misinformation. Notify parents.

 
 

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Contact appropriate community agencies and the school district's public information office, if appropriate.

 
 

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Implement post-crisis procedures.