The Role of Districts in Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans: A Companion to the School Guide


Sponsoring Organization

Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)


Provides guidance to school districts in developing effective school emergency operations plans (EOPs). Describes the six-step planning process and the specific roles and responsibilities for district-level administrators and staff in developing and implementing EOPs. Includes a task checklist to help districts track their progress through the planning process. Builds on the previous Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans or School Guide.

Geographic Coverage



Emergency Planning • Schools • Youth