Practical Incident Management in K-12 Schools: How Leaders Prepare for, Respond to, and Recover from Challenges

Practical Incident Management in K-12 Schools: How Leaders Prepare for, Respond to, and Recover from Challenges

by Brian N. Moore


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Practical Incident Management for Schools will help prepare every school leader for their important role in keeping students safe in their school. This book will teach you the exact same system that fire chiefs across the country have used to command emergencies for more than three decades, but with customized information to meet your specific needs as a school leader. You will not only learn the key aspects of incident command but you will also learn how to train a comprehensive team to help you manage emergencies. After reading Practical Incident Management, you will have the tools that you need to calmly and efficiently lead your staff during a crisis. It will make you a more effective communicator and well-rounded leader. Once you have demonstrated your ability to lead under the pressure of command during a crisis, you will have the confidence and decision making skills of a seasoned manager that you can apply to your everyday duties as an exceptional school leader.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475826777
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/08/2017
Pages: 146
Product dimensions: 6.36(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Brian N. Moore is a nationally recognized expert in school emergency planning with more than twenty-five years of experience in public safety. He has provided school emergency training to school leaders from across North America as well as published many articles designed to help school leaders in making sure kids are safe in school.

Table of Contents

Foreword- U.S. Senator Chris Coons

Section I: Mitigation
Chapter 1: A Timeline for Disaster
Chapter 2: Emergency Management Cycle
Chapter 3: Mitigation Phase of the Cycle

Section II: Preparedness
Chapter 4: Preparedness Phase

Section III: Response
Chapter 5: Response Phase & Incident Command
Chapter 6: Is it an Incident or Emergency?
Chapter 7: Putting All the Pieces Together in an Incident Action Plan
Chapter 8: Decision Making Tools
Chapter 9: Staging Area Management
Chapter 10: Getting Help from the Outside World
Chapter 11: Communications

Section IV: Recovery
Chapter 12: Recovery Phase

Section V: Mitigation and Preparedness Phases Again
Chapter 13: Training for Game Day
Chapter 14: It's All About Mindset
Chapter 15: Preparing for School Violence

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