The Shelby County School System incorporates the Crisis Planning model
from the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools.
Crisis management is a continuous process in which
all phases of the plan are being reviewed and revised.
Good plans are never finished.
Mitigation/Prevention - designed to assess and address the safety
and integrity of the school facilities and culture and climate to ensure
a safe and healthy learning environment.
– school officials identify and involve key stakeholders such as first
responders and community partners and work to develop policies and
protocols that mitigate and prevent threats identified in safety and
security assessments and inspections.
– schools officials and community partner’s work together to activate
the emergency management plan and effectively contain and resolve an
– schools work closely with community partners, government officials and
other stakeholders to assist students and staff in the healing process
and to help restore the learning environment.