Maryland - Emergency Operations Plans: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
standard
Summary: 

State law requires districts to develop school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that include procedures for plan review and update.

Emergency Planning Guidelines for Local School Systems and Schools

SECTION III: TRAINING, TESTING, AND EVALUATING THE PLAN
Evaluating the Emergency Plan

It is said that emergency response plans must be “living documents”. As such, LSSs should consider updating their emergency response plans annually and after training or an emergency situation as deemed necessary. Using formative and summative evaluation can help to identify potential areas for modification and improvement of the plan.

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