State law requires districts to develop school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that include procedures for plan review and update.
17 V.I.C. § 66 Disaster response plan
The Department of Education must submit a Disaster Response Plan by July 30, 2019, and by March 30th of every subsequent year to the appropriate committee of the Legislature of the Virgin Islands. The plan must contain, but shall not be limited to, the following information:
- (1) The minimum number of allowable instruction hours in the event of a natural disaster;
- (2) Plans for the utilization of staff during days when there is no student contact due to a natural disaster;
- (3) Plans for immediate assessment of facilities after a natural disaster; and
- (4) Plans for storage of salvageable equipment or supplies after a natural disaster.