Series: Series8000     Sub Series: 8100 HEALTH AND SAFETY     Policy Number: 8130
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Pursuant to the regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the Superintendent of Schools is directed to develop an emergency management plan for each school and for the district and to ensure that sufficient training in carrying it out takes place.

This District-Wide School Safety Plan shall provide for sheltering, evacuation, early dismissal, written notification to students and staff, an annual drill and coordination with local and county emergency preparedness administrators. The Superintendent shall establish a Committee to oversee the emergency management plan. The District Emergency Coordinator shall be the Superintendent, who will also serve as chairperson of the Committee.

The Superintendent is to provide such plan to the Board for approval in time to ensure that it will be in place, reviewed, and, if appropriate, modified each year by July 1.

The Superintendent is to ensure that copies of the plan are available for public inspection and that there are copies in appropriate places throughout the district.

The Superintendent is to notify the District (BOCES) Superintendent whenever the Plan is activated and results in the closing of a school building in the district.

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General Reference:

Education Law §3623(2) 
Executive Law Article 2B
EPA: Chemicals in Your Community, A Guide to the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act, (Sept. 1988).
8 NYCRR §§155.3; 155.4; 155.13

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