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In addition to posting emergency numbers next to your phone, also identify numbers for…
how to dial out of your phone system
how to reach the custodian
how to reach the principal, dean or colleague in an adjoining room
Be Prepared for Jobs Big and Small
To your basic first aid kit, you might consider adding…
a box with safety pins
a sewing kit
a pad of paper
a red and black Sharpie
two trash bags
Have Things on Hand for a Personal Crisis
Prep a second box with personal items you might need including…
a microwaveable meal
greeting cards and a few gift cards (in case you forget an event or birthday)
a toothbrush and toothpaste
a change of clothes
Keep Info Easily Accessible
Consider a bright red binder that includes…
your school’s emergency plan
your personal schedule
a master schedule
a contact list for your school and your district
How do you make your classroom ready for a crisis?
Would you add anything to these lists?
My name is Sarah Dougherty, and I teach elementary art in a large urban district in central Iowa. I love working with our diverse population of K-5 students to bring art to their homes, communities, and everyday lives.