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Emergency Procedures

IUSD Emergency Crisis Response Flow Chart

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Executive Director of School and Community Relations x2748
Lillian Grant, Public Relations Officer x3080

Get the Facts:

  • Type of Incident
  • Determine Level of Crisis
  • Staff Response according to emergency preparedness protocols
  • Notify District Office, Public Relations Officer, Superintendent, Ed Services


Keep the Public Informed:

  • Site Administration, Teachers, Students, Parents, Community
  • Prepare official press statement. Coordinate with school and district leadership.
  • Send response out via email, social media, school messenger calling system


Alerts and Up To Date Information:

  • Same as no. 2 except determine a point person: site or district office
  • School sites refer to media tip sheet for coordinated response
  • Send copy of media release to Public Relations Officer, give contact number
  • Refer all media inquiries to PIO. First priority at the site is students and staff NOT media.


Acceptable Reasons for Early Release:

  • Family Emergencies (such as death in the family, catastrophic incidents, etc.).
  • Medical appointments.
  • Weather, neighborhood safety conditions and daylight savings (early darkness), especially if the child walks home.
  • Coordination with public transportation schedules, if child has authorization to take public transportation home.
  • Child accidents that occur during program time (program staff will call parent or guardian).
  • Attending a parallel program on campus (tutoring, clubs, etc.) as long as an agreement or partnership with the program exists, thus making the parallel program the child’s enrichment component. Students must check in and sign out with ASES.
  • Other conditions based on a case-by-case basis determined by the after school program and school.