Shelton's Emergency Response Plan

Emergency Response Plan

Emergency Response Plan

This Emergency Response Plan has been developed to help school administrators prepare for the many aspects of responding to a critical incident involving their schools and/or student/teacher populations.

Shelton School District (SSD) is committed to providing safe and effective learning environments for every child and staff person. Unexpected emergencies may occur, however, the likelihood of effectively managing an emergency is increased with an established emergency plan. The purpose of the Emergency Response Plan is to maximize the safety and welfare of all students, visitors, and staff by promoting emergency preparedness county-wide.

Policy & Authority Emergency

This authoritative Emergency Response Plan identifies responsibilities and procedures to guide emergency response in the SSD. When an emergency occurs, school district officials, their designees, and staff are authorized and directed to implement all necessary actions.


  • Develop a disaster plan
  • Conduct periodic drop and cover drills, evacuation procedures and emergency response actions-once each quarter in elementary schools and once each semester in secondary schools
  • Provide training to students and staff in emergency response procedures
  • Be prepared to have your school serve as a possible public shelter
  • Take mitigation measures to ensure the safety of students and staff-such as securing equipment and furniture.

Emergency Response Plan

Emergency Response Plan Overview

Section 2 Mitigation

Section 3 Preparedness

Section 4 Emergency Response

Section 5 Recovery

Section 6 Job Descriptions and Checklists

Section 7 Forms

Section 8 Glossary

Section 9 Guidelines For Developing An Evacuation Plan For Individuals With Disabilities

Section 10 School Site-Specific Information

  • 700 S. First St., Shelton, WA 98584
  • p: 360-426-1687
  • f: 360-427-8610

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator: Tabitha Whiting, Executive Dir. of Human Resources; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-1687; Email: [email protected]

Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Ivy Kardes, Director of Special Services; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-2151; Email: [email protected]

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator: Tabitha Whiting, Executive Dir. of Human Resources; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-1687; Email: [email protected]

Gender Inclusive School Coordinator: Rich Squire, Safety and Security Manager; 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-6322; Email: [email protected]

You can report discrimination and discriminatory harassment to any school staff member or to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator, listed above. You also have the right to file a complaint.

For a copy of your district’s nondiscrimination policy and procedure, contact your school or district office or view Policy and Procedure 3210 online here: Policy & Procedure - Shelton School District

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