Section E: Support Services

Policy Title: Emergencies
Policy Code: EBC

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The Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures for the district and each school to develop consistent emergency response plans that safeguard students and staff in emergency situations, including bomb threats, fire or natural disasters, hazards near schools and hostage-taking or other violent acts. The plans shall be developed in consultation with local law enforcement and emergency medical service providers and shall meet or exceed State guidelines for such plans.

The Superintendent or designee shall establish schedules for the development and review of emergency response plans for the training of staff and students to carry out the plans in the event of an actual emergency.

Emergency response plans are confidential and exempt from public disclosure. The District shall not release emergency response plans in response to public records requests.

Adopted: July 24, 2012
Revised: January 30, 2024

LEGAL REF: A.R.S. 15-341