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School tragedies impact different groups within the education community in very diverse and nuanced ways. Parents and teachers struggle with reassuring children that they are safe. School principals and directors wrestle with assuring parents and teachers that their schools are safe. School administrators struggle with responding to media queries, while reviewing school safety protocols and school nurses must double check to make sure they are prepared as well.

On this channel we are pulling together the most insightful, relevant, compelling guidance and help specifically tailored to each of the impacted groups, curated from special crisis response segments produced by some of the nation's leading education associations including: The National Parent Teachers Association ( PTA), the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the National Association of Child Care Professionals (NACCP), the National Association of School Nurses (NASN), the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) and more...

Listen to the segments below. To see, discuss or recommend further resources go to Twitter #schoolsafetycrisis.

Child Care: Is Your Provider Prepared if the Unthinkable Happens?

Beverly Schmalzried, Ph.D. with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks & Linda Smith

pic Violence, lockdowns, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and terrorist attacks are disruptive and frightening. But when disasters strike the anxiety for providers of child care and parents whose children may be across town and out of communication is heightened. The best time to think about how to handle a crisis is now. Tune in as we provide some practical tips on what providers and parents should do to prepare for the unthinkable.
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