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OEMHS sponsors 2nd Annual K-12th Grade Emergency Preparedness Workshop

On April 27th 2015, Montgomery County’s Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security sponsored the 2nd Annual K-12th Grade School Emergency Preparedness Workshop.

School Administrators, School Safety and Security Personnel, and First Responders made up an audience of 190 attendees from across the National Capital Region. Participants learned in various breakout sessions about writing an Emergency Response Plan, Crisis Communications, and Family Reunification (among other topics).

To learn more about how best to be prepared for an emergency in your own home, please check out our resource library.

Kristina Anderson, a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech Shootings, kicked off the Workshop with a motivating and inspiring keynote speech.

Kristina Anderson, a survivor of the 2007 Virginia Tech Shootings, kicked off the

Workshop with a motivating and inspiring keynote speech.