High-Quality Emergency Operations Planning (EOP)

1.0 Introduction to Emergency Planning for Texas Schools

Creating a high-quality emergency operations plan can be a challenging task even when armed with the many resources and templates available. This section introduces the legal requirements and guidelines pertaining to school emergency planning in Texas. This section also presents foundational knowledge for emergency planning activities by defining the phases of emergency management, discussing the six planning principles for high-quality plans, and providing basic templates for use in school emergency planning in Texas that can be useful as you progress through this toolkit. The following topics are covered in this section:

  1. 1.1: Legal Requirements & Guidelines

  2. 1.2: Phases of Emergency Management

  3. 1.3: Six Planning Principles for High-Quality Plans

  4. 1.4: Planning Templates

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