No education professional wants to think about an active shooter on campus. Recent tragic events illustrate a clear and imminent need to prepare educators for these threats. Public institutions are required by law to follow rules and regulations to train for emergency responses, and several states gave enacted or are considering enacting regulations specific to early childhood programs.
Preschool Preparedness for an Active Shooter, the first book in the new Preparing for the Unexpected series, acknowledges and balances the harsh realities and challenges of emergency preparedness. Learn how to:
“Andrew Roszak’s timely book provides a thorough look at planning for the unthinkable – an active shooter situation in an early childhood program. This book builds upon your facility’s current emergency plans by providing clear examples of specific actions which will increase the safety of your staff and children during an active shooter incident. It is must reading for childcare providers, parents and anyone interested in preparing for the unthinkable.”
Betsy T. Kagey, PhD
Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response Georgia Department of Public Health
“This book should be required reading for all school teachers and administrators. It is well written and highly informative. The case studies and "lessons learned" are invaluable, and the preparedness recommendations are clearly communicated in text and photos. I have been in the security business for more than a quarter of a century, but I learned something on almost every page.”
Director, Institute for Homeland Security