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Resilient Reunification Tabletop Exercise

Training and Exercise Overview

Information / Facts

Your school or school district can participate in this online training and exercise for $490 (30% off the normal cost of $700). For more information please complete the Information Request Form to be contacted.

Training Overview Video

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The Training

The training is self-paced and can be accessed at any time.

Upon completing the training, participants will…

  • Understand various roles and responsibilities of school staff and external partners during emergencies.
  • Know the essential components of a reunification plan.
  • Identify areas for improvement in current plans.

The Exercise

The exercise will serve as an opportunity for the management and staff that make up your school district’s Student / Parent Reunification Team along with your school district’s partner response agencies and organizations to work through scenario information and injects dealing with activating, managing and demobilizing a Student / Parent Reunification Center.

Exercise Scenario

In the wake of a 1:22PM school shooting law enforcement has notified the school’s administrators that it is safe for students to exit the school.

Within 30 minutes students are boarding buses to be transported to a location where students will be reunited with their parents.

School district personnel must now work through the challenges of establishing, operating
and closing a Reunification Center.

Exercise Participation Information

Exercise Date Exercise Time Scenario Exercise
Location / Participation *
Individual participant registration CLOSES at 12:00PM ET on the day prior to the exercise
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Student / Parent Reunification Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your school district’s Student / Parent Reunification Team
* Everyone who will be participating in the exercise must register for the following reasons:
  1. Prior to the exercise important Read Ahead materials will be e-mailed to all registered participants. These materials are important to ensure your participation in the exercise is successful.
  2. At the end of the exercise only registered participants will be able to complete and submit their individual exercise evaluation (Hotwash).
  3. Only registered participants will be able to access and print their Certificate of Participation once they have submitted their individual exercise evaluation.

The Resilient Reunification Training and Exercise initiative is a partnership between the Disaster Resistant Communities Group and the Safe and Ready Institute.