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Basic Preparedness Training for School HQ, Classroom, Banking, Hospitality, Airport, and Related Sectors

July 7-11, 2008
CTB/McGraw-Hill Headquarters
Monterey, CA

"One of the best seminars that I have attended. Packed full of real-life information for Standardized Testing implementation."
Lesley Maxim, Testing Supervisor, Chicago

About this Workshop:

Emergency Preparedness for Standardized Testing Implementation provides you with strategic knowledge and tactical resources to prepare for, and recover from, any emergency or disaster in your standardized testing routine. The events following the "9-11" terrorist attacks and Hurricane Katrina show that government and private agencies are not as collectively ready as they could be to effectively prepare, mitigate, respond and recover from a crisis of significant proportion. And nothing is more critical to the nation's well-being than Adequate Yearly Progress on standardized tests.

This course will help you create, or improve, your organization-wide standardized testing emergency management plan to ensure all procedures are in place and all equipment and personnel needs are addressed so you can respond to an emergency situation quickly and instinctively. These performance processes are becoming more important, and may eventually be recognized (or mandated) by the federal government.

In addition, you will receive electronic and paper handouts which will provide you with a take-home, strategic "guide" to help you in your deliberate emergency planning.
Facilities are not yet where they need to be to properly handle a crisis - whether it be a terrorist attack or internal meltdown. Knowing how to protect your most vital test-taking procedures should be your number one priority. Attend this very important seminar to protect your most important assets.

What You Will Learn:

* How to create or improve your standardized testing emergency management plan

* Detailed instructions on what to do if faced with an emergency

* How to train staff to react to any emergency situation

* How to communicate a crisis to your staff, students, and the media

* What regulations you need to comply with to keep your staff operating efficiently

* How to improve conditions at your facility to mitigate disasters, acts of violence, and internal meltdown

* What aid may be available to your organization

Who Should Attend:

* Facility executives, directors and managers

* Standardized testing managers and implementers

* Standardized testing planning, response and recovery team leaders

* Standardized testing security infrastructure executives and managers

* Homeland Defense and Public Safety professionals

* Law enforcement, fire fighting, and emergency medical services personnel

* Elected government leaders and support staff members

Past Attendees Include:

Air Force, 97th Medical Support Squadron
Battelle, US Coast Guard, Facility Manager
Defense Intelligence Agency, Deputy Chief, Response Management Program
Department of Health & Hospitals, Administrative Program Manager
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Chief, Protective Services Division
Naval Medical Research Center, Director of Facilities
Port of New Orleans, Director, Port Development
SPAWAR, Director, Base Operations Support
SSA, Emergency Response
U.S. Army, Operations NCO, Director, Plans, Training, Mobilization & Security
US Air Force
US Army, Chief of METS

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