The Operations Council, working with RE staff, developed a policy/plan for evacuation of children from the classrooms in the event of a fire or other emergency. The plan is straightforward and includes:
• Description of Administrative responsibility for oversight of maintenance of building alarms, smoke and CO detectors, emergency lighting, etc.
• Simple, clear instructions for the safe and orderly evacuation of children from the classrooms to the designated meeting place (the playground or a snowy weather alternative).
• Visual maps of the evacuation routes and exit points posted next to the doorway of each classroom (maps are being created and will be posted very soon).
One important note: we all share responsibility for ensuring that all of our building exits are free of obstruction. If anyone notices such obstructions they are encouraged to notify Administration.
If anyone has questions please feel free to reach out to any member of the Operations Council.