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Department of Education
Contact Christine Laehle, MPH Program Specialist 714-327-1067
Each day in Orange County, over 500,000 students and 20,000 educators arrive at school to learn and teach. In order for this to take place, maintaining a safe and orderly environment conducive to learning is critical. Whether an event is a natural disaster or school violence, schools need to implement the Four Phases of Emergency Management:
The Orange County Department of Education provides trainings/workshops on Comprehensive School Safety Plans, Standardized Emergency Management System, Developing Emergency Operation Plans, Earthquake Preparedness, School Behavioral Threat Assessment, Resilience Strategies for Educators: Techniques for Self Care and Peer Support, Active Shooter Behavioral Indicators and Threat Management Strategies along with other violence prevention workshops.