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Webinar Announcement

EOP ASSIST 3.0: Next Generation of Updates and Enhancements

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EDT, the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS), will host a Webinar to review the purpose, benefits, and process to install EOP ASSIST 3.0, our recently updated software application designed to help schools create and update high-quality school emergency operations plans (EOPs) that are customized to address a range of threats and hazards. This application walks users through the six-step planning process to develop a downloadable school EOP and generates a downloadable school EOP. Recommended participants for this Webinar include state, regional, and local education agencies on the K-12 level and their partners in school safety, security, emergency management, and preparedness.

Presenters in this Webinar will provide an overview of the updated management features of EOP ASSIST 3.0, released in March 2017 and available to state agencies, regional education agencies, school districts, and schools. They will also share the different ways users may employ the tool to customize their school EOPs, and meet state and local requirements. Furthermore, the presenters will review the process for downloading and installing the software application on a local server and distributing EOP ASSIST to users as a Web-accessible application. This event will feature a dedicated 15-minute Q&A session at the end of the Webinar during which presenters will field questions from participants.

  • Already installed and using EOP ASSIST 2.0? Great! This Webinar will provide you with an overview of the new features in EOP ASSIST 3.0 that your institution will gain access to by upgrading your version.
  • Never downloaded EOP ASSIST? No problem! This Webinar will provide you with an overview of the tool and how your institution can use it to develop a high-quality school EOP and/or support school emergency management planning at the state or regional level.

To join the Webinar, register here:

Madeline Sullivan, Program Analyst, OSHS, ED; and Alison Curtis, Product & Information Specialist, REMS TA Center.

Join Us for a Live Web Chat Following the Event!
The Webinar will be followed by a live Web Chat with the presenters on the REMS TA Center’s Community of Practice (CoP) from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m EDT.

  • Already a CoP Member? If you wish to participate in the Web Chat, you will be automatically redirected to the CoP following the Q&A session.
  • Not a CoP Member? We invite you to join our growing community of more than 1,000 practitioners to collaborate on special projects, share news and resources, and learn from the experiences of others in the field! Please click here to create an account in advance of the event.
  • Have Web Chat topics to send us now? Email under the subject line EOP ASSIST 3.0 Topics for Web Chat and we’ll keep them on stand-by for the Web Chat. You can also send us Web Chat questions in advance by tagging @remstacenter and using the following hashtag: #EOPASSIST.

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Questions about the Webinar, Web Chat or CoP?
Contact the REMS TA Center Help Desk at 1-855-781-REMS [7367] or between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday.

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