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AB 103 Pupil Safety Educational Materials

AB 103 requires the CDE to electronically distribute disaster preparedness educational materials and lesson plans that are currently available to local school districts and county offices of education.

9-1-1 for Kids External link opens in new window or tab.
Teaches children how to save lives and property through the proper use of 9-1-1. Youngsters who complete the 9-1-1 for Kids® classroom program will know: When to use 9-1-1 and when not to; How to place a 9-1-1 call and; What to say in case of a police or fire or medical emergency. Available in English and Spanish.

Ready Kids External link opens in new window or tab.
FEMA launched Ready Kids, a tool to help parents and teachers educate children ages eight through twelve about emergencies and how they can help get their family prepared.

Firefacts.org External link opens in new window or tab.
Fire safety information for parents and educators.

Masters of Disaster External link opens in new window or tab.
The American Red Cross, with generous support of the Allstate Foundation, has developed a curriculum that not only teaches students about disaster safety, but helps teachers meet their required objectives as well. Masters of Disaster curriculum helps teachers integrate important disaster safety instruction into their regular core subjects such as language arts, math, science, and social studies. Available in English only.

Teen CERT External link opens in new window or tab.
The Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is an in-class, curriculum-based program that provides students with  knowledge on the effects of natural and human-caused disasters and their emotional, social, and economic impacts. It builds decision-making and problem solving skills and strategies to help students make informed decisions regarding readiness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts to reduce loss of life and property. Available in English only.

Questions: Stephanie Papas | spapas@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8441 
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