• Emergency Management

    Our mission at Plano ISD is to protect students, staff, visitors and property by creating a culture of preparedness.

    Plano ISD Safety and Security is always coordinating and collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders to enable us to better mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters or emergencies occurring in our district.

    Phases of Emergency Management

Phases of Emergency Management: Prevention, Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery
    • Prevention - Actions taken by the District to avoid an incident or to intervene to stop an incident from occurring.

    • Mitigation - Includes activities to reduce the loss of life and property from natural and/or human caused disasters by avoiding or lessening the impact of a disaster and providing value to the public by creating safer communities.

    • Preparedness - A continuous cycle of planning, organizing, training, equipping, exercising, evaluating, and taking corrective action in an effort to ensure effective coordination during incident response.

    • Response - Activities that address the short-term, direct effects of an incident.

    • Recovery - Encompasses both short-term and long-term efforts for the rebuilding and revitalization of affected communities