Emergencies in schools must be addressed in an expeditious and effective manner. Schools are at risk of acts of violence, natural, and manmade disasters. To address these threats, the State of New York has enacted the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) law. Project SAVE is a comprehensive planning effort that addresses prevention, response and recovery with respect to a variety of emergencies in schools.
Individual charter schools are required by the NYSED to complete 2 safety plans: a District- Wide Safety Plan and a Building-Level Safety Plan. These plans differ as defined here taken directly from the NY Safe Schools website.
Here you will find an exemplar of a move-in and set-up plan, a suite of useful templates for all processes involved in move-in and set-up, and a sample fixtures, furniture and equipment list including approximate costs.
This presentation for new schools or schools with new facilities provides an overview of best practices, exemplary timelines and organizational tools for equipping your school and moving into new space.