Mitigating the Impact of a Disaster in Early Childhood Education Programs
September is recognized as National Preparedness Month (NPM). In this edWebinar, Dr. Cathy Grace highlighted basic elements of a comprehensive plan for early care and education programs that will mitigate the impact of any disastrous event. Learn from Dr. Grace’s first-hand experience in the recovery of the early childhood centers along the Mississippi Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina.
Dr. Grace shared:
- An examination of the types of preparedness plans to address weather-related or man-made disasters
- A review of the elements of a comprehensive plan, based on the type and size of child care programs, number of staff, and location (rural, urban or suburban)
- Strategies and tips to prepare staff to implement the plan
Learn how to better prepare your early learning program to mitigate the impact of any disastrous event.