Districtwide Emergency Management Plan
The Yonkers Board of Education is holding a Public Hearing on changes to Section B "Purpose and Scope" of the Emergency Response Plan Districtwide School Safety Plan 2019-2020 at 6:00PM Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at Saunders Trades & Technical High School, 183 Palmer Road. Link here to review the document and for the opportunity to submit comments.
In the Spring of 2001, the Yonkers Board of Education adopted a policy in compliance with New York State SAVE Legislation – Education Law §2801-a requiring the development of a districtwide school safety plan and building-level school safety plans regarding crisis intervention and emergency response. This policy is reviewed and updated as required.
Yonkers Public Schools Districtwide Emergency Management Plan and building-level plans are designed to prevent or minimize the effects of emergencies and to facilitate the coordination of local, county and state resources with schools and the school district.
Pursuant to New York State Board of Regents August 10, 2011 amendment to subdivision (e) of section 155.17 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the Districtwide Emergency Management Plan is available for review by section for your convenience.