Emergency Management Overview

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  • MISSION STATEMENT 

    Broward County Public Schools’ Emergency Management Department collaborates with district-wide stakeholders, its partners, and the community to establish a framework to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the impact of all emergencies. Emergency Management takes an all-hazards approach to ensure education takes place in a safe and supportive environment. 

    VISION 

    A Safer, Prepared, and Resilient School District. 

    GOALS 

    • Identify and assist in the mitigation of all hazards. 
    • Maintain a continuous cycle of planning, training, organizing, exercising, evaluating, and taking corrective action to ensure effective preparedness for all incidents. 
    • Establish a training program that develops and maintains necessary emergency management skills, including conducting exercises and offering preparedness training to faculty, staff, students, and the community. 
    • Conduct effective, unified incident response operations by maximizing interdepartmental communication, information sharing, and preparedness efforts; and implementing initiatives to ensure a stable, strategic response to any incident.  
    • Serve as the guidance for the coordination of liaison activities between local, state, and federal government in response and recovery efforts. 

Contact Information

  • Emergency Management

    600 SE Third Avenue

    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

    Phone: 754-321-3570

    Fax: --

    TTL: --

    Phone: --

    Toni Barnes

    Task Assigned Manager of Emergency Management

Important Links

  • Broward Emergency Management

    American Red Cross

    Ready.gov