Arlington Public Schools

869 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA 02476

Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness

Teacher's Preparedness Checklist


Teachers play an important role in school safety and security. You can help maintain a secure learning environment by:

Classroom Emergency Procedures

Classroom Emergency Procedures flipbookClassroom Emergency Procedures flipbooks have been distributed to all schools. Take a few minutes to review the new flipbooks and prepare yourself to lead your class during an emergency.

Be sure that you are familiar with procedures for evacuation, lockdown, and shelter-in-place. Review the "Teacher's Preparedness Checklist" on this page. If you have questions ask your principal or another administrator.

Students in Trouble or in Need

Review the Classroom Emergency Procedures to learn the warning signs of students who may be in crisis. Contact the guidance office, if you have questions or need assistance with a student.

Review the links to organizations and information on the resources page of this website. The resources page includes links to information on bullying, cyber bullying, harassment, mental health, and counseling resources.