Office: Executive Director
Funding Source: Fee for Service
The Berks County Intermediate Unit, along with local school districts, law enforcement, first responders, and community partners has established a county-wide all hazards emergency plan that meets the requirements set forth by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The plan is continually reviewed to ensure it meets the ever-changing needs of all stakeholders. As part of the cooperative effort with our schools and community partners, the BCIU has developed All Hazards Plan curriculum tools.
Lesson plans and activities have been created for Berks County teachers to use in their classrooms to teach the Standard Response Protocol Extended (Lockout, Lockdown, Evacuate, Shelter, and Hold) and the Run, Hide, Fight model (response to an active shooter). The lesson plans are created based on the following levels: pre-K to second grade, intermediate elementary level, and secondary level.