Graduate Project Title

An Emergency Preparation Guide

Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 1994

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Jack L. McPherson

Second Committee Member

Gregory S. Chan

Third Committee Member

Franklin D. Carlson


The purpose of this study was to develop a guide by which Western Washington school districts might prepare themselves to handle an emergency. To accomplish this purpose a review of current literature and research regarding emergency preparations was conducted. Additionally, emergency preparation guides and materials were obtained from selected schools, school districts, institutions of higher education, and government agencies. The guide was intended for use by the Montesano, Washington School District.