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September 14, 2009
Yates Holds PBIS Kick-off Celebration
Center students are awarded for positive behavior
Schenectady PBIS part of Showcase More
Technology Security Tools Available
The Consortium for School Network has created
the Cyber Security for the Digital District
leadership initiative. The initiative has created a
Incident Command System Self Study Course
IICS 100 Self Study
NYS Emergency Management Office) ICS Orientation
Module - Self-paced course designed for both the
general public and people who have emergency
Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools
Web-based Course Available
OSDFS - Bullying Research & Prevention - Feb. 2 - 13
NCEF Calendar -
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
provides information on educational
facilities-related events taking place nationwide.
Includes calendar of nationwide events, safe school
news and an array of resources.
Independent Study three hour course offered by
National Incident Management System
IS 700 - National Incident
Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
On February 28, 2003, President Bush issued Homeland
Security Presidential Directive-5. HSPD-5 directed
the Secretary of Homeland Security to develop and
administer a National Incident Management System (NIMS).
NIMS provides a consistent nationwide template to
enable all government, private-sector, and
nongovernmental organizations to work together
during domestic incidents. You can also find
information about NIMS at
This course introduces NIMS and takes approximately
three hours to complete. It explains the purpose,
principles, key components and benefits of NIMS. The
course also contains "Planning Activity" screens
giving you an opportunity to complete some planning
tasks during this course. The planning activity
screens are printable so that you can use them after
you complete the course.