GENERAL GUIDELINES Always notify Executive Director and/or senior staff member on site as soon as possible in case of any/all incidents or emergencies. Always complete Incident Reports immediately, when applicable. Direct all media inquiries and/or requests for public communications to the Executive Director. All campus closings (for any reason) require approval from the Owner or Executive Director
TORNADO/DESTRUCTIVE WINDS/SEVERE WEATHER Monitor news during severe weather via internet, radio, and/or television. Pay attention to weather sirens and take cover when directed to do so. Move to the inside shelter areas designated for your campus (this will be a basement, tunnel, or inner hallway on the lowest floor of the building). Avoid entrances/exits and all areas with glass doors or windows Avoid large areas with poorly supported roofs, such as an atrium. If caught outside lay down flat in nearest depression, ditch or ravine.
BOMB/EXPLOSIVE DEVICE THREATS Phone Threat Notify campus security immediately, while keeping caller on the phone as long as possible. Take detailed notes, writing down the caller’s exact words. Listen carefully for anything that could be useful in identification – accent, speech impediment, distinctive background noises, etc. Call 911 immediately. Notify Executive Director or senior staff member on site. Evacuate the premises utilizing outside evacuation areas as specified for your campus. Bomb or explosive device found DO NOT touch or move the device. Call 911 immediately. Notify Executive Director or senior staff member on site. Evacuate the premises utilizing outside evacuation areas as specified for your campus.
CRIME/SECURITY BREACH Notify Executive Director or senior staff member on site. Call 911 if you believe the perpetrator is still on the premises. If you see the perpetrator, note anything that could be useful in identification – height, weight, clothing, etc. Do not move or touch any part of a suspected crime scene. THREATENING BEHAVIOR Calmly ask the person or persons to leave the premises. Notify Executive Director or senior staff member on site. Leave the premises and call 911 if you observe violence taking place or believe it may be imminent.
UNAUTHORIZED INDIVIDUALS Question all unaccompanied strangers who are beyond the reception area and ask them to identify themselves. Escort them to and from their destinations. Notify Executive Director or senior staff member on site.
ARMED INTRUDER/TERRORIST ACTION If safe to do so, evacuate the premises immediately and take as many people with you as possible. DO NOT return until it is declared safe to do so by Police or School officials. Call 911 and provide as much detail of the intruder as possible. If you cannot safely exit the area, seek shelter in an office/room where the doors can be locked or barricaded securely. Close and lock windows, lower the blinds, cover any glass in the door, turn off the lights and remain quiet and turn off cell phones. If you cannot get out or hide out, playing dead could save your life
ACCIDENTS/INJURIES/MEDICAL EMERGENCIES DO NOT move the victim(s) unless life or further injury is threatened. Apply appropriate first aide if possible (qualified personnel only). Call 911 and stay on the line if requested. Provide precise location and as much information as possible about the victim’s condition. Send another person to the entrance to guide paramedics to the person.
ELEVATOR EMERGENCIES Notify building maintenance and the Executive Director Call the elevator company for assistance Call 911 if necessary
FIRE OR SMOKE DO NOT use elevators. Call 911 and trigger the fire alarm. Exit immediately using closest evacuation route and emergency exits. If caught in smoke, crouch low to the floor, hold cloth over your nose, take short breaths and crawl to nearest exit. Before opening any closed door, check to see if it is hot and if so, choose an alternate route. Gather in outside evacuation area as specified for your campus.
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS Avoid touching or coming in contact with the substance. Leave the affected area immediately. Notify the Executive Director or Senior Staff member on site. If the substance is odorous, airborne, or flowing liquid, evacuate the premises utilizing the outside evacuation area. Call 911.
FLOODING/WATER DAMAGE Natural Flooding Stay away from exterior and interior flooded areas until cleared by local authorities. Avoid walking or driving into flood waters. Leaks/plumbing issues Cover vital equipment/materials with plastic to stop further damage. Direct large leaks into garbage cans using plastic as a funnel. Remove threatened, undamaged materials to a safe location.
LOSS OF POWER/WATER/GAS Notify Executive Director or Senior Staff member on site. Notify Landlord, if applicable. Notify the utility service provider for your campus. Evacuate premises if directed to do so, utilizing outside evacuation area Inside Shelter Areas Designated shelter area in basement hallway Outside Shelter Areas East side parking lot; individuals may exit into south or west side lots, but then should move to east side lot as soon as possible.
Executive Director: Connor Powell 316-633-0621
Director of Education/Owner: Dianne Powell 316-393-2488
Operations Administrator: Lisa Morse 316-285-3630
Leadership Programs: Renee Carrion 316-393-3348
Building Administrator: Hildee Jones 316-946-5206
Utility Service Providers Electric: Westar Energy Customer Service 800-383-1183;
Report Outages 800-544-4857 Water:
City of Wichita Customer Service 316-265-1300;
Report Leaks 316-262-6000 Gas:
Kansas Gas Service Customer Service 800-794-4780;