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    1. 1. Ground Zero on Campus: Establishing a NIMS-Compliant Emergency Management Plan Emergency Management for Higher Education (EMHE) Grant Award #:Q184T080225
    2. 2. Background <ul><li>The Federal Department of Education, FY 08 EMHE competition: 259 applications received. 13 grants awarded by DOE as of Sept. 1, 2008. Total amount awarded=approximately $5 million. </li></ul><ul><li>EMHE grants are awarded for 18 months, constituting one budget period. The award period for FY 08 EMHE grants will be from September 1, 2008 through February 28, 2010. </li></ul>BMCC recently received one of only 13 Emergency Preparedness grant awards across the nation—and the only one in New York City—to be awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to upgrade its level of emergency preparedness.
    3. 3. U.S. Department of Education Awards 13 Grants to Higher Education Institutions to Plan and Prepare for Campus Emergencies Arkansas Pulaski Technical College North Little Rock, AR Carol Langston $218,965 Illinois Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL Donald Grady $465,059 New Jersey Salem Community College Carneys Point, NJ John Morrison $58,288 Michigan Oakland University Rochester, MI Samuel Lucido $423,999 Florida Daytona Beach Community College Daytona Beach, FL William Tillard $501,060 Indiana Indiana University Indianapolis, IN Diane Mack $448,890 New Mexico University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Albuquerque, NM Laura Banks $482,807 Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS Lou Marciani $476,486 Georgia Emory University Atlanta, GA Robert Nadolski $499,788 Massachusetts Middlesex Community College Lowell, MA Patrick Cook $189,504 New York CUNY Research Foundation/ BMCC New York, NY Sunil Gupta $500,000 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY Mary Mirabito $470,703 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY Lynn Daley $392,523
    4. 4. <ul><li>The Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York and Polytechnic University collaborated to create a NIMS-compliant emergency management plan at each campus. </li></ul><ul><li>Both institutions will share resources and present a collaborative campus emergency management model. The models should address Emergency Management Response Protocols of campus departments. </li></ul><ul><li>The Higher Education Modules will also include provisions for C-CERT, AED, CPR and First Aid Training. </li></ul><ul><li>Since 9/11, federal, state and local government agencies have invested heavily in putting sophisticated emergency management procedures in place, but until now college communities have been largely ignored. </li></ul>
    5. 5. The EMHE Grant Team <ul><ul><li>Sunil Gupta, (BMCC, Dean Continuing Ed) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charlie De Rienzo, Program Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Savallo, Program Coordinator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scott Anderson, (VP BMCC, Finance & Administration) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TC Westcott, (VP Polytechnic , Finance & Administration) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edwin Moss, (BMCC, Director Public Safety) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annie Carino, (Polytechnic, Director Facilities Management) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security Directors Advisory Group , SDAG Consultants (Edward Ludemann, Jesse Peterman, John Foos, Henry DeGeneste) </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. The Plan <ul><li>Led by BMCC, this collaborative project, Ground Zero on Campus: Establishing a NIMS-Compliant Emergency Management Plan will be guided by principles and procedures outlined by the National Incident Management Systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Categories of emergency management: Prevention/Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Recovery. Campus Emergency personnel at all levels, will undergo NIMS training relevant to their role during an emergency incident. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Outcomes <ul><li>BMCC & Poly will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinate with external agencies to create a NIMS campus based emergency action plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide C-CERT training for staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the existing gaps in each institutions EAP, (Emergency Action Plan) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enhance campus emergency management plans according to be consistent with priorities outlined in the U.S. Dept of Education’s 4 phases of emergency management. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Outcomes <ul><li>Both BMCC &Poly will: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BMCC will continue to provide C-CERT related classes to students and the surrounding community. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Polytechnic will refer students, counselors, etc.. . to BMCC C-CERT instruction and certification. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Both campuses will encourage staff , students and faculty to take these classes and will develop safety awareness programs for their campus communities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Campus safety officials will develop on going programmatic relationships with local law enforcement to discuss student crime and violence. </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Outcomes <ul><li>BMCC will increase by 50% the number of emergency response team members that have completed introductory levels of online NIMS preparedness training courses </li></ul><ul><li>At the end of the grant every BMCC & Poly campus emergency response employee will have successfully completed the battery of NIMS courses appropriate to his or her level of responsibility within the crisis management system. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Outcomes <ul><li>Establish an on-line clearing house: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Table Top scenarios of Higher Education campus emergencies on-line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide an on-line forum with resources for campuses to contribute successful table-top training activities </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Outcomes <ul><li>Final products of the grant will include written plans for addressing infectious disease outbreaks and for managing incidents of campus violence. The final report should also address the needs of person with disabilities as they relate to campus safety. </li></ul>
    12. 12. The Borough of Manhattan Community College <ul><li>First community college in America ever to experience damage from a act of foreign terrorism . BMCC lost a building in the 9/11 attack and served as a shelter and staging area for First Responders. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Ground Zero on Campus: Establishing a NIMS-Compliant Emergency Management Plan Emergency Management for Higher Education (EMHE) Grant Award #:Q184T080225