Readiness and Emergency Management for Burke County Schools
This is an "all-hazards" emergency management plan for our schools and school district developed in cooperation with appropriate local agencies and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency. REMBC centers around research, effective practices, and the four phases of emergency management:
Prevention-Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
August 20, 2010 - The Burke County Board of Education is awarded a Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Grant from the United States Department of Education. The Burke County Public School System is the only school system in Georgia to receive this grant. A letter of congratulations from Senator Johnny Isakson is attached.
June, 2014 - The Burke County Board of Education is presented a Certificate of Recognition for full compliance of safety plan componenets for all Burke County Public Schools by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).