FAQ Document
  • This webpage contains video from the ALICE parent nights held on October 16 and 23. It also lists the answers to each audience question asked at the K-5 ALICE meeting. 

     Watch the Elementary ALICE Presentation (28 mins) --- Watch Full Meeting Video (1 hour 44 mins)


    Watch the Middle School ALICE Full Meeting Video (34 mins)

    Questions Asked During the Meetings 

    1. Have teachers been given training on how to answer student questions given the fact that some students may have different levels of awareness of this issue? Watch Answer (00:21 secs)

    2. How will teachers be sensitive to questions from students in the older grades? Watch Answer (00:52 secs)

    3. Would it be better to put resources towards the prevention of these incidents rather than mitigation? Watch Answer (00:36 secs)

    4. Will teachers and students know where each evacuation rally points will be located prior to an evacuation? How will students be found if they evacuate after an evacuation? Watch Answer (00:30 secs) 

    5. Is there a plan to ALICE train substitute teachers and parent volunteers? Watch Answer (05:22 mins)

    6. How do we determine that the information given during an incident is accurate? Watch Answer (02:31 mins)  

    7. Other than the ALICE storybook, how will students be taught ALICE? Watch Answer (02:46 mins)  

    8. Will teachers have grade-level collaboration time to plan ALICE student training and what resources are they given other than the video storybook to train students? Watch Answer (01:34 mins) 

    9. How are students prepared to respond if their teacher is injured during an incident? Watch Answer (00:46 secs) 

    10. What preventative measures are in place to prevent an intruder from entering a building? Watch Answer (01:46 mins) 

    11. How does ALICE differ from past practices? Watch Answer (02:25 mins)

    12. What is the District doing for community education around gun safety? Watch Answer (04:28 mins) 

    13. How does ALICE account for students that are in the restroom or other non-classroom areas during an incident? Watch Answer (02:56 mins) 

    14. Follow-up question about students in the restroom during an emergency. Watch Answer (01:46 mins) 

    15. Has the District considered extending ALICE training to after school enrichment and extracurriculars? Watch Answer (01:06 mins) 

    16. With the “I” (Inform) part of ALICE, how are teachers being informed? Watch Answer (00:56 secs)

    17. Is the training different whether the perpetrator is an outside threat versus an internal threat? Watch Answer (00:46 secs)

    18. What happens if a teacher gave direction to evacuate to a class and a child was too afraid to move? Watch Answer (00:36 secs) 

    19. Are the use of the terms Hard Lockdown and Soft Lockdown going away? Watch Answer (01:15 mins)

    20. What would be the parent communication plan in the event of an incident? Watch Answer (06:57 mins)

    21. Do parts of the ALICE training model conflict with each other? Watch Answer (04:22 mins) 

    22. What will the Inform message on the PA sound like during the student drills? / Will there be a debriefing after the drills occur?  Watch Answer (01:15 mins) 

    23. Will communication about student training be sent and English and Spanish? Watch Answer (00:58 secs) 

    24. Is it okay for a parent to tell their students that if they are in the bathroom they should get out and run to the rally point? Watch Answer (00:54 secs) 

    25. Are all doors monitored by integrated security systems? Watch Answer (00:44 secs)

    26. Is there an example of ALICE not working or was unsuccessfully implemented?  Watch Answer (01:52 mins)