Program Components


Emergency Operations

Violence Prevention

Continuity of Operations

Incident Action


Special Event



Incident Command Systems (100 - 400 level)

Mass Care

Active Shooter

Public Information

Individual Preparedness


IEMA Ready Campus certification

NIMS Compliance

Homeland Security Exercise Program

Program Assessment and Development

Campus CERT Program Development

Volunteer Management Program

Emergency Operations Center Strategies

Document Development

Higher Education Emergency Management

Preparing the Campus Community

The higher education community has an inherently unique set of planning challenges. This has been acknowledged by most state's legislators through the implementation of planning laws. The State of Illinois was among the leaders in this movement and implemented the Campus Security Enhancement Act of 2008.

The act requires institutions of higher education to have an emergency operations plan, train and exercise on that plan to continually improve it, and do the same with their Violence Prevention Plan.

In addition, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency piloted the ready Campus program in 2013. While the Ready programs have been slow to take hold, the concepts are solid and the work that must be completed to qualify is the due diligence that our colleges should be undertaking as a standard.

As an educational institution, the college campus has a unique opportunity to impact the overall preparedness and resilience of their community. By instituting a full planning and preparedness program, you will lead your community by example.

In addition to being Emergency Managers, the Logsdon Group are educators. We take the safety and viability of our college and university campuses, students, faculty, staff and community members seriously and stand ready to mentor your crisis management team in their planning efforts.