(BANGOR, Friday, May 4, 2018) – “With little to no warning, emergencies and disasters can happen to anyone at any time,” said Bangor Elementary School Principal Jac Lyga. “That’s why we feel it is so important to prepare our students. We’re excited to teach the STEP curriculum once again this year.” Full Press Release

 

 

 


(PULASKI, Monday, April 23, 2018) – “Disasters often strike with little to no warning, and can happen to anyone at any time,” said Cora Blackburn, a 5th grade teacher at Glenbrook Elementary School. “That’s why we think it is so important to prepare our 5th graders through the STEP program.” Full Press Release

 

 

 


(WATERTOWN, Tuesday, April 3, 2018) – “If an emergency or disaster happens, we want our students to be prepared,” said Tanya Wyse, a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Schurz Elementary School in Watertown. “The STEP program is a perfect way to provide the knowledge and tools our 4th and 5th graders need to know what to do in an emergency situation.” Full Press Release

 

 

 


(SPARTA, Monday, March 26, 2018) – Nearly 240 5th graders at Meadowview Intermediate School in Sparta are participating in the STEP program, which stands for Student Tools for Emergency Planning. “Disasters and emergencies can happen to anyone at a moment’s notice,” “We want our students to be prepared so if they are in an emergency situation, they know what to do, said Principal Mike Roddick. Full Press Release

 

 


(APPLETON, Monday, March 12, 2018) – With severe weather this spring fast approaching, nearly 130 students at Stephen Foster Elementary School in Appleton learned today how to be prepared to respond in the event of a disaster or emergency. The students in 4th, 5th and 6th grades are participating in the STEP program, which stands for Student Tools for Emergency Planning. Full Press Release


(GREEN BAY, Monday, March 12, 2018) – The 5th graders at King Elementary School in Green Bay are participating in the STEP program, which stands for Student Tools for Emergency Planning. The statewide program run by Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) teaches students how to be prepared for various emergencies and disasters, including blizzards, tornadoes, flooding, storms and fires. Full Press Release

 

 


STEP Returns to Wisconsin (McFarland, January 30, 2017) – During a visit to Waubesa Intermediate School in McFarland today, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Major General Don Dunbar, Adjutant General and Wisconsin’s Homeland Security Advisor, announced the return of the STEP program to Wisconsin classrooms, thanks to $20,000 in donations from AT&T and the Wisconsin Wireless Association.

 


STEP Returns to Wisconsin (BANGOR, Monday, April 11, 2016)– As Wisconsin marks Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week this week, 75 fourth and fifth graders at Bangor Elementary School learned today how to be prepared to respond in the event of a disaster or emergency.

The students are participating in the STEP, or Student Tools for Emergency Planning, program for the fourth year. The statewide program teaches 5th graders how to be prepared for various emergencies and disasters, including tornadoes, flooding and storms. The program also shows students how to put together an emergency kit and develop an emergency plan with their families. Full Press Release


STEP Packing 2016(MADISON, WI, Tuesday, January 5, 2016) – 11,000 students across Wisconsin will learn how to be ready for an emergency, thanks to the STEP program. STEP (Student Tools for Emergency Planning) is a turn-key classroom curriculum for teachers to prepare 5th graders for various emergencies and disasters, including tornadoes, flooding and storms. The program also shows students how to put together an emergency kit and develop an emergency plan. STEP is administered by the Department of Military Affairs Division of Emergency Management.

More than 40 volunteers from the AT&T Pioneers, Wisconsin Emergency Management, and the Wisconsin National Guard assembled 11,000 starter emergency kits and other STEP materials which were sent out to 185 schools across the state. Major General Don Dunbar, Adjutant General and Wisconsin’s Homeland Security Advisor, stopped by to thank the volunteers for their efforts. “Getting students excited about emergency preparedness is the goal of the STEP program,” said Maj. Gen. Dunbar. Full Press Release


STEP Program 2015(SUN PRAIRIE, Friday, December 18, 2015)During a visit to Royal Oaks Elementary School today, Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Major General Don Dunbar, Adjutant General and Wisconsin’s Homeland Security Advisor announced the return of the STEP program to Wisconsin classrooms, thanks to a $15,000 donation from AT&T. The STEP Program stands for Student Tools for Emergency Planning, and teaches students how to prepare for disasters and react to emergencies. Full Press Release


STEP in action in Wisconsin