Parent Student Reunification Process
A controlled release reunification typically occurs because of a crisis or emergency. One critical aspect of crisis response is accountable reunification of students with their parents or guardians in the event a controlled release is necessary. The Standard Reunification Method provides the District with proven methods for planning, practicing and achieving a successful reunification.
The Reunification Process in a Nutshell
Consequently, during these types of scenarios it is not just the students and parents/guardians are trying to function at extraordinary stress levels. Staff and other first responders also feel the strain. By having a defined process, all parties will better be able to function under these conditions.
Our Reunification process is based on the following processes:
1. PfISD will establish a Parent Check-In Location. Parents / Guardians will need identification.
2. Students will be gathered in to a staging area. “Greeter's” direct parents/guardians to the Parent check-In
location, and help them understand the process.
3. Parents/guardians complete Reunification Form, which is used to ensure the whereabouts of students is
tracked and to ensure they are only released to authorized persons.
4. Runner recovers student from the student staging area and brings them to Reunification area.
5. Parent and student are reunified and tracking and accountability are ensured using the Reunification form.
6. Medical or investigative contingencies are anticipated.
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5. Runnerrecoversstudentfromthestudent stagingarea.