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School Visit Curriculum

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Public Education Officer, Lisa Bezella, visits all Kindergarten through 4th grade students in Schaumburg public and private schools. She also visits a majority of preschools throughout the village. Below is the school curriculum program and topics covered during these fire and life safety visits.

Contact Lisa Bezella by email at lbezella@schaumburg.com or by phone at 847-923-6708.

PreK-4th Grade Curriculum

Preschool:

  • Fire_Dept_School_6Safe to touch vs. not safe to touch
  • Tools vs. toys (matches/lighters)
  • Intro to calling 9-1-1
  • Intro to smoke alarms
  • Don’t fear the gear

Kindergarten:

  • Smoke alarms (get out and stay out: It’s your job!)
  • Calling 9-1-1
  • Crawl low and go
  • Stop, drop, and roll
  • Don’t fear the gear

1st grade:

  • Smoke alarms (testing and placement)
  • Exit drills in the home (2 ways out) / safe meeting place
  • Calling 9-1-1

2nd grade:

  • Carbon monoxide
  • Identifying exits
  • Avoiding burns

3rd grade:

  • First aid (cuts and burns)
  • Fire triangle/tetrahedron
  • Electrical safety

4th grade:

  • Severe weather safety
  • Cooking safety