Ms. Janelle Hughes serves as the Project Director for the Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance Center. Over her career, she has supported the work of multiple Federal agencies including more than six U.S. Department of Education centers, offices, and programs; the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its Administration for Children and Families, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and several institutes within the National Institutes of Health; the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; U.S. Department of Homeland Security; and U.S. Department of Transportation. In her current role, she directs the creation and implementation of a multi-tiered project management plan that aims to enhance the federal government’s mission to provide technical assistance and training to state, territorial, local, and tribal education and emergency management agencies on key safety and security topics. She oversees content development for and management of various resource types; plans and hosts live and virtual meetings; and leads the development of print, HTML, and mobile tools. During her tenure, the REMS TA Center has been featured in various news outlets and educational media sources, sites, and blogs.
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