Leading Through Crisis

Role Assignment

In order for your students to participate in the simulation, their instructor must fill this Role Assignment Guide, a critical “before you visit” document that Situation Room staff need returned upon your visit.

Role Assignment Sheet

This document is meant to assist the educator with assigning their students ideal roles within the simulation. If you have any questions when filling this out, please email us.

Pre-Visit Activities

Almost all of these materials may be used as stand-alone lessons or in preparation for your virtual experience. 
These activities are considered the minimum required prior to your visit and are vital to a successful experience.

Pre-Visit PowerPoint

The pre-visit PowerPoint is designed to introduce your students to the major curricular topics addressed in the Situation Room Experience.

Time Expected: 30 minutes

Grade Levels: High School and University

Student Role Explanations

These explanations provide a summary for the students as to the responsibilities and powers of their assigned role. Please ensure that the student is given enough time to read and review their corresponding role.

Secretary of State

Secretary of Defense

Attorney General

Secretary of Energy

Secretary of Transportation

Deputy Press Secretary

Time Expected: 20-30 minutes per role

Grade Levels: High School and University

Vocabulary List

This list will allow students to familiarize themselves with terms they may be unfamiliar with.

Time Expected: 15 minutes

Grade Levels: High School and University