Some of these tips may seem obvious, but it's always nice to have a list! Use these ideas and convert them to a checklist. Prioritize the jobs in order of when they need to be done and create a timeline to alleviate any last minute stress.
This is a basic website but is full of useful planning information. Delegation is often key to organizing large events and creating committees to manage tasks is a great way to get the job done. I love that this site offers advice on an organizational timeline, prom themes and fundraising ideas.
Here is a teacher's guide on how to keep teenagers safe during prom. Sure, it's important for them to have fun, but as teachers we are also responsible for their wellbeing and ensuring that they make it home safely at the end of the night.
A short clip that is most useful for parents, but as teachers we share the responsibility for the safety of our teenagers. You can choose to show this directly to your pupils or offer it as a resource to parents - they can then discuss the issue directly with their own children.
This article does not go into great detail, but it provides the perfect ideas for a lesson. Choose a few topics that are relevant to your particular group of students and create a few lessons that will help students approach prom with confidence as well as being aware of their own safety.