4 full days. Travel days are Sunday and Friday.
This 4-day course provides school district teams with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to review, enhance and sustain an all-hazard school emergency plan (EOP). This course focuses on the phases of incident management and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as law enforcement, fire and emergency management. In addition, this course will provide participants with opportunities to exercise the school (EOP) emergency plan using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines as well as guidance on how to sustain the school (EOP) emergency plan through action planning sessions.
The course includes the following units:
Completion of IS-100.SCa (or IS-100.SC) Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100, for Schools is required. In addition, completion of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction (IS-700.A/700) is also required.
School administrators and local first responders interested in comprehensive planning for K-12.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs):
EMI awards 2.8 CEUs for completion of this course.
National Emergency Training Center (NETC), Emergency Management Institute (EMI), Emmitsburg, Maryland.
For further enrollment information, please refer to the EMI website at http://training.fema.gov/Apply. For course information, contact the EMI course manager, Dawn Warehime at (301) 447-1309, 1-800-238-3358 (ext. 1309), or email Dawn.Warehime@dhs.gov.
Follow Team Selection Criteria and complete a FEMA Form 75-5, General Admissions Application for each person, with student signature and signature of supervisor or sponsoring agency official. Submit the applications through the State emergency management training office who will fax them to the NETC Admissions Office at (301) 447-1658.
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School District Officials: 5 people