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E360: Mitigation Planning and Grants Programs

Course Length:

3 full days. Travel days are Sunday and Thursday.

Course Description:

This course improves school emergency preparedness efforts by providing teachers with the skills to strengthen school and classroom-level prevention, mitigation, protection, response, and recovery capabilities.

Course Goal:

To help participants

  • Differentiate between federal, tribal, state, and local laws, as well as school district policies and directives pertaining to school emergency operations.
  • Explain the relationship between the National Incident Training System (NIMS), the Incident Command System (ICS), and school Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs).
  • Describe the importance and role of the classroom teacher and staff in school emergency management.


IS-100.SCa (or ICS-100), Introduction to the Incident Command System and IS-700a, National Incident Management System.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for Teachers, Substitute Teacher, Teacher’s Aide, Instructional Assistant, School Counselor, Psychologist, Social Worker, School Nurse, School Secretary, Office Staff, Before- and After-School Monitor, Food Service, Cafeteria Worker Librarian, Media Center IT Technician and Custodial Staff

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):

EMI awards 1.8 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 For course information, contact the EMI course manager, Patricia Gould at (301) 447-7684, 1-800-238-3358 (ext. 7684), or email Patricia Gould at

To Apply:

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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