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Practitioner's Corner Contributions

Byram, Daniel.  Principles of Learning: Emergency Management Higher Education Focus Group.  2006

Craig, Charles C. Networking, Coordinating, and Outreach-How "Volusia Prepares" Emergency Services Coordinator, Volusia County Emergency Management Division, Daytona Beach, Florida. August 2002.

Cwiak, Carol Bringing Practitioners into the Fold: Practical Suggestions for Successfully Bridging the Divide Between Students and Practitioners.
North Dakota State University, May 26, 2005

Detwiler, Steve. Hurricane Charley and Frances: Advice From the Front Lines. Orange County, FL Office of Emergency Management, November 12, 2004

Edwards-Winslow, Frances, Ph.D, CEM. Changing The Emergency Management Paradigm: A Case Study of San Jose, California. Director, Office of Emergency Services, San Jose, California. July 2002.

Holdeman, Eric. Testimony to Senate Committee: Government Operations and Elections. Director, King County Office of Emergency Management. January 11, 2005

Holdeman, Eric. Talking Points: A Local Perspective-Emergency Management and Homeland Security. Director, King County Office of Emergency Management. October 4, 2005.

Long, Maureen. Just What Is It That Emergency Management Does, Anyway? AEM Senior Planner, Seminole County Emergency Management. April 2002.

Robeson, Dan. CEM. Concerns with the National Preparedness Goal Documents. Homeland Security Planner, Johnson County Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Olathe, KS.  07 September 2006

Schneider, Robert O., Ph.D. A Strategic Overview of the "New" Emergency Management. Chair-Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of North Carolina at Pembroke. June 2003.

Selves, Michael D., CEM, CPM. Local Emergency Management: A Tale Of Two Models. Director, Johnson County Emergency Management, Olathe, Kansas. ASPEP Journal, 1997.

Submissions and questions should be electronically forwarded to the FEMA Emergency Management Higher Education Program at Papers offered for consideration will be selected and posted on the Higher Education Project website based on originality, unique perspective, clarity, and perceived usefulness to emergency management practitioners and educators. FEMA reserves the right to edit content.

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