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EMI Goes Green: Student course materials will no longer be available in printed format as common practice. Learn more about EMI's efforts to go green, and details about downloading student materials.

How to Become a Contract Instructor

Thank you for your interest in becoming a contract instructor for one or more Emergency Management Institute (EMI) courses.

How to Become an EMI Contract Instructor Brochure

Instructor Selection Process

You must ensure that you meet the Course-Specific Criteria for the respective course. Please review the minimum qualifications for each course using the link below.

Review Course-Specific Requirements

  • Submit the following:
    • A cover letter that lists up to 5 courses per curriculum that you would like to instruct (more than 5 courses will require another application package).
    • A resume outlining your experience.
    • The documentation necessary to demonstrate that you meet the course-specific requirement for each course.
    • A link to a 30-minute teaching demonstration.
    • At least two references.
  • Submit the above package to: FEMA-EMI-InstructorApplication@fema.dhs.gov

Conflict of Interest – If your State or local governmental agency is funded through THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT and you receive pay directly or indirectly from FEDERAL GOVERNMENT grant funding you may not contract for a fee, but must contract for expenses only unless you are on UNPAID leave OR LEAVE WITHOUT PAY STATUS. If you are a FEMA Disaster Assistance Employee you may not contract with FEMA to instruct.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the information being provided, please email them to FEMA-EMI-InstructorApplication@fema.dhs.gov. Thank you.

 
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