Let's Talk - FEMA Training for Schools
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) course for School Preparedness is IE361: Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools. It is 4 full days and is for school administrators and local first responders interested in comprehensive planning for K-12.
"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." Link to FEMA (EMI) Course - Units 1 through Unit 10.
The course is taught at the Emergency Management Institute, National Training Center, Emmitsburg, MD.
Emergency Management Institute (EMI) School Program Courses
Required: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) for Schools course (IS-100SCa) and
Introduction National Incident Management System (IS 700a)