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E210 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Community Role

E172 HAZUS-MH for Flood

E101 Foundations of Emergency Management

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Advanced Floodplain Management Workshop


4/23/2018 - 4/24/2018 
E390 Integrating Emergency Management Education into Your Institution
Location:  Emmitsburg, MD

This is a 2-day resident course

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
16825 S. Seton Ave.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727


This workshop provides information about emergency management (EM) and the benefits of and resources available for integrating EM degree programs and EM course offerings at institutions of higher education. It is a facilitation-driven workshop focused on creating an Action Plan to be applied within each participant’s academic department. During the session, participants will be inspired to see the importance of EM and will create an Action Plan that they can use, along with a toolkit of additional resources that will be provided, when they return to their schools to increase their school’s EM-related offerings.

Course Objectives:
• Examine the benefits for an institution and community provided by EM-related offerings.
• Construct the process for creating a new certificate or degree program in EM.
• Estimate and perform a needs assessment based on the size and scale of course offerings.
• Describe the mutually beneficial relationship between an institution of higher education and the community it serves with regard to EM.
• Assess the cost and revenue impact associated with implementing EM program offerings.
• Discuss where EM courses can fit within an existing college curriculum and department structure.
• Develop cost-effective staffing strategies for initiating EM programs.
• Create a marking approach suitable for EM programs within their communities.
• Identify opportunities particular to minority-serving institutions expanding their EM offerings.
• Create and practice an action plan customized to implementing EM course offerings at their institutions.

Selection Criteria: Department Chairs of emergency management-related disciplines (such as Sociology, Geography, Public Administration, or Psychology, etc.) from historically black colleges and universities, tribal colleges and universities, and Hispanic-serving institutions.

CECs: 12 CECs for CFMs
CEUs: 1.6

Course attendance is free, but registration is required. If admitted to the course, FEMA will reimburse local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees for transportation to attend the course, provide free lodging on campus, and free shuttle to/from nearby airports to the EMI campus. The only out of pocket cost for local, state, U.S. territory, and tribal government employees to participate will be for their time, and the on-campus meal ticket (approximately $110/week).

Register here, create a FEMA Student Identification Number (if you don't already have one), then follow instructions to apply for an on-campus course. Applications should be submitted a least 4 weeks prior to the course date.
Admissions: 301-447-1000, Applicants should wait for their confirmation letter from EMI with their admission status prior to making travel arrangements.

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