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Course IDNameDescriptionSessionLocationEnroll
EMA-MGT-346EOCOpsandPlanningforAHEMGT-346 EOC Operations and Planning for All-Hazards EventsThis 3-DAY course provides personnel who could be assigned to or work in an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) the skills necessary to effectively plan for and manage a large-scale incidents by applying and implementing an all-hazards, multi-disciplinary, management team approach. The course places specific emphasis on the planning, resource, and information management processes. Access this link for more information: https://teex.org/class/mgt346/May 19-21, 2020Warren County EOC 520 Justice Drive Lebanon, Ohio 45036 (Enter through Board of Elections entrance) Enroll
EMA-G-393G-393 Mitigation for Emergency ManagersThis course is designed to enable the non-technical emergency worker to acquire skills in the use of mitigation. The course provides training in how to perform mitigation activities fundamental to reducing and eliminating long-term risk from hazards. It addresses the important roles of the emergency program manager (or other local government representative) in mitigation: motivator, coordinator, and monitor in local implementation of the National Mitigation Strategy. **This is a REQUIRED course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.June 1 - 3, 2020 (Lucas)Lucas County Emergency Services Training Center 2127 Jefferson Ave. Toledo, OH 43604Enroll
EMA-OH-607OH-607 PA Cost Documentation / Damage AssessmentThis workshop introduces students to the FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Program by addressing the basics of damage assessment, cost documentation and procurement. The FEMA PA Program provides financial assistance to state and local governments and certain private non-profit organizations for emergency work and infrastructure repairs/replacement following disasters. This workshop is designed for records keepers, administrative and fiscal personnel responsible for cost documentation and/or procurement.June 3, 2020 (Cuyahoga)The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, 4747 E.49th Street, Cuyahoga Hts. OHEnroll
EMA-G-557G-557 Rapid Needs AssessmentThis course provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective Damage Assessment Program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives, protect property and the environment, and begin the process of recovery and mitigation.June 9, 2020 (Fulton)Fulton County Welcome Center/EOC 8848 State Highway 108 Wauseon, OH 43567Enroll
EMA-L104-146ExerciseOhioEMAJune2020L146 Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP)This 2-day course is designed to introduce participants to the fundamentals of exercise design. Emergency managers, emergency services personnel, and individuals who are part of the emergency preparedness communities at all levels of government, private sector, or volunteer organizations need to be able to use the fundamentals of exercise simulation and design as an integrated system of resources and capabilities. This course is designed to develop exercising skills in the following areas: •Components of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) •Exercise process application •Comprehensive exercise program (exercise program management) application •Exercise design steps application •Major accomplishments in designing and implementing an exercise •Purpose and application of various exercise documents •Tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises •Exercise design applications for tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercisesJune 15 – 16, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS300UnionCoJune2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. June 16 - 18, 2020Union County Services Building 940 London Avenue, Conference Room B Marysville, Ohio 43040Enroll
EMA-G-2300G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center FunctionsThis course focuses on assisting individuals and jurisdictions who desire to develop or improve their Emergency Operation Centers (EOC). By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).June 23-25, 2020 (Hamilton)Cincinnati-Hamilton County Regional Operations Center 2000 Radcliff Dr. Cincinnati, OH 45204 Enroll
EMA-G-364G-364 Multi-Hazard Planning for SchoolsThis course provides schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to refine or develop an all-hazards school Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and to identify how to train and exercise the school EOP. The course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG 101, for developing an EOP and explains how to utilize the National Incident Management System as the foundation for planning and building partnerships with outside agencies such as law enforcement, fire, and emergency management.June 23-24, 2020 (Lake)Lake County EMA, 8505 Garfield Rd. Mentor Ohio 44060Enroll
EMA-G-289G-289 Public Information Officer (PIO) AwarenessThe Public Information Officer (PIO) Awareness Course is a “Free” course designed to familiarize participants with the concepts underlying the PIO role. The material provides a basic understanding of the PIO function for those new to the position. It orients the participants to the public information function and the role of the PIO in the public safety / emergency management environment. This training forms the foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. Additionally, it provides those in executive level roles the necessary knowledge of PIO roles and responsibilities during an emergency.June 26, 2020 (Muskingum)Muskingum County EMA 2215 Adamsville Rd. Zanesville, OH 43701Enroll
EMA-G-288G-288 Volunteer and Donations ManagementThe course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. The course content and activities may also serve as a template, thereby enhancing uniformity in addressing areas of donated unsolicited goods, unaffiliated volunteers, and undesignated cash. This training also provides information regarding the state’s volunteer and donations management responsibilities, which are designed to help build relationships between government and non-governmental organizations.July 14-15, 2020 (Lucas)Lucas County Emergency Services-Training Center 2127 Jefferson Ave. Toledo, OH 43604Enroll
EMA-MGT315July2020MGT-315 Critical Asset Risk ManagementDo you fully understand the risk to your facility? Do you know what makes your facility susceptible to risk? Are you prepared to mitigate those risks? The Critical Asset Risk Management course teaches the critical components of risk management and provides participants the basic fundamentals of determining and mitigating risks associated with their critical infrastructure. Through a combination of lecture, facilitated discussion, and group activities, participants will learn how threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences determine risk and are given an opportunity to practice the fundamentals of conducting vulnerability assessments by conducting on-site assessments of select local facilities. Additionally, they will identify potential mitigation measures associated with their findings and work together to develop and present a risk assessment report. Individuals completing this course, in combination with AWR-213, MGT-310, and MGT-414, are awarded the TEEX Infrastructure Protection Certificate.July 21 - 22, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS400UnionCoJuly2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.July 28 - 29, 2020Union County Services Building 940 London Avenue, Conference Room B Marysville, Ohio 43040Enroll
EMA-G-2300G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center FunctionsThis course focuses on assisting individuals and jurisdictions who desire to develop or improve their Emergency Operation Centers (EOC). By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).August 4 -6, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.August 12, 2020 (Fulton)Fulton County Welcome Center/EOC 8848 State Highway 108 Wauseon, OH 43567Enroll
EMA-L-146 L-146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation ProgramThis 2-day intermediate-level training program is designed for individuals involved in exercise programs and/or exercise design, development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning. It incorporates exercise guidance and best practices from the HSEEP Volumes. Participants should come with a basic understanding of exercise design and HSEEP terminology. Course topics include exercise program management, design and development, conduct, evaluation, and improvement planning.August 26-27, 2020 (Hamilton)Symmes Township Safety Center 8871 Weekly Lane Symmes Township, OH 45249Enroll
EMA-MGT414Aug2020MGT-414 Advanced Critical Infrastructure ProtectionIn this course participants will enhance their skills to formulate considerations for the resiliency of jurisdictional assets leveraging cross-sector partnerships. These considerations will enhance the whole community's ability to manage the risk associated with CI protection efforts. The course will implement the National Preparedness Goal by facilitating the development of Resiliency Action Plans, involving all jurisdictional CI partners. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to increase infrastructure owner-operator participation in jurisdictional planning, organizing, equipping, training, and exercising CI protection efforts. Individuals completing this course in combination with MGT310, MGT315, and AWR213, are awarded the TEEX Infrastructure Protection Certificate.August 26, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235 Enroll
EMA-G-418G-418 Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) Planning and OperationsThe purpose of this course is to prepare Mass Care/Emergency Assistance (MC/EA) Coordinators and their teams to develop MC/EA plans to support and/or coordinate MC/EA disaster responses. Course Objectives: -Describe MC/EA activities. -Identify key MC/EA planning steps. -Describe the roles and responsibilities of the Mass Care Coordinator and team. -Define the scale of the disaster and estimate needed resources to support a MC/EA disaster operation. -Discuss the primary elements of MC/EA Information Management.August 26-27, 2020 (Ohio EMA)Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-OH-202OH-202 Debris Management WorkshopThis free course provides an overview of issues and recommended actions necessary to plan for, respond to, and recover from a major debris-generating event with emphasis on State and; local responsibilities. Developed from a pre-disaster planning perspective, the course includes debris staff organizations; compliance with laws and regulations; contracting procedures; debris management site selection; volume-reduction methods; recycling; special debris situations; and supplementary assistance.August 26, 2020 (Lake)Lake County EMA, 8505 Garfield Rd. Mentor Ohio 44060Enroll
EMA-G-191G-191 Incident Command System (ICS) / Emergency Operations Center (EOC) InterfaceThis course provides an opportunity for emergency management and response personnel to begin developing an Incident Command System (ICS)/Emergency Operations Center (EOC) interface for their communities. The course reviews ICS and EOC characteristics, responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on activities and group discussions to formulate an interface.August 27, 2020 (Fairfield)Fairfield County Facilities and Emergency Management Complex 240 Baldwin Rd. Lancaster, OH 43130Enroll
EMA-G-386G-386 Mass Fatalities IncidentThis course prepares state and local response personnel and other responsible agencies and professionals to handle mass fatalities effectively and to work with the survivors in an emergency or disaster. This course covers incident management, mass fatalities, planning before and operations during an incident, establishing the morgue, family assistance support operation, and assistance from the federal government. The course concludes with a tabletop exercise. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of a mass fatality incident and identify the roles and responsibilities of key personnel in the incident. In addition, the instructor will describe the steps required to respond to a mass fatalities incident, including catastrophic numbers of fatalities and contaminated remains, and help participants determine their jurisdiction’s preparedness for a mass fatalities event.September 1 - 2, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-G-205G-205 Recovery from Disaster: The Local Government RoleThis 2 day workshop is designed for local government disaster recovery professional (elected officials, city/county administrators, emergency management coordinators, public works directors, building inspectors, community planners, and unmet needs committee coordinators).This course will meet the Ohio Administrative Code County Director training requirements. This course is to increase understanding of local government responsibilities and challenges associated with disaster recovery, provide a forum for discussion of "lessons learned" in disaster recovery at the local level, and prepare participants to develop and implement a pre-disaster recovery plan.September 9-10, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43263 Enroll
EMA-G-235G-235 Emergency PlanningThis course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives, protect property and the environment threatened by disaster. This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. The objectives of this course is to describe how recent disasters have changed the way governments at all levels should plan. Explain how the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101 helps state, local, and tribal governments determine and structure their planning requirements. Relate emergency planning to National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance and integration. Associate planning principles and concepts to the overall planning process. Identify how the steps in the planning process can improve both deliberate and crisis action planning. Implement the planning process model for future planning efforts. Determine which Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) format is best suited to their jurisdictionsSeptember 21-22, 2020 (Cuyahoga)Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS300StarkCoSept2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. September 21 - 23, 2020Stark County EMA 4500 Atlantic Blvd., NE Canton, Ohio 44705Enroll
EMA-G-2300G-2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center FunctionsThis course focuses on assisting individuals and jurisdictions who desire to develop or improve their Emergency Operation Centers (EOC). By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).September 22-24, 2020 (Lake)Lake County EOC, 8505 Garfield Rd. Mentor Ohio 44060Enroll
EMA-ICS300CuyahogaCoSept2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) and Individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 and ICS 200 courses. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods.September 28 - 30, 2020Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS400JeffersonCoOct2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.October 6 - 7, 2020Jefferson County Health Department 500 Market Street Steubenville, Ohio 43952Enroll
EMA-ICS300HamiltonCoOct2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. October 13 - 15, 2020Hamilton County Regional Ops Center 2000 Radcliff Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45204Enroll
EMA-L451_Advanced_I_Oct2020FEMA Advanced Academy (NEMAA) FY21 Region V Ohio CohortNEMAA FY21 Region V Ohio Cohort Schedule Dates: • L-451 Advanced I: October 19 – 23, 2020 • L-452 Advanced II: January 25 – 29, 2021 • L-453 Advanced III: May 3 - 7, 2021 • L-454 Advanced IV: July 12 – 16, 2021 Advance Academy-this course is part of the Advanced Academy Series of courses (L451, L452, L453 and L454) and FEMA/Ohio EMA will only permit approved Advanced Academy students to attend each course. Course Description: FEMA's goal for the L451 Advanced I: Application of Advanced Individual Concepts in EM course, which is the first course of the National Emergency Management Advanced Academy curriculum, is to provide EM professionals with critical skills that they need to perform responsibilities such as program management oversight, effective communication, research resources, applicable laws, policy considerations, collaboration, and strategic thinking. In addition, Advanced I is designed to provide participants with the skills to manage EM programs and will be essential to building the foundation for collaboration by bringing EM professionals together to share their experiences and establish a network. Access the following link for more course information. https://training.fema.gov/empp/e451.aspxOctober 19 – 23, 2020Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Rd. Columbus, OH 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS400CuyahogaCoOct2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.October 19 - 20, 2020Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) 4747 East 49th Street Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio 44125Enroll
EMA-ICS300SummitCoOct2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. October 21 - 23, 2020Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224Enroll
EMA-ICS400StarkCoOct2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.October 22 - 23, 2020Stark County EMA 4500 Atlantic Blvd., NE Canton, Ohio 44705Enroll
EMA-ICS400SummitCoOct2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.October 27 - 28, 2020Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department 3497 Wyoga Lake Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224Enroll
EMA-G-235G-235 Emergency PlanningThis course offers training in the fundamentals of the emergency planning process, including the rationale behind planning. It will develop the capability for effective participation in the all-hazard emergency operations planning process to save lives, protect property and the environment threatened by disaster. This course is designed for emergency management personnel who are involved in developing an effective emergency planning system. The objectives of this course is to describe how recent disasters have changed the way governments at all levels should plan. Explain how the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide (CPG) 101 helps state, local, and tribal governments determine and structure their planning requirements. Relate emergency planning to National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance and integration. Associate planning principles and concepts to the overall planning process. Identify how the steps in the planning process can improve both deliberate and crisis action planning. Implement the planning process model for future planning efforts. Determine which Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) format is best suited to their jurisdictionsOctober 28 - 29, 2020 Ohio Emergency Management Agency 2855 West Dublin Granville Road Columbus, Ohio 43235Enroll
EMA-ICS300MarionCoNov2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. November 2 - 4, 2020Marion County Sheriff's Office 100 Executive Drive Marion, Ohio 43302Enroll
EMA-ICS400MarionCoNov2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.November 5 - 6, 2020Marion County Sheriff's Office 100 Executive Drive Marion, Ohio 43302Enroll
EMA-ICS400HamiltonCoNov2020ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.November 17 - 18, 2020Hamilton County Regional Ops Center 2000 Radcliff Drive Cincinnati, Ohio 45204Enroll
EMA-ICS300LucasCoDec2020ICS-300 Intermediate ICS This 21-hour course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in incidents. Note: During a Type 3 incident, some or all of the Command and General Staff positions may be activated, as well as Division/Group Supervisor and/or Unit Leader level positions. These incidents may extend into multiple operational periods. December 1 - 3, 2020Lucas County Emergency Services Training Center 2127 Jefferson Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43604 Enroll
EMA-ICS400LucasCoJan2021ICS-400 Advanced ICS This training is a 15-hour classroom course that provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS-100, 200, 700, 800 and ICS-300 courses, which are the prerequisites for the ICS-400 course. The target audience for this course is senior personnel who are expected to perform in a management capacity in an Area Command or Multi-Agency Coordination Entity.January 7 - 8, 2021Lucas County Emergency Services Training Center 2127 Jefferson Avenue Toledo, Ohio 43604Enroll

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