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Aug 1st, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
  G-402-ICS for Executive/Senior Officials-Winston County/Louisville MS
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to familiarize Executives/Senior Officials (elected officials, city/county managers, agency administrators, etc.) with Incident Command System (ICS) principles and their role in supporting incident management.
Course Outline:
Part 1: What Is ICS?
Part 2: ICS Organization & Features
Part 3: Unified & Area Command
Part 4: Coordination & Incident Management Assessment
Part 5: ICS Preparedness

TARGET AUDIENCE: State and local emergency management personnel; department heads from local public works, road and bridge, and environmental health departments; representatives of other local and state agencies that may become involved in hauling or disposing of debris in the aftermath of a disaster.

PREREQUISITES: None
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 20 or better

To register for this course,visit the MEMA website at https://my.msema.org.

To download a copy of the student manual for this course, visit the MEMA homepage and select the training link.

Any questions, please contact Jesse Murphree at (769) 972-1619 or email at jmurphree@mema.ms.gov.
Aug 2nd, 2017 (Wed)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  AWR 232 Mass Fatalities Planning & Response for Rural Communities
Southwest MS Community College
Regional Workforce Training Center - Conference Hall
1146 Horace Holmes Drive
Summit, MS
Register by July 19th to reserve your seat. More details are available on the RDPC website.
Contact Beverly Johnson at bjohnson@smcc.edu or 601-276-3836
Aug 6th, 2017 (Sun) -- Aug 7th, 2017 (Mon)
  Criminal and Epidemiological Investigation
Buffalo, New York
Contact your local FBI WMD Coordinator for additional information on theses deliveries and associated registration information.
Aug 7th, 2017 (Mon) -- Aug 9th, 2017 (Wed)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  L102 Science of Disasters (Pearl Mississippi)
Courses: Emergency Manager Basic Academy

L102 Science of Disasters (Pearl Mississippi)

Dates: August 7-9, 2017
Course Length:
This is a 3 day course.
Course Description:
This course in the Emergency Managers Basic Academy is designed to provide the student with an overview of scientific principles and concepts that shape our increasingly dangerous world.
The contents of the course include the following:
Introduction to Science of Disaster provides a definition and benefits of science.
Earth Science and National Hazards describes how
the Earth’s design sets the stage for the world’s natural hazards.
Science of Natural Hazards describes the scientific basis of common natural hazards. Prediction gives us the capability to expect the unexpected. Physical Science and Implications for Emergency Management identifies how emergency management can benefit from knowledge of the physical science of hazards.
Biological and Chemical Threats identifies the scientific basis of biological and chemical threats. Explosive Threats identifies the scientific basis of those threats.
Radiological and Nuclear Threats identifies the scientific basis of those threats.

Prerequisite:
The following courses are mandatory prerequisites to this course:
· IS 100 (any version) – Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
· IS 230.b – Fundamentals of Emergency Management
· IS 700 (any version) – National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
· IS 800.b – National Response Framework, An Introduction
Continuing Education Units (CEU’s):
EMI awards 2.4 CEUs for completion of this course.
Target Audience:
This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from State, local, territorial, tribal, Federal emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management
Aug 8th, 2017 (Tue)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  MGT-452 PHYSICAL AND CYBERSECURITY FOR CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE
HARRISON CO.EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT 1801 23RD AVENUE GULFPORT MS. 39501

Need a couple body's on this one or it will be canceled, so if this is something that could help you or your departments, sign up soon, thanks.

This training is hosted by Harrison County Emergency Management, Mississippi Homeland Security, Texas A&M and the United States Attorney's Office SDMS. Please review the attached flyer for class description and who should attend. If you have problems registering or questions about this training, please contact me at the numbers listed below.

Jesse.bingham@usdoj.gov
Aug 9th, 2017 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  Officer Safety Training: 4 Hour Below 100 Class
Holmes Community College
McGowan Workforce Training Center
412 West Ridgeland Avenue
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Contact information Ray Daniels – Ridgeland P.D. ray.daniels@ridgelandms.org
Aug 9th, 2017 (Wed)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Officer Safety Training: Below 100 Train the Trainer Instructor Course
Prerequisite: Must have attended a 4 hours Below 100 class.

Holmes Community College
McGowan Workforce Training Center
412 West Ridgeland Avenue
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Contact information Ray Daniels – Ridgeland P.D. ray.daniels@ridgelandms.org
Aug 14th, 2017 (Mon) -- Aug 15th, 2017 (Tue)
  FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by MS Office of Homeland Security
FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

Class, lodging, and meals are supported by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security(MOHS) Grant Funding. Any questions or needing additional information, please call 601-933-2126 or email lfosselman@gmail.com

Terrorism Response Tactics - ALERRT ACTIVE SHOOTER Level 1
Course Description: This dynamic course of instruction is designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter. The course curriculum includes weapon manipulation, threshold evaluation, concepts and principles of team movement (including solo officer strategies), setting up for room entry and room entry techniques, approach and breaching the crisis site, follow-on responder tactics, improvised explosive devices (IED's), and post-engagement priorities of work. The course will culminate with dynamic “force-on-force” scenarios.

Required Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper, duty gear, body armor, groin protection, and appropriate clothing for "force-on-force" training (i.e. long sleeve shirt, gloves, etc. ). Head, eye, and throat protection will be provided by ALERRT.

Course Length: 2 days/16 hours Prerequisites: Certified Police Officer
Aug 16th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
This 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. This 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. In an optional exercise day, this course provides participants with an opportunity to conduct and design a tabletop exercise using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.
Prerequisites: Required Prerequisite: School EOP Recommended Prerequisites: Completion of IS-0100. SCa (or IS-0100.SC or IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools; and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
Course Location: Lee County, location to be announced
Aug 22nd, 2017 (Tue) -- Aug 24th, 2017 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  ICS 300 and 400 Training
MS State Hospital in Whitfield, MS Building 56
Wes Pegues at 601-351-8394 or peguewa@msh.state.ms.us
Aug 22nd, 2017 (Tue) -- Aug 24th, 2017 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  AWR-122 Law Enforcement Prevention and Deterrence of Terrorist Acts
MS Law Enforcement Training Academy 3791 MS 468 pearl, MS 39208
Laura Fosselman lfosselman@dps.ms.gov

All participants are required to have a FEMA SID prior to enrolling in the training. Please visit CDP.DHS.GOV/femasid to register for a FEMA SID
Aug 22nd, 2017 (Tue) -- Aug 24th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  L0969 Communications Unit Leader Course (COML)-Leflore County, Greenwood MS
Course Name: L0969 Communications Unit Leader Course (COML)

Course Date: August 22nd –August 24th, 2017

Course Time: 0900-1700

Course Location: Leflore County Adult Detention Center
Administration Building
3800 Baldwin Road
Greenwood, MS 38930 (Leflore County)

Course Description: This course helps attendees establish the essential core competencies required for performing the duties of the COMM UL in an all-hazards incident. This course addresses all responsibilities appropriate to a COMM UL operating in a local-or state-level AHIMT. These responsibilities include the collection, processing and dissemination as needed to facilitate Operations of Command, general Staff, and Unit Leaders within the confines of a Type 3 AH Incident Management Team. The course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises. By requiring attendees to bring Communications Unit Leader Kit to the instruction, the course provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills of a COMM UL.
Required

Prerequisites: IS 100, 200, 700, 800; ICS 300

Contact Person (s): Please complete the attached application FEMA 119-25 and send to Loretta Thorpe at lthorpe@mema.ms.gov or 601-933-6370 (O) 601-933-6815 (F).
Aug 22nd, 2017 (Tue)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  Disaster 101 NIGHT CLASS-Copiah County-Hazlehurst MS
Disaster 101-NIGHT CLASS

Course Description
Date:8/22/17
Time: 6:00 pm until 9:30 pm
Location: Hazlehurst MS--TBA

To provide the local EMA Office and County/City Response Personnel with an overview of the skills and information they need to respond to an emergency or disaster in their jurisdiction.
Sections covered in the course:
NIMS Compliance Requirements
Emergency Management Law
Local Response to a Disaster/Emergency
Local Recovery from a Disaster/Emergency

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application or FEMA Training Application 119-25 with SID#, attach prerequisites and email application to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your application to 601-933-6815, Attn: Jesse Murphree.
Visit http://www.msema.org.php53-4.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/training/and click on 2016 Course Catalog and Training Schedule
Aug 23rd, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:25 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
This 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. This 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. In an optional exercise day, this course provides participants with an opportunity to conduct and design a tabletop exercise using Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines.
Prerequisites: Required Prerequisite: School EOP Recommended Prerequisites: Completion of IS-0100. SCa (or IS-0100.SC or IS-0100.b), Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS-100) for Schools; and IS-0700.a, National Incident Management System, An Introduction
Course Location: Tunica County, EOC
Aug 23rd, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  Disaster 101 Course-Hinds Co. Jackson MS/Hinds Co. EMA Office
Disaster 101 Course
Date: August 23, 2017
Location: Hinds Co. EMA Office, 300 North State St., Jackson MS 39255
Time: 9:00 am until 12:00 Noon

To provide the local EMA Office and County/City Response Personnel with an overview of the skills and information they need to respond to an emergency or disaster in their jurisdiction.
Sections covered in the course:
NIMS Compliance Requirements
Emergency Management Law
Local Response to a Disaster/Emergency
Local Recovery from a Disaster/Emergency

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application or FEMA Training Application 119-25 with SID#, attach prerequisites and email application to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your application to 601-933-6815, Attn: Jesse Murphree.
Visit http://www.msema.org.php53-4.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/training/and click on 2016 Course Catalog and Training Schedule
Aug 28th, 2017 (Mon) -- Aug 29th, 2017 (Tue)
  FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by MS Office of Homeland Security
FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security

Class, lodging, and meals are supported by Mississippi Office of Homeland Security(MOHS) Grant Funding. Any questions or needing additional information, please call 601-933-2126 or email lfosselman@gmail.com

Terrorism Response Tactics - ALERRT ACTIVE SHOOTER Level 1
Course Description: This dynamic course of instruction is designed to prepare the first responder to isolate, distract, and neutralize an active shooter. The course curriculum includes weapon manipulation, threshold evaluation, concepts and principles of team movement (including solo officer strategies), setting up for room entry and room entry techniques, approach and breaching the crisis site, follow-on responder tactics, improvised explosive devices (IED's), and post-engagement priorities of work. The course will culminate with dynamic “force-on-force” scenarios.

Required Equipment: Good attitude, open mind, pen and paper, duty gear, body armor, groin protection, and appropriate clothing for "force-on-force" training (i.e. long sleeve shirt, gloves, etc. ). Head, eye, and throat protection will be provided by ALERRT.

Course Length: 2 days/16 hours Prerequisites: Certified Police Officer
Aug 29th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  Disaster 101 Course--Yazoo County, Yazoo MS
Disaster 101 Course--Yazoo County, Yazoo MS

Time: 9:00 am until 12:00 Noon

Location Yazoo Co., Yazoo MS TBA

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to provide government officials and emergency responders with the information /skills necessary for response to an emergency/disaster in their jurisdiction.

Course Objectives:
• Conduct an overview of the National Incident Management System.
• Provide response information as it pertains to the Emergency Management Law.
• Provide local government officials and emergency responders with information about resources needed for emergency/disaster response
• Explain what crucial information is needed on the MEMA Disaster Report forms during and emergency/disaster response.
• Explain the process to obtain a Federal Disaster Declaration.
• Explain the local role in a Federal Disaster Declaration.

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application or FEMA Training Application 119-25 with SID#, attach prerequisites and email application to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your application to 601-933-6815, Attn: Jesse Murphree.
Visit http://www.msema.org.php53-4.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/training/and click on 2016 Course Catalog and Training Schedule
Aug 29th, 2017 (Tue) -- Aug 31st, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G300/400 Combination Class Jackson County
These courses provide training on and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). These courses expand upon information covered in the IS 100 through 800 courses.

TARGET AUDIENCE: 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.

Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800

LOCATION: Mississippi Gulf Coast
Community College- Gautier Campus
Warner-Peterson Building
(Administration/Business Office)
2300 Hwy 90
Gautier, MS 39553

To register for this course, please see attachment or visit the MEMA website at https://my.msema.org.
To download a copy of the student manual for this course, visit the MEMA homepage and select the training link. Any questions please contact the District 8 & 9 MEMA Training Officer Shawn Wise at (601)674-4603 or email at swise@mema.ms.gov
Aug 31st, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
Course: G364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools

Time: 9:00 am until 4:30 pm

Location: TBA-Yazoo Co., Yazoo Ms

Course Description:
This 1-day field-delivered 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. This course follows the guidance set forth in the FEMA Comprehensive Preparedness Guide, CPG 101, for developing an emergency operation plan and explains how to engage the whole community—including parents/guardians and outside agencies such as law enforcement, fire, and emergency management—in school preparedness and planning.
Course Goal-The goal of the course is to provide schools with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to review, enhance, and sustain an all-hazards school EOP. Through this course, participants will be able to build partnerships and develop positive working relationships among first responders and school staff.
Target Audience-The target audience for this course is school and emergency management personnel who are interested in comprehensive emergency planning for grades K-12. Examples of potential participants include:
• School personnel: School superintendents, principals, school nurses, risk managers, cafeteria staff, bus drivers, and others involved in school planning.
• Emergency management personnel: Emergency manager and representatives of law enforcement, fire, public health, and other response agencies.

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application or FEMA Training Application 119-25 with SID#, attach prerequisites and email application to insertyourname@mema.ms.gov or fax your application to 601-933-6815, Attn: Loretta Thorpe.
Visit http://www.msema.org.php53-4.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/training/and click on 2016 Course Catalog and Training Schedule