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Apr 3rd, 2017 (Mon)
10:00 AM
  G402 Incident Command System Overview for Executives and Sr. Officials
Course Description:
This course provides Executives and Senior Officials (including Elected Officials, City/County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS).

Location: MSU Extension Office - Winston County - 460 Vance Street, Louisville 39339
Apr 4th, 2017 (Tue)
6:00 PM
  G489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters
Course Description:
This course aims to introduce the keys to success in managing large numbers of spontaneous volunteers in disasters. Its underlying assumption is that much of the volunteer help is indeed needed, and that with basic emergency management coordination skills, the volunteer resources can often be put to effective use, making a positive difference in the affected community. In addition, the
course will examine planning considerations regarding spontaneous volunteers. Special emphasis is also placed on how to make full use of a “Volunteer Reception Center”—the backbone of any well-organized spontaneous volunteer management program.

Location: Bolivar County EOC - 114 South St, Cleveland 38732
Apr 5th, 2017 (Wed) -- Apr 6th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G290 Basic PIO Class-Warren Co. Vicksburg MS
G-290: Basic PIO Course

DATE:
April 5-6, 2017
9:00 a.m. –4:30 p.m. (Both Days)

Location TBA

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The 290 course provides training on and resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS). It introduces the ICS and provides the foundation for higher-level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the ICS. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Executive Officials, Emergency Responders, PIO officers, and City and County Officials.

PREREQUISITES: None

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 Jesse Murphree at (769) 972-1619 or email at jmurphree@mema.ms.gov .
Apr 6th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G 358 Evacuation and Re-Entry-Newton County-Decatur MS.
G-358-Evacuation and Re-Entry Course
DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community's vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient.
This course DOES NOT address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

TARGET AUDIENCE
The audience for this course are individuals responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction and should attend this course as a team. State and local government emergency program managers, emergency planners and response personnel also benefit from this training.

PREREQUISITE
None
To Register: Contact John Williamson, EMA Director Newton Co. EMA Office at 601-635-4301.
Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-635-4061. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Mr. Williamson or Email it to johnwilliamson@newtoncountyms.net
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Apr 6th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  G288 Local Volunteer & Donation Management
This course is designed to strengthen the abilities of local jurisdictions to successfully prepare for and handle volunteer and donations management issues that may arise. 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.
Prerequisites: IS 0288, The Role of Voluntary Organizations in Emergency Management; IS 0700, National Incident Management System, An Introduction; and ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System
Course Location: Grenada County, Location to be announced
Apr 7th, 2017 (Fri)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  G402 Incident Command System Overview for Executives and Sr. Officials
Course Description:
This course provides Executives and Senior Officials (including Elected Officials, City/County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS).

Location: Noxubee Civic Center - 16295 HWY 45, Macon 39341
Apr 10th, 2017 (Mon) -- Apr 11th, 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
Apr 10th, 2017 (Mon) -- Apr 13th, 2017 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  G 300/400 Combined
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.

Prerequisites: IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, IS 800
Location: Capps Center - 920 US 82, Indianola 38751
Apr 11th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 Multi-Hazard Planning for Schools-Smith County EMA Office/Raleigh MS
G-364-Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools

Course Description:
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to refine or develop an allhazards
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, CPG101, for developing an emergency operations plan 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.
Target Audience:
The course is designed for school administrators, principals, assistant principals, risk managers,
school safety coordinators, transportation and food service coordinators, facility/building
mangers/engineers, nurses, school counselors, public information officers, teachers, local
emergency managers, and first responders (law enforcement, fire, etc.) who are interested in
comprehensive emergency planning for grades K–12. Please bring your school or district
Emergency Operations Plan to the course.

To Register: Contact Brian Warren, EMA Director Smith Co. EMA Office at 601-782-9151.
Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to Jesse Murphree/MEMA 601-933-6815. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Jesse Murphree or Email it to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Apr 12th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  Damage Assessment 101 & Disaster 101
This course will equip local officials with the knowledge, understanding, and skills they need to conduct rapid and effective Needs and Damage Assessments in order to save lives and protect property.
Prerequisites: NONE
Course Location: Prentiss County, Location to be announced
Apr 12th, 2017 (Wed)
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  ICS-402-ICS Overview for Executives/Senior Officials
ICS 402 – Incident Command System Summary for Executives

Course Overview
This course is intended to provide a forum to discuss the agency’s strategic and executive level preparedness and response issues and challenges related to WMD/terrorism and other incidents of national significance. It is also intended to serve as a vehicle to share proven strategies and practices as well as enhanced teamwork and coordination among the agency’s senior officials responsible for emergency response to a major incident. It will be conducted as a facilitated workshop and will integrate multimedia scenarios and vignettes that highlight the key issues and facilitate discussion

Topics
•Define the role of an Executive relative to the ICS
•Describe the various ways ICS can be applied
•Describe the basic organization of ICS and know the functional responsibilities of the Command and General Staffs
•Describe basic ICS terminology
•Identify the differences between incident/event ICS organizations and the activities accomplished by area Commands, EOC’s and MACS
•Describe the major responsibilities of an Executive as related to an incident/event, including the agency administrator briefing and delegation of authority
•Explain the administrative, logistical, financial and reporting implications of large incident/event level considerations operations

Audience
Elected officials, senior executive, senior managers and agency administrators with policy responsibilities, but without specific ICS or Multi-Agency Coordination System function/roles or responsibilities.

NIMS Compliance
This course is NIMS compliant and meets the NIMS Baseline Training requirements for ICS-402
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: Jesse Murphree.
Visit http://www.msema.org.php53-4.dfw1-2.websitetestlink.com/training/and click on 2016 Course Catalog and Training Schedule
Apr 12th, 2017 (Wed)
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  G288 Local Volunteer & Donations Management-Smith County EMA Office/Raleigh MS-(NIGHT Class)
G-288-Volunteer and Donations Management--NIGHT Class

Location: Smith County EMA Office
Time: (NIGHT CLASS)-6:00 pm until 9:30 pm.

Course Description:
This course provides schools with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to refine or develop an allhazards 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, CPG101, for developing an emergency operations plan 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.

Target Audience:
The course is designed for school administrators, principals, assistant principals, risk managers, school safety coordinators, transportation and food service coordinators, facility/building mangers/engineers, nurses, school counselors, public information officers, teachers, local emergency managers, and first responders (law enforcement, fire, etc.) who are interested in comprehensive emergency planning for grades K–12.

Please bring your school or district Emergency Operations Plan to the course.

To Register: Contact Brian Warren, EMA Director Smith Co. EMA Office at 601-782-9151.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-933-6815. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Jesse Murphree or Email it to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Apr 13th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G775 EOC Management and Operations- Claiborne Co. EMA Office-Port Gibson MS.
G775 EOC Management and Operations
Location Claiborne County EMA Office
Time: 9:00 am until 4:30 pm.

Course Overview

This course describes the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers and their relationships as components of a multi-agency coordination system. The course contains disaster-related examples, activities and case studies that relate to EOC's and multi-agency coordination systems at the local, state and federal levels of government.
Course Objectives:
At the end of the course, students should be able to:
• Relate EOC operations to National Incident Management System (NIMS) requirements.
• Describe the role that EOCs play in overall multiagency coordination.
• Describe the relationship between the EOC and the on-scene Incident Command System (ICS) structure.
• Identify staffing, information, systems, and equipment needs at the EOC.
• Determine whether participants’ EOC organizations are conducive to effective coordination.
• Identify potential alternate locations suitable for EOC operations should the primary EOC facility become damaged or inoperable.
• Create a test, training and exercise plan for critical EOC operations.
• Develop a strategy and schedule for reviewing EOC resource requirements and technology needs.

Primary Audience

The target audience will include: Federal, state, local and tribal emergency managers; first responders to include incident commanders from all emergency management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) personnel.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to Marvin Ratliff, Sr at 601-437-6885.The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it or you can fax it to
Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6815 or Email it to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov

For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Apr 17th, 2017 (Mon)
  State Medical Response System EXPO-TRACK A DAY 1: Biosafety and Infectious Disease
MS State Fire Academy #1 Fire Academy USA Jackson, MS 39208
Nikki Irving mirving@umc.edu
Apr 17th, 2017 (Mon)
  State Medical Response System EXPO-TRACK B DAY 1: First Hands
MS State Fire Academy #1 Fire Academy USA Jackson, MS 39208
Nikki Irving mirving@umc.edu
Apr 18th, 2017 (Tue)
  State Medical Response System EXPO-TRACK A DAY 2: Pediatric Specific Medical Education
State Medical Response System EXPO- TRACK B DAY 2: Triage Tuesday
MS State Fire Academy #1 Fire Academy USA Jackson, MS 39208
Nikki Irving mirving@umc.edu
Apr 18th, 2017 (Tue)
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: Alcorn County, Location to be announced
Apr 18th, 2017 (Tue) -- Apr 20th, 2017 (Thu)
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-300/400 Combo Course Stennis Space Center
ICS 300- Intermediate Incident
Command System for Expanding Incidents & ICS-400- Advanced ICS
TIME:

Date: April 18-20, 2017

LOCATION AND DETAILS:
Stennis Space Center
SSC Conference Center,
Santa Rosa Room, Building 1100, Room 11111.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: ICS-300 & 400 Classes-The courses are intermediate command level courses intended for managers and supervisors from response agencies who would have to work together to handle a terrorism and/or WMD incident from an Incident Command Post or Emergency Operations Center (or equivalent).

TARGET AUDIENCE: Law enforcement; hospital/EMS response; emergency
management; public health; public works; state government agencies
(emergency management, state police, National Guard, etc.); Federal government agencies (FBI, FEMA, ATF, etc.).

PREREQUISITES: IS-700, 800, 100 and 200.

To register for this course visit the MEMA website at https://my.msema.org. Any questions please contact Training Officer Shawn Wise at (601)674-4603 or email at swise@mema.ms.gov
Apr 19th, 2017 (Wed)
  State Medical Response System EXPO-DAY 3: Basic Disaster Life Support
MS State Fire Academy #1 Fire Academy USA Jackson, MS 39208
Nikki Irving mirving@umc.edu
Apr 20th, 2017 (Thu)
  State Medical Resp.onse System EXPO-DAYS 4 & 5: Advanced Disaster Life Support
MS State Fire Academy #1 Fire Academy USA Jackson, MS 39208
Nikki Irving mirving@umc.edu
Apr 20th, 2017 (Thu)
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: Pontotoc County, Location to be announced
Apr 21st, 2017 (Fri) -- Apr 24th, 2017 (Mon)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  All-Hazards Logistics Section Chief Training
ESF 8 Airport Warehouse 131 Freightways Drive Brandon, MS 30208
Contact Malcolm Dodd 601 933-7183. Breakfast at 8am. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Apr 26th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G775 EOC Management and Operations
Course Description:
This course will provide a process and tools for jurisdictions to use in working together to achieve communications interoperability. Based on the SAFECOM model developed by the Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Interoperability and Compatibility, and the National Incident Management System, this course focuses on cooperative planning in five main areas—governance, technology, plans and procedures, training and exercises, and usage—and on funding improvements in those areas.

Location: Washington County Convention Center - 1040 S Raceway Rd., Greenville 38703