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Jun 5th, 2017 (Mon) -- Jun 6th, 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
Jun 6th, 2017 (Tue)
  ICS 100/200 (combined)
Course Description:
IS-100.b Introduction to the Incident Command System: This 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.

IS-200.b Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents: This course is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). This course focuses on the management of single resources.

Location: Tronox Inc. - 40034 Tronox Rd., Hamilton 39746
Jun 6th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  G775 Emergency Operations Center Management & Operation-Hancock County
This course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations
Centers (EOCs), and their relationships as components of a Multi-Agency Coordination System (MACS). The course contains disaster-related examples, activities, and case studies that relate to EOCs and MACS at the Federal, state, and local levels of government.

This course is open to all 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 personnel.

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
Jun 6th, 2017 (Tue)
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
  G288 Local Volunteer & Donations Management-Clarke County/Quitman MS-9:30 am
G288 Local Volunteer & Donations Management-
Location: Clarke County EOC Office
Quitman MS-
Time: 9:30 am until 12:00 Noon

DESCRIPTION:
This training will support local governments and their Emergency Management partners in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disaster events at the local level. The 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.

Course Objectives:

• Identify how to manage effectively the surge of unsolicited goods.
• Gather information from organizations, agencies, volunteers, media, and
others for donations intelligence purposes.
• Facilitate the matching of unaffiliated volunteers with appropriate
organizations or agencies during program implementation.
• List the planning considerations for cash donations.
• Incorporate technology needed to manage successfully information on
unaffiliated volunteers and unsolicited goods.
• Relate volunteer and donations management program responsibilities to the
planning components of the annex.

To Register: Contact Eddie Ivy, EMA Director Clarke Co. EMA Office at 601-776-2256 or email at ema@clarkecountyms.gov.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6815.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Jun 6th, 2017 (Tue)
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Disaster 101/Clarke County EMA Office/Quitman MS 1:30 pm
Disaster 101
Location: Clarke Co. EMA Office, Quitman MS
Time: 1:30 pm until 4:30 pm

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: Contact Eddie Ivy, EMA Director Clarke Co. EMA Office at 601-776-2256 or email at ema@clarkecountyms.gov.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6815.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Jun 7th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 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: Lee County, Location to be announced
Jun 8th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G191 ICS Emergency Operations Center/Clarke County EMA Office/Quitman MS
G191 ICS Emergency Operations Center
Location: Clarke County EMA Office/Quitman MS

Course Description:
This course is designed to enable participants to develop an effective interface between the on-scene Incident Command and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles. The target
audience includes personnel who are associated with: On-Scene Incident Command, Emergency Operation Centers (EOC’s) and Multiagency Coordination
(MAC) System.

Prerequisites: Volunteer or staff position in an emergency services profession FEMA Independent Study Program 100 (equivalent or current version), FEMA Independent Study Program 200 (equivalent or current version), FEMA Independent Study Program 700 (equivalent or current version), and FEMA Independent Study Program 775 (equivalent or current version).

To Register: Contact Eddie Ivy, EMA Director Clarke Co. EMA Office at 601-776-2256 or email at ema@clarkecountyms.gov.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6815.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Jun 8th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Disater 101-Hancock County
This is a three-hour workshop designed to give emergency management personnel an overview of NIMS and compliance, Emergency Management Law, disaster response and recovery.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Emergency Management Personnel, Law enforcement, EMS, Fire Service, Healthcare professionals, and Volunteers.

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
Jun 8th, 2017 (Thu)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  Disaster 101-Hancock County(Evening Class)
This is a three-hour workshop designed to give emergency management personnel an overview of NIMS and compliance, Emergency Management Law, disaster response and recovery

TARGET AUDIENCE: Emergency Management Personnel, Law enforcement, EMS, Fire Service, Healthcare professionals, and Volunteers.

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
Jun 12th, 2017 (Mon) -- Jun 16th, 2017 (Fri)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  L101 Foundations of Emergency Management (Pearl, Mississippi)-PART 2
L101 Foundations of Emergency Management (Pearl, Mississippi)
Dates: June 12-16, 2017 (Part Two)
Course Length:
This course is 10 days in length and this part two of the course.
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00p.m.
POC Loretta Thorpe lthorpe@mema.ms.gov
Course Description:
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recognizes the need to tie training programs to an established set of emergency management competencies and to a career development program through a progressive training and education system that includes the entry-level Academy. Training objectives are based on the newly established emergency management competencies that the National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), and local, State, territorial, and tribal emergency management professionals have established in coordination with the Emergency Management Institute (EMI).
The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: legal issues, intergovernmental and interagency context, influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues, managing stress, collaboration, preparedness, team building, protection and prevention, mitigation, response, ethical decision-making, recovery, technology, administration, and the future of emergency

The following topics in emergency management are covered in this course: legal issues, intergovernmental and interagency context, influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues, managing stress, collaboration, preparedness, team building, protection and prevention, mitigation, response, ethical decision-making, recovery, technology, administration, and the future of emergency management.
Course Goal:
At completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills needed to perform at an entry level within the emergency management career field.
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 8 CEUs for completion of this course.
Jun 19th, 2017 (Mon) -- Jun 20th, 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
Jun 20th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  IS 100/200 Combo Class (Get two classes on one Day) -Kemper Co. Location TBD DeKalb, MS
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:
This course provides participants a familiarization with ICS principles, how they can be applied in incidents, and how to interface with response personnel. The course has the same objectives as the IS-100.a course.

Additional content has been added to explain how the ICS principles apply to an incident that involves Federal assistance under the Stafford Act or National Response Framework.

ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.

To Register: Contact Ben Dudley, EMA Director Kemper Co. EMA Office at 601-527-2393.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to Ben Dudley at 662-476-8127.

The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Ben Dudley or Email it to kemperema.ms@gmail.com.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Jun 20th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning Course
This course provides 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.
Prerequisites: NONE
Course Location: Tunica County EOC
Jun 21st, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  IS 700/800 Combo Course. Two Courses in One Day-Kemper Co./DeKalb MS.
700 Course Outline:

1. Describe the intent of NIMS.
2. Describe the key concepts and principles underlying NIMS.
3. Describe the purpose of the NIMS Components including: Preparedness, Communications and Information Management, Resource Management, and Command and Management.
4. Describe the purpose of the National Integration Center.

800 Course Outline:

• The purpose of the National Response Framework.
• The response doctrine established by the National Response Framework.
• The roles and responsibilities of entities as specified in the National Response Framework.
• The actions that support national response.
• The response organizations used for multiagency coordination.
• How planning relates to national preparedness.

Primary Audience
This course is intended for government executives, private-sector and nongovernmental organization (NGO) leaders, and emergency management practitioners. This includes senior elected and appointed leaders, such as Federal department or agency heads, State Governors, mayors, tribal leaders, and city or county officials – those who have a responsibility to provide for effective leadership and Individuals with emergency management responsibilities including prevention, preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation.

To Register: Contact Ben Dudley, EMA Director Kemper Co. EMA Office at 601-527-2393.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 662-476-8127.

The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Ben Dudley or email it to kemperema.ms@gmail.com.
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Jun 22nd, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G358 Evacuation and Re-Entry Planning Course
This course provides 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.
Prerequisites: NONE
Course Location: Alcorn County, Location to be announced
Jun 27th, 2017 (Tue) -- Jun 29th, 2017 (Thu)
6:00 PM
  G108 Community Mass Care and Emergency Assistance - CANCELLED/TO BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE
Course Description:
This two day course will help participants develop foundational knowledge of Mass Care and Emergency Assistance services in the community. This course is intended for community agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), and private sector organizations that will collaborate to provide the Mass Care and Emergency Assistance.

Location: Washington County Convention Center - 1040 S Raceway Rd., Greenville 38703
Jun 28th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Tornado Awareness - AWR-326 - Wilkinson County
Join us for our Tornado Awareness course and increase your understanding of the basics of tornado science, the weather forecasting process, and the tornado warning process. Learn concepts of how to better able to implement safety measures for you , your family, and your organizations in preparation for tornado season.
Tornadoes can strike anywhere in the United States with little or no warning and are capable of causing significant loss of life and billions of dollars in damages. It is important that every community be prepared by understanding tornadoes and the associated dangers.

Location and details:
Wilkinson County EMA
3200 U.S. Highway 61 North
Woodville, MS 39669

Register at:
https://ndptc.hawaii.edu/training/delivery/1870/

For registration assistance contact:
Amanda Bates • batesa@hawaii.edu • 808.725.5236