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Mar 1st, 2017 (Wed) -- Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  IS 100,200,700,800
This is four courses combined over a two-day class that will provide training on and resources for personnel who require a basic understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS); how to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the ICS; provide a basic introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS); and introduces the concepts and principles of the National Response Framework (NRF).
Course will be held in Lee County, location to be announced
Mar 1st, 2017 (Wed) -- Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents-MBCI/Choctaw Fire Dept/Choctaw MS/Neshoba Co.
Time
9:00 a.m. –4:30 p.m.

Date:
March 1-2, 2017

Location
MBCI/Choctaw Fire Dept.
Choctaw MS 39350

Course Description

ICS-300 provides training and resources for personnel who require advanced application of the ICS. The course expands upon information covered in the ICS-100 and ICS-200 courses. This course is intended for individuals who may assume a supervisory role in expanding incidents or Type 3 incidents.

Prerequisites
ICS 300: 100, 200, 700 and 800

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your registration to 601-933-6815— Attention: Jesse Murphree or email, Austin Tubby austin.tubby@choctaw.org or call Office: 601-656-0620.
Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
  Coalition REgional Forum
Southern Oaks House and Gardens
1246 Richburg Road
Hattiesburg, MS
POC, Valarie Jackson 601-368-3219 or vjackson@mhanet.org
Mar 2nd, 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.

Location: Oktibbeha County EMA - 106 W. Main St., Suite 2, Starkville 39759
Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM
  G205 (formerly 270.4)Recovery from Disaster - The Local Government Role
Course Description:
This course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers(EOCs) and their relationships in disaster recovery for local level of government. It is intended to Increase local government awareness of issues involved in disaster recovery by providing provide a forum for discussion of “lessons learned” in disaster recovery and promote the development of a pre-disaster recovery plan at the county or local levels of government.

Location: Humphreys County EMA - 16735 US HWY 49, Belzoni 39038
Mar 2nd, 2017 (Thu) -- Mar 3rd, 2017 (Fri)
6:00 PM
  G400 Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff-Complex Incidents (G400)
This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS) within a Type 1 or Type 2 level incident or event. This course expands upon information covered in the ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses.

Prerequisites: Required: ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 300, ICS 700, ICS 800 Recommended: Experience using concepts and principles from ICS 100, ICS 200, and ICS 300 in a response or exercise.

Location: MSU Extension Office - 460 Vance Street, Louisville 39339
Mar 7th, 2017 (Tue)
  Coalition Regional Forum
Hinds Community College
Clyde Muse Center
515 Country Place Parkway
Pearl, MS
POC, Valarie Jackson 601-368-3219 or vjackson@mhanet.org
Mar 7th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G 358 Evacuation and Re-Entry-MBCI-Choctaw Fire Dept/Choctaw MS/Neshoba Co.
G-358 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 Austin Tubby, Choctaw Fire Dept./EMA Office at 601-656-0620. Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-636-2080.

The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to: Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6815 or Email it to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or austin.tubby@choctaw.org

For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Mar 8th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-400-Advanced ICS--/MBCI/Choctaw Fire Department-Choctaw MS/Neshoba Co.
Time
9:00 a.m. –4:30 p.m.
Location
TBA
MBCI/Choctaw Fire Dept.
Choctaw MS

Course Description
This course provides training for personnel who require advanced application of the Incident Command System (ICS). This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 through ICS 300 courses, which are prerequisites for the ICS 400 course.

Course Objective:
•Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.
•Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
•Describe the circumstances in which Multi-Agency Coordination Systems are established.

Selection Criteria:

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:
•E0300
•IS0100.b
•IS0200.b
•IS0700.a
•IS0800.b

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your registration to 601-933-6815— Attention: Jesse Murphree or Email Austin Tubby at Tubby, Austin austin.tubby@choctaw.org or call:601-656-0620.
Mar 8th, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  G402 Incident Command System Overview for Executives/Senior Officials
This course provides Executives and Senior Officials (including Elected Officials, City/County Managers, Agency Administrators, etc.) an orientation to the Incident Command System (ICS).
Prerequisites: NONE
Course Location: Tunica EOC
Mar 9th, 2017 (Thu)
  ICS-402 ICS Overview for Executives/Senior Officials. MBCI-Choctaw MS/Neshoba Co.
Time
9:00 a.m. –12:00 Noon
Location
Choctaw Fire Department
Choctaw, MS 39350

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

Prerequisites
None

To register, complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email to jmurphree@mema.ms.gov or fax your registration to 601-933-6815— Attention: Jesse Murphree or email Austin Tubby: austin.tubby@choctaw.org or call Office: 601-656-0620. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it. For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Mar 9th, 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: Tippah County location to be Announced
Mar 9th, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM
  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.

Location: Humphreys County EMA - 16735 US HWY 49, Belzoni 39038
Mar 9th, 2017 (Thu)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  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
Mar 10th, 2017 (Fri)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G-191 Emergency Operations Interface Workshop-Claiborne Co.-Port Gibson MS.
This course will be at the Claiborne Co. EMA Office in Port Gibson MS at 2033 Hwy. 18 East, Port Gibson MS. 39150.

The 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.

Purpose This course will enable the participants to develop an effective interface
between the Incident Command and the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
by applying Incident Command System (ICS) principles.

Who Should Attend:
The target audience includes personnel associated with:
* On-scene Incident Command.
* EOCs and Multiagency Coordination (MAC) System entities.

This 1-day course works best when delivered to incident commanders,
command and general staff, and emergency operations center personnel from the same community. Exercises and group discussions are used extensively to allow participants to begin developing an interface plan for their jurisdiction.

Course Objectives
The course objectives are as follows:
* Describe ICS principles.
* Describe MAC/EOC principles.
* Identify the roles and responsibilities of ICS and EOC during emergency operations.
* Using scenarios, analyze the ICS and EOC systems and identify various interface issues.
* Apply ICS/EOC interface concepts in an exercise situation.
* Begin developing an ICS/EOC interface action plan for your community.

The course reviews ICS and EOC responsibilities and functions and depends heavily on exercises and group discussions to formulate an interface. This course works best when delivered to Incident Command System and Emergency Operations Center personnel from the same community.

To Register: Contact Marvin Ratliff, Sr. at 601-437-4684. Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-437-6885. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Mr. Marvin Ratliff. For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Mar 13th, 2017 (Mon) -- Mar 14th, 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. To register, please complete the attached registration form. 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
Mar 14th, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-300 & 400 Comb Course-Meridian MS, Lauderdale County
ICS 300- Intermediate Incident
Command System for Expanding Incidents & ICS-400- Advanced ICS
TIME:

Date: March 14-15 & 16, 2017

LOCATION AND DETAILS:
Meridian Public Safety Training Facility
1180 Sandflat Road
Meridian, MS 39301

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, 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
Mar 21st, 2017 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G-202-Debris Management-Leake Co. Location TBD Carthage MS
Course Description
G-202 - Debris Management

This course is designed to provide local officials who may have to manage debris removal and disposal in the aftermath of a tornado, flood, or hurricane with the knowledge and skills to do so. The course covers staff development, pre-disaster planning, local response and recovery actions, contracting procedures, selecting and operating a temporary debris storage site, volume reduction methods, environmental regulations, and dealing with special debris situations.

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.

To Register: Contact Tommy Malone, EMA Director Leake Co. EMA Office at 601-267-5757.

Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-636-2080. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and 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.
You can email Mr. Malone at the Leake Co. EMA Office-mtmalone@co.leake.ms.us.
Mar 22nd, 2017 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  Disaster 101 & Damage Assessment 101
This course provides government officials and emergency responder's with the information and skills necessary for response to an emergency or disaster in their jurisdiction.
Prerequisites: NONE
Course Location: Desoto County, Location to be announced
Mar 23rd, 2017 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  ICS-402-ICS Overview for Executives/Senior Officials-Warren County-Location TBD
Location TBD
Warren County-Vicksburg MS.
Time
9:00 a.m. –12:00 Noon

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

Prerequisites
None

To Register: Contact John Elfer, EMA Director Warren Co. EMA Office at 601-636-1544. Please complete a MEMA Class Registration Form Complete with SID# and fax to 601-636-2080. The MEMA Training Application is located on the MEMA Homepage under Training, Just complete it and Fax it to Mr. Elfer or Email it to johne@co.warren.ms.us
For further information please contact MEMA/Jesse Murphree/Instructor at 769-972-1618.
Mar 27th, 2017 (Mon) -- Mar 28th, 2017 (Tue)
  FREE Active Shooter Training being held at MLEOTA and sponsored by Mississippi 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. To register, please complete the attached registration form. 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
Mar 27th, 2017 (Mon) -- Mar 31st, 2017 (Fri)
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  State Medical Response System EXPO
DAY 1:TRACK A: Biosafety and Infectious Disease:
TRACK B: First Hands: 7:30am - 1:00pm
DAY 2:TRACK A: Pediatric Specific Medical Education
TRACK B: Triage Tuesday 8:00am - 4:00pm
DAY 3:Basic Disaster Life Support
DAY 4&5: Advanced Disaster Life Support
MS State University Coastal Research and Extension Center
1815 Popps Ferry Road Biloxi, MS 39532
POC Nikki Irving at mirving@umc.edu
Mar 30th, 2017 (Thu)
  Coalition Regional Forum
Oxford Conference Center
102 Ed Perry Boulevard
Oxford, MS
POC, Valarie Jackson 601-368-3219 or vjackson@mhanet.org