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Apr 1st, 2015 (Wed) -- Apr 2nd, 2015 (Thu)
  Crisis Negotition for First Responders
Bass Pro Shop
100 Bass Pro Shop
Pearl, MS
FEE: $125 WITH DEADLINE TO PAY REGISTRATION MARCH 16,2015
Contact Mike Bailey @ 205-675-7418 or email marktab@att.net
Apr 1st, 2015 (Wed) -- Apr 2nd, 2015 (Thu)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-400 MBCI Choctaw MS, MBCI Hospitality Center
Beginning April 1 thru 2, 2015 an ICS-400 Class will be taught at the Choctaw Fire Department in Neshoba Co., Choctaw MS.
Classes will be taught over 2 days for Tribal, City and County Personnel from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm each day.

To Registration or for further information: Please contact
Mr. Phil Pickle at the
Choctaw Fire Station
13741 Hwy. 16 West
Choctaw, MS 39350
(601-656-0620) or email him at picklep@choctaw.org or Mr. Austin Tubby at Tubby, austin.tubby@choctaw.org

For MEMA Class information please call Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6367 or email at jmurphree@mema.ms.gov.

Important Note: The FEMA SID number is mandatory on the indirect training enrollment form. Without a FEMA SID, participants will NOT receive a certificate of completion for the course. Please register today by going to the following website….. Please check out the FEMA training registration website at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue) -- Apr 9th, 2015 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  E0550 COOP
Emergency Management Institute National Training Center
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue) -- Apr 8th, 2015 (Wed)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents / In Yazoo County - 2 days
April7-8, 2015
211 E. Broadway Street
Yazoo City, MS 39194
DESCRIPTION:
This course meets the standard established by the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center for courses as taught by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Incident Command Staff Officers, General Staff Section Chiefs, Strike Team Leaders, Task Force Leaders, Unit Leaders, Division/Group Supervisors, Branch Leaders, Emergency Support Function Representatives and Multi-Agency Coordination System/Emergency Operations Center staff. The target audience includes all individuals who may assume a supervisory role in an expanding incident. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 and 200 courses. (Both are pre-requisites for ICS 300.) The course also allows those identified personnel to comply with ICS level 300 training. This is a requirement for those jurisdictions that choose to comply with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) to ensure they continue to qualify to receive Federal Preparedness Funding Grants. We are recommending that jurisdictions identify middle management personnel to take this IS 300 course who are going to be functioning in a supervisory position during an incident/event.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
Class will be on April 7-8, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. daily. All students must attend both days to receive credit.

PREREQUISITES:
Each student must successfully complete IS 100, IS 200, and IS 700 independent study courses prior to start of course. These courses only take a few hours on the computer to complete. These courses are free and listed on the FEMA website: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/crslist.asp

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum number of participants is 40 with a minimum of 15.

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Ricky Harris, Yazoo County EMA at (662)-571-2232 or (e-mail) rickyharrisii@yahoo.com. Training applications must be faxed to (662)-716-0442; mailed to P.O. Box 393, 211 E. Broadway Street, Yazoo City, MS 39194 or sent to the e-mail above no later than April 3, 2015 with copies of pre-requisite certificates (IS 100, IS 200, & IS 700). For you to get an application contact the POC above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class info contact Kamika Durr @ 601-933-6360 or email kwalker@mema.ms.gov
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tue)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  SMNS NURSING REFRESHER TRAINING / SMNS EXERCISE WITH AT RISK POPULATION
BOST CONFERENCE CENTER-MSU
190 BOST EXTENSION DRIVE
STARKVILLE, MS
CONTACT MILLIE SMITH 601-939-2660
Apr 8th, 2015 (Wed) -- Apr 9th, 2015 (Thu)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  ICS-300 Panola Co-Sardis MS EOC.
Panola Co. will host an ICS-300 Class at the Panola Co. EMA Office. This will be a two day, 16 hour class - April 8 thru 9, 2015.
Classes will be taught for City and County Personnel from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm each day.

To Registration or for further information: Please contact
Mr. Daniel Cole at the
Panola Co. EMA Office
100 MSG William J. Ferrell Drive
Sardis, MS 38666
662-487-2430 or email dcole@panolacoms.com
Or Tam Hawkins at tamhawkins@panolacoms.com

For MEMA Class information please call Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6367 or email at jmurphree@mema.ms.gov.

Important Note: The FEMA SID number is mandatory on the indirect training enrollment form. Without a FEMA SID, participants will NOT receive a certificate of completion for the course. Please register today by going to the following website….. Please check out the FEMA training registration website at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.
Apr 9th, 2015 (Thu)
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  SMNS NURSING REFRESHER TRAINING / SMNS EXERCISE WITH AT RISK POPULATION
GRENADA COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE
1240 FAIRGROUNDS ROAD
GRENADA, MS
CONTACT MILLIE SMITH 601-939-2660
Apr 13th, 2015 (Mon)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  G-364 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools
Location: Copiah Safe Room, Gallman, MS. Instructor Jeff Smith/Jesse Murphree.
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.
Target Audience: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.
Apr 14th, 2015 (Tue)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  Evacuation and Re-Entry Course
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: Complete a MEMA Training Application with SID# and email to Randall Drane EMA Director, Copiah Co. ED/EMA Office--122 South Lowe St., Henley Bld., Hazlehurst, MS 39083., email: rdrane@copiahcountyms.gov
Office Phone: 601-894-1658 or Fax to 601-894-1676.

Location for the Evacuation and Re-Entry Class will be: Copiah Safe Room, Gallman, MS.

Instructors: Jeff Smith/Jesse Murphree.
Apr 15th, 2015 (Wed) -- Apr 16th, 2015 (Thu)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  ICS 400: Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents
DESCRIPTION:
This course provides training on and resources 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. These earlier courses are prerequisites for ICS-400. The course objectives are as follows:
• Explain how major incidents engender special management challenges.
• Describe the circumstances in which an Area Command is established.
• Describe the circumstances in which multiagency coordination systems are established.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
Classes on April 15 & 16, 2015

PREREQUISITES:
Each student must successfully complete IS 100, IS 200, IS 300, IS 700 & IS 800 independent study courses prior to start of course. These courses only take a few hours on the computer to complete. These courses are free and listed on the FEMA website: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/crslist.asp

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 40 participants

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Herman Horton, Director of Training, or Alfred Cooper at 601-960-2453; or (e-mail) hhorton@city.jackson.ms.us; acooper@city.jackson.ms.us. Training applications must be mailed to 3000 Saint Charles Street, Jackson, MS 39209 or e-mailed to one of the e-mails above no later than April 10, 2015 with copies of pre-requisite certificates (IS 100, IS 200, IS 300, IS 700, & IS 800). For you to get an application contact the POCs above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class information contact Kamika Durr @ 601-933-6360 or kwalker@mema.ms.gov.
Apr 15th, 2015 (Wed)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  G291: Joint Information System Center Planning for Tribal, State, and Local Public Information Officers---MEMA SEOC, Pearl, MS
April 15, 2015
09:00am to 16:30pm
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
#1 MEMA Drive
Pearl, MS 39206
DESCRIPTION:
This course will build on the solo PIO competencies gained in G0290, Basic Public Information Officers Course, applying those skills in an expanding incident where coordination is enhanced through activation of a Joint Information System (JIS) and establishment of a Joint Information Center (JIC). This training will equip PIOs with the skills needed to establish and operate in a JIS/ JIC. Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties within the NIMS Multi-Agency Coordination System. The course will demonstrate how JIC concepts are applied in a flexible and scalable manner at the local level.

Course Objectives:
• Describe the JIS approach to managing information.
• Assess current management practices and capabilities to organize and lead a local JIC.
• Identify organizational structures and resources to facilitate operations with state and Federal JIC
partners.
• Given a scenario, organize and operate a JIC

TARGET AUDIENCE: The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function primarily at state, local, or tribal levels of government.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
April 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am.

RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITES:
This training is designed on the assumption that participants will have completed the following courses: G289, Public Information Officer Awareness Training; G290, Basic Public Information Officers Course. These courses are recommended, but not required.

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum of 40 participants

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Loretta Thorpe, MEMA Training Bureau Director at (office) 601-933-6370 or lthorpe@mema.ms.gov. Training applications must be faxed to 601-933-6815 or mailed to #1 MEMA Drive, Pearl, MS 39208 no later than April 9, 2015. For you to get an application contact one of the POC above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class information, contact Kamika Durr at (601)-933-6360 or email kwalker@mema.ms.gov
Apr 21st, 2015 (Tue) -- Apr 24th, 2015 (Fri)
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 21st, 2015 (Tue) -- Apr 23rd, 2015 (Thu)
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  ICS 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents
DESCRIPTION:
This course meets the standard established by the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Integration Center for courses as taught by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Incident Command Staff Officers, General Staff Section Chiefs, Strike Team Leaders, Task Force Leaders, Unit Leaders, Division/Group Supervisors, Branch Leaders, Emergency Support Function Representatives and Multi-Agency Coordination System/Emergency Operations Center staff. The target audience includes all individuals who may assume a supervisory role in an expanding incident. This course expands upon information covered in ICS 100 and 200 courses. (Both are pre-requisites for ICS 300.) The course also allows those identified personnel to comply with ICS level 300 training. This is a requirement for those jurisdictions that choose to comply with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) to ensure they continue to qualify to receive Federal Preparedness Funding Grants. We are recommending that jurisdictions identify middle management personnel to take this IS 300 course who are going to be functioning in a supervisory position during an incident/event.

COURSE TIMES/DATES:
Class will be on April 21-23, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. nightly. All students must attend all three days to receive credit.

PREREQUISITES:
Each student must successfully complete IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, and IS 800 independent study courses prior to start of course. These courses only take a few hours on the computer to complete. These courses are free and listed on the FEMA website: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/crslist.asp

COURSE SIZE:
Maximum number of participants is 40 with a minimum of 15.

TO REGISTER:
Contact: Randle Drane, Copiah County EMA Director (601)-894-1658 or (e-mail) rdrane@copiahcountyms.gov. Training applications must be faxed to (601)-894-1676; mailed to 122 South Lowe Street (Henley Building), Hazlehurst, MS 39083; or sent to the e-mail above no later than April 17, 2015 with copies of pre-requisite certificates (IS 100, IS 200, IS 700, & IS 800). For you to get an application contact the POC above. NOTE: EMI Student Identification Numbers (SID #) are required—Website to obtain this number is on the application—takes less than 10 minutes.

For MEMA class information contact Kamika Durr @ 601-933-6360 or kwalker@mema.ms.gov.
Apr 22nd, 2015 (Wed) -- Apr 23rd, 2015 (Thu)
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  G364 & G358-Adams County EOC,201 south Wall Street, Natchez,MS
G-364 - 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.
G-358 - Evacuation and Re-Entry, 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.

For more information contact MEMA, Jeff Smith (601-933-6348, jsmith@mema.ms.gov) or Jesse Murphree (601-933-6357,jmurphree@mema.ms.gov) or Robert Bradford at rbradford@adamscounty.gov
Apr 27th, 2015 (Mon) -- May 1st, 2015 (Fri)
  L-964 Situation Unit Leader All-Hazards IMT Training
MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center District 1815 Popps Ferry Road Biloxi, MS 39532
Contact Anne Hilbun, Patrick Miller, or Tom Ball at 662-325-3141
Apr 28th, 2015 (Tue) -- Apr 30th, 2015 (Thu)
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
  ICS-400-Advanced ICS Quitman Co, Marks MS. Night Class CANCELLED
CANCELLED---Beginning April 28 thru 30, 2015 an ICS-400 Night Class will be taught at the Quitman Co., Civic Center in downtown Marks, MS.
Classes will be taught over 3 Nights for City and County Personnel from 5:30 am until 10:30 pm each night.

To Registration or for further information: Please contact
Mr. Jimmy Matthews at the
Quitman Co. EMA Office
220 Chestnut St. Suite 3
Marks, MS 38646
(662-326-7909) or email him at quitmanema@att.net

For MEMA Class information please call Jesse Murphree at 601-933-6367 or email at jmurphree@mema.ms.gov.

Important Note: The FEMA SID number is mandatory on the indirect training enrollment form. Without a FEMA SID, participants will NOT receive a certificate of completion for the course. Please register today by going to the following website….. Please check out the FEMA training registration website at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/.
Apr 30th, 2015 (Thu)
  ICS 100/200 class Pike County
This course provides participants with 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.

Contact: Richard Coghlan at 601-684-3564 or pikecd@cableone.net or Jeff Smith at jsmith@mema.ms.gov. Training applications must be faxed to 601-933-6815 attention Jeff Smith or emailed to one of the above email addresses no later than April 20, 2015 with copies of pre-requisites certificates (IS 100). To get the application go to; http://www.msema.org/training/application . Jeff Smith, can also be contacted at 601-933-6348 if you have questions.