9. School Based Incident Crisis Management Class

On Monday, March 30th and Tuesday, March 31st emergency planners, school employees, law enforcement and other community stakeholders will be offered the opportunity to take the Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium’s Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents for Key Decision Makers (MGT-417) at Graham High School near St. Paris, Ohio. This two-day 8AM to 5PM course, funded and approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is a follow-up to the Consortium’s awareness-level courses, also titled Crisis Management for School-Based Incidents (AWR-148 and AWR-148-W).

First responders, school employees and community stakeholders are encouraged to register for this course by 5 PM on Monday, March 16th. To register you must first obtain a FEMA Student ID number at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid/ . Then go to www.ruraltraining.org or call 1-877-855-7372 to register or obtain additional information. And in most cases, you must be an American citizen in order to attend RDPC courses.

While visiting the RDCP website, look over the other courses offered.  Some are available online, while others may require some travel in order to attend.