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L0105 Public Information Basics

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Subject

Emergency Management

Subject

Training

Description

WHEN: December 13th-15th from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

WHERE: 1601 Orange Road; Culpeper, VA 22701

This course is part of the National Emergency Management Basic Academy and will count towards the completion of this program. It replaces the previous two-day version of the L0105 Public Information and Warning course and the G290 Basic Public Information Officer course. 

The goal of this course is to enhance the jurisdiction’s public information and warning core capability. 

This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from State, local, tribal, territorial, and Federal emergency management agencies, and prospective
professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.

Please submit your prerequisite certificate for IS-29: Public Information Officer Awareness to the Academic Support Technician, Candice Crockett – candice.crockett@vdem.virginia.gov. The course is available online for free at https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-29.a.

PLEASE NOTE – you must apply to EMI for this course IN ADDITION to registering here: https://training.fema.gov/netc_online_admissions/. For questions, please contact us at lmshelp@vdem.virginia.gov. The Head of Sponsoring Agency is Christopher Shay: christopher.shay@vdem.virginia.gov.

Individuals who need an accommodation of a functional or access need to attend the training should contact the LMS Help Desk via email at LMShelp@vdem.virginia.gov, at least two weeks prior to course start.

COURSE MANAGER: Candice Crockett

COURSE INSTRUCTORS: Jason Elmore, Larry Hill

FACILITY POC: Donna Deal, 540.829.7518, Donna.Deal@VDOT.Virginia.gov