WHEN: June 21st-23rd, 2022 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
WHERE: Radford University, 801 E Main St, Radford, VA 24142
The goal of this training is to equip participants with the skills needed to be full or part-time PIOs, including oral and written communications; understanding and working with the media; and basic tools and techniques to perform effectively as a PIO, both in the proactive/advocacy times and crisis/emergency response.
Target Audience: 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.
Prerequisite: IS-29: PIO Awareness: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-29.a
Registration is OPEN. To register, log in to the Commonwealth of Virginia Learn Center: https://covlc.virginia.gov/. You must register for each course individually. If you need assistance, please contact the Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COURSE MANAGER: Candice Crockett