Senior Officials Workshop for All-Hazards Preparedness

MGT312 – 6.00 Hours


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08/08/24 – 08/08/24 Hays, KS FP MGT312 635 Register
08/20/24 – 08/20/24 Valley Park, MO FP MGT312 643 Register
08/28/24 – 08/28/24 Pago Pago, AS FP MGT312 637 Register
08/29/24 – 08/29/24 Pago Pago, AS FP MGT312 638 Register
09/10/24 – 09/10/24 Albany, GA FP MGT312 639 Register
10/08/24 – 10/08/24 Saint Paul, MN FP MGT312 640 Register
10/15/24 – 10/15/24 Sun Prairie, WI FP MGT312 641 Register
10/29/24 – 10/29/24 Jackson, WY FP MGT312 645 Register
11/12/24 – 11/12/24 Cedar City, UT FP MGT312 646 Register
12/03/24 – 12/03/24 Schnecksville, PA FP MGT312 647 Register
02/04/25 – 02/04/25 Paris, IL FP MGT312 651 Register
02/06/25 – 02/06/25 Henderson, NV FP MGT312 648 Register
02/18/25 – 02/18/25 Decatur, IL FP MGT312 652 Register
02/20/25 – 02/20/25 Weslaco, TX FP MGT312 653 Register
02/26/25 – 02/26/25 Spokane, WA FP MGT312 654 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This workshop provides an interactive forum to better understand the roles and responsibilities of community leaders as related to all-hazard disaster preparedness, to share proven strategies and best practices, and to enhance coordination among whole of community partners.

Participants will a basic understanding of planning operational coordination and public information and warning through lecture and group discussions.  The participant will have the opportunity to work through a customized tabletop exercise focused on the strategic objectives faced by senior leaders.  The final activity of the class is the development of an action plan to improve the preparedness posture of the community/organization.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participants are required to score 70% or better on the Post-Test in order to receive a course certificate of completion.

Participants will need access to a laptop or a mobile device/tablet during the course in order to complete course testing and evaluations electronically. 

Participants Must Provide

A FEMA SID is required to register and participate in any training provided by FEMA. The FEMA SID will serve as your unique identifier and be used to maintain the record of FEMA trainings you attended.

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Photo identification at the start of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Describe the process and objectives of whole community preparedness.
  • Explain the value of establishing operational structures that integrate all critical stakeholders.
  • Describe strategies for delivering effective and accessible public information and warning to the whole community.
  • Explain the ways in which their jurisdiction’s recovery planning process aligns and/or fails to align with recovery planning best practices.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for senior elected, appointed, and whole of community leaders, including but not limited to:

  • Elected officials (city, county state, and tribal)
  • City and County Managers
  • Emergency Management Directors/Coordinators
  • Directors of Local Response Agencies
  • Chiefs/Department heads
  • Local Business Partners
  • Public Information Officers
  • Hospital Administration
  • Airport and Port Facility Managers
  • School and University Administrators and Security
  • Public and Private Sector Executives (e.g., Communications, Transportation, Utilities)
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) (e.g., Red Cross, Salvation Army, Ect.)
  • Department of Defense (DOD) installation
  • Commanders and Representatives
  • Stadium and Sports Facility Managers and Directors of Security
  • Resident Federal Agency Representatives (e.g., FBI)
  • ATF, Secret Service, FEMA, TSA

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

  • Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

DHS/FEMA information

This workshop is fully funded through Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA), comes at no direct cost to the jurisdiction, and is delivered at a time and place requested by the jurisdiction.

Class Size

30- 50 participants

Government Programs

  • GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact [email protected] or call (866) 878-8900. GSA Schedule logo
  • For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact [email protected] or call (866) 878-8900