BATEP offers training and exercise opportunities, inclusive of community preparedness, supporting whole community partners throughout the Bay Area 12 county region in addressing natural and human-caused threats and hazards. To register for a training course or learn more, visit www.batep.org.
California Specialized Training Institute (CSTI)
CSTI delivers specialized training throughout California in the areas of emergency management, criminal justice and homeland security, hazardous materials, disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery, and crisis communications. CSTI delivers training to state and local government agencies, tribal organizations, businesses, non-profit organizations, and numerous other organizations. Trainings are offered to entry-level, mid-career, senior management, and executive level professionals. To find courses, register at https://csti-ca.csod.com/
FEMA Emergency Management Institute (EMI) School Program
EMI offers school officials courses supporting the implementation of NIMS as well as general courses aimed at building school emergency management capacity.
The following courses are required:
IS-100.c: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
IS-200.b: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-700.b: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800.c: National Response Framework, an Introduction
The following additional courses are recommended for leadership personnel:
Additional information on NIMS implementation activities for schools
IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship: Provides leading practices and resources to assist elementary and secondary schools, institutions of higher education, and houses of worship in developing emergency plans to prepare for, respond to, and recover from mass casualty incidents.
IS-362.a: Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools (on-line Independent Study Course): This course covers basic information about developing, implementing, and maintaining a school emergency operations plan (EOP). The goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the importance of schools having an EOP and basic information on how an EOP is developed, exercised, and maintained.
E361 and E364: Multi-hazard Emergency Planning for Schools courses are tailored to the unique planning and exercise needs of schools and school systems.