Washington State Emergency Management Division


G2300 Intermediate Emergency Operations Center Functions

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 to Thursday, May 4, 2023

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Course Description

Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination

In-Person Training. By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate, through activities and a Final Exam, the managerial and operational roles of the modern-day EOC as a NIMS Command and Coordination functional group operating within a Multiagency Coordination System (MACS).

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives
  • Explain the EOC's critical link to the other NIMS Command and Coordination Structures.
  • Identify EOC staffing solutions by aligning EOC Skillsets to common EOC structures.
  • Explain the planning, operational and resourcing functions of the EOC.
  • Using a scenario, identify the essential elements of information (EEI) that support EOC decision making and information sharing.
  • Using a scenario identify changes in EOC activation level, staffing, resources and information requirements for an expanding incident.
  • Identify the role of an EOC during the transition to recovery.
  • Explain the location, design, equipment and technology considerations for the EOC.



IS100, An Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100
IS0700, An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS0800, National Response Framework, An Introduction

IS2200, Basic Emergency Operations Center Functions



E/L/G 0191, Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
IS0200, Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200


Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.

Target Audience

This course is open to all Federal, state, local, and tribal emergency managers; first responders to include Incident Commanders from all emergency management disciplines; private industry personnel responsible for coordination activities during a disaster; and Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster personnel.


Wesley Terrace

816 S. 216th Street
Des Moines, WA 98198


Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: City of Des Moines, WA

Course Manager:

Shannon Kirchberg

Emergency Preparedness Manager


Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.
If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at and we will be happy to assist you.


Closed course. Registration requires code from sponsoring organization.

The registration period has closed for this event.