Monday, April 24, 2023 to Wednesday, April 26, 2023 (In-Person)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.
Primary Core Capability: Public Information and Warning
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.
The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.
This course is intended for newly appointed emergency managers from Federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and emergency management agencies, and prospective professionals transferring from another discipline to emergency management.
Registration preference is given to Washington State and tribal applicants.
Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.
Snohomish County DEM
720 80th St. Sw. Bldg. A
Everett, WA 98203
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to assist you.
Sponsoring Agency: Snohomish Department of Emergency Management
Course Manager: Krystal Craig, email@example.com
THIS COURSE REQUIRES THE COMPLETION OF THE PREREQUISITE IS-29: PIO AWARENESS. DO NOT APPLY IF YOU HAVEN'T COMPLETED THIS PREREQUISITE.