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Courses and Events

Course Date(s) Location Contact/Registrar Details
Ingestion Pathway Training - February 02/19/2019 - 2:00pm to 02/21/2019 - 3:30pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24TH St. Lincoln, NE 68524 Deb Robinson Planning & Training Specialist 402-471-7408 Wade Bradley Planning Specialist 402-471-7213

Technical Assistance Day, Feb. 19th  Registration

ESF representatives should bring copies of any checklists you have for your agency relative to your roles and responsibilities during a response to an incident/accident at Cooper Nuclear Station. 

Focus of this training and checklist development will be on the post-plume actions and the intra- and inter-dependencies between State and local departments and agencies.

Game Day Training, Feb. 21st  Registration

This day is to build upon the Technical Assistance Day training on February 19th.

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2019 LEOP & EMPG Reimbursement Workshop 02/20/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm State Emergency Operation Center 2433 N.W. 24th Street Lincoln, NE 68524-1801 Sean Runge sean.runge@nebraska.gov 402-471-7419

THESE WORKSHOPS ARE BEING POSTPONED  

During this combined workshop, NEMA planners will walk you through the LEOP template in its entirety to assist with updates and revisions. We will have our EOC computers available for use but if you have a laptop, please bring it along. This will be a true workshop, allowing you time to update, revise and edit your LEOP with our team available to answer any questions. If you don’t have your own laptop, please bring a flash drive with your most recent plan and the 2017 LEOP template and any information needed to complete your plan. 



The LEOP Workshop will begin at 8:00 am and will focus on updating and revising your LEOP. 

Following the lunch break, the NEMA Grants Unit staff will conduct a EMPG Reimbursement Workshop, guiding you through the steps for reimbursement. Staff will go step by step to ensure you understand the process for grant reimbursement. 

If you have any questions, please call or email: 

LEOP Workshop 

Patrick Rooney 

patrick.rooney@nebraska.gov 

402-471-7438 
or 
EMPG Reimbursement Workshop 

Jackie Maly 

jackie.maly@nebraska.gov 

402-471-7412 

Wednesday 

February 20, 2019 

8:00 am to 5:00 pm 


No food or lodging will be provided 

Click here to register for the Workshop

G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters 02/22/2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Dakota City Fire Dept. 208 S. 21st St. Dakota City, NE 68731 Ryan Lowry E-mail: rlowry@unl.edu

Overview:

  • This one day course has been developed for individuals responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers. The course will outline the benefits and challenges of utilizing spontaneous volunteers during relief efforts.
  • Special emphasis will be placed on how to fully plan for and operate a
  • Volunteer Reception Center Program.
  • Classroom training will be conducted during the morning session and a disaster simulation will be held during the afternoon session.

Prerequisites:

  • There are no prerequisites for this course, however IS 100, 200, 700, 800 are recommended.

Register on-line 

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Registration deadline is February 15, 2019

There is no fee to attend this course. Lunch will be provided for participants.

Cyber Security Training 02/25/2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Trotter Event Center 127 Trotter Ave Ord, Nebraska Alma Beland 308 942-3461 alma@region26.org

Learn about Security Trends, what is a virus or ransomware, how to protect yourself online, how to survive online, what to do if infected or attacked, personal security, how to surf safely and what emails are safe plus more.
Training by PATC Tech Glenn Bard, retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class, Computer Crimes Investigator and Expert Forensics Investigator in numerous States.

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L962 ICS All Hazards Specific Planning Section Chief 02/26/2019 - 8:00am to 03/01/2019 - 5:00pm Buffalo County EOC 2025 Avenue A Kearney, NE 68847 Jill Harvey Phone: 308-995-6689 deputyem@phelps.nacone.org

Course Description

This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) managing the planning cycle, and 2) tracking resources and incident status. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

Overview

This is a 28 hour course. The class builds on the prerequisites of ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800 courses

Course Objectives

Describe the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Planning Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

Mission Areas

Respond, Recover, Mitigation

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Register deputyem@phelps.nacone.org

 

Cyber Security Training 02/26/2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm O’Neill Community Center 501 S 4th St O’Neill, Nebraska Deb Hilker holtcountyema@holtcountyne.org 402 336-2756

Learn about Security Trends, what is a virus or ransomware, how to protect yourself online, how to survive online, what to do if infected or attacked, personal security, how to surf safely and what emails are safe plus more.
Training by PATC Tech Glenn Bard, retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class, Computer Crimes Investigator and Expert Forensics Investigator in numerous States.

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Cyber Security Training 02/27/2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Bassett City Hall 308 East Highway 20 Bassett, Nebraska Doug Fox region24@abbnebraska.com 402 684-2424

Learn about Security Trends, what is a virus or ransomware, how to protect yourself online, how to survive online, what to do if infected or attacked, personal security, how to surf safely and what emails are safe plus more.
Training by PATC Tech Glenn Bard, retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class, Computer Crimes Investigator and Expert Forensics Investigator in numerous States.

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G-358 Evacuation and Re-entry Planning 02/28/2019 - 8:00am to 03/01/2019 - 5:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24th St. Lincoln, NE 68524 Chris Ulrick 402-471-7178 chris.ulrick@nebraska.gov

Course Description

This 12-hour course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to design and implement an evacuation and re-entry plan for their jurisdictions. It uses a community?s vulnerability analysis and evacuation plan. It also addresses evacuation behavior and recommends methods to make evacuation and re-entry more efficient. This course does not address the decision to evacuate or re-enter.

Who Should Attend

The persons responsible for planning, implementing, and carrying out evacuations within a jurisdiction. This includes, but is not limited to, state and local government emergency program managers, emergency planners, and response personnel.

Course Objectives

  • Describe types of situations that necessitate evacuation.
  • Describe the types of modeling tools for evacuation planning.

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Cyber Security Training 02/28/2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Mid-Plains Community College 512 E. B Street S Ogallala, Nebraska Elizabeth Sillasen esillasen@keithcountyne.gov 308 284-2011

Learn about Security Trends, what is a virus or ransomware, how to protect yourself online, how to survive online, what to do if infected or attacked, personal security, how to surf safely and what emails are safe plus more.
Training by PATC Tech Glenn Bard, retired Pennsylvania State Trooper First Class, Computer Crimes Investigator and Expert Forensics Investigator in numerous States.

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Red Card Certification Class 03/09/2019 - 8:00am to 03/17/2019 - 5:00pm Tecumseh Fire Hall 1110 Buffalo Dr. Tecumseh, Ne 68450 Amanda Burki Emergency Management Director 402.335.3411 johnsonpawneecountyema@gmail.com

The Red Card is part of the fire qualifications system used by all federal and many state/ private wildland and prescribed fire management agencies. All firefighters assigned to a fire being managed by a federal agency are required to have one. The Red Card functions like a drivers’ license, showing the card holder has completed the course work and training required for a particular position. This course, together with the fitness test usually administered by your employer, is your ticket to holding a Red Card.

Classes are Scheduled for the dates below, all classes begin at 8:00 am.

Saturday, March 9th

Sunday, March 10th

Saturday, March 16th

Sunday, March 17th

 

For more information & to register:

Matt Holte, NFS

402.472.6060

mholte2@unl.edu

 

Amanda Burki Emergency Management Director

402.335.3411

johnsonpawneecountyema@gmail.com

 

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Ingestion Pathway Training - March 03/12/2019 - 2:00pm to 03/14/2019 - 3:30pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24TH St. Lincoln, NE 68524 Deb Robinson Planning & Training Specialist 402-471-7408 Wade Bradley Planning Specialist 402-471-7213

Technical Assistance Day, March 12th Registration

ESF representatives should bring copies of any checklists you have for your agency relative to your roles and responsibilities during a response to an incident/accident at Cooper Nuclear Station. 

Focus of this training and checklist development will be on the post-plume actions and the intra- and inter-dependencies between State and local departments and agencies.

 

Game Day Training, March 14th Registration

This day is to build upon the Technical Assistance Day training on March 12th.

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G-205 Recovery from Disasters (Formerly G-270) 03/18/2019 - 8:00am to 03/20/2019 - 12:00pm NEMA Training Rooms 2433 NW 24th St Lincoln, NE 68524 Larry Fichtner 402-471-7179 larry.fichtner@nebraska.gov

Course Description

This course is the condensed version of the 4-day E0210 resident course. This course covers foundational concepts in disaster recovery and the latest guidance on recovery planning. Participants will either assess their own recovery plan or a sample against this national planning guidance. Following that, participants will discuss how a disaster recovery effort can be organized, managed, and led along with the types of challenges faced by recovery managers. Scenario activities throughout the course give participants the opportunity to target information strategies, and address local capabilities and challenges. They will also analyze lessons learned from Joplin, Missouri.

Course Objectives

Understand local community responsibilities and challenges associated with    disaster recovery.
Discuss? lessons learned? in disaster recovery at the local level.
Develop and implement a pre-disaster recovery plan.

Mission Areas
Recover—Mitigation — Prevent

Prerequisites

Recommended: IS0100.b, Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS 100; IS2900, National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) Overview

Disciplines

Emergency Management

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NEMA STAFF TRAINING ONLY - Knowledge Center 04/08/2019 - 12:00pm to 04/09/2019 - 4:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency SEOC Chris Ulrick chris.ulrick@nebraska.gov 402-471-7178

Training for NEMA Staff on the Knowledge Center System. Both parts of the class must be completed consecutively.

Registration:

April 8th, 2019 – Part One

April 9th, 2019 – Part Two

NEMA STAFF TRAINING ONLY - Knowledge Center 04/10/2019 - 12:00pm to 04/11/2019 - 4:00pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency SEOC Chris Ulrick chris.ulrick@nebraska.gov 402-471-7178

Training for NEMA Staff on the Knowledge Center System. Both parts of the class must be completed consecutively.

Registration:

April 10th, 2019 – Part One

April 11th, 2019 – Part Two

 

Ingestion Pathway Training - April 04/16/2019 - 2:00pm to 04/18/2019 - 3:30pm Nebraska Emergency Management Agency 2433 N.W. 24TH St Lincoln, NE 68524 Deb Robinson Planning & Training Specialist 402-471-7408 Wade Bradley Planning Specialist 402-471-7213

Technical Assistance Day, April 16th Registration

ESF representatives should bring copies of any checklists you have for your agency relative to your roles and responsibilities during a response to an incident/accident at Cooper Nuclear Station. 

Focus of this training and checklist development will be on the post-plume actions and the intra- and inter-dependencies between State and local departments and agencies.

 

Game Day Training, April 18th Registration

This day is to build upon the Technical Assistance Day training on April 16th.

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G-489 Management of Spontaneous Volunteers in Disasters 04/29/2019 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Univ. of Nebraska Extension Offices 348 W. State Farm Rd. North Platte, NE 69101 Course Contact: Brent Curtis Phone: 402-471-7426 Email: Brent.curtis@nebraska.gov

Overview:

  • This one day course has been developed for individuals responsible for the management of spontaneous volunteers. The course will outline the benefits and challenges of utilizing spontaneous volunteers during relief efforts.
  • Special emphasis will be placed on how to fully plan for and operate a Volunteer Reception Center Program.
  • Classroom training will be conducted during the morning session and a disaster simulation will be held during the afternoon session.

Prerequisites:

  • There are no prerequisites for this course, however IS 100, 200, 700, 800 are recommended.

There is no fee to attend this course.
Lunch will be provided for participants.

 

Registration

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AWR-136 ESSENTIALS OF COMMUNITY CYBERSECURITY 06/11/2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Cornhusker Bank, (SE Lincoln location) 6100 Apples Way, Lincoln, Nebraska 68156 Amanda Burki JCPCEMA Director johnsonpawneecountyema@gmail.com 402-335-3411

AWR-136 provides participants with an introduction to concepts related to community cybersecurity. Participants will examine the different types of cyber attacks, how communities are vulnerable to cyber attacks and incidents, and what types of organizations are most likely to be targeted. This course will also introduce the participants to the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model and how to use the model to build a community cybersecurity program and their cyber resilience.

Topics
•Why cybersecurity is important
•Unstructured threats
•Structured threats
•Highly structured threats
•The Community Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CCSMM)
•Things a community can do to initiate a cybersecurity program
•Where to go for help

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register for and provide a SID number to access the class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid

Recommendations
None

Participants

Public and Private Personnel Involved with:
•Critical Infrastructure
•Emergency Operations
•Incident Response

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MGT-384 Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents 06/11/2019 - 12:00pm to 06/12/2019 - 5:00pm Cornhusker Bank, (SE Lincoln location) 6100 Apples Way, Lincoln, Nebraska 68156 Amanda Burki JCPCEMA Director johnsonpawneecountyema@gmail.com 402-335-3411

MGT 384, Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents, is designed to provide organizations and communities with strategies and processes to increase cyber resilience. During this 12 hour course, participants will analyze cyber threats and initial and cascading impacts of cyber incidents, evaluate the process for developing a cyber preparedness program, examine the importance and challenges of cyber related information sharing and discover low to no cost resources to help build cyber resilience.

Topics
•Types of cyber threats and incidents
•Initial and cascading impacts of cyber incidents
•Community cyber preparedness
•Steps for developing a Cyber Preparedness Program
•Information sharing
•Situational awareness
•Cyber baseline
•Information sharing programs and resources
•Resources for increasing cyber resilience

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register for and provide a SID number to access the class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
•AWR136 Essentials of Community Cybersecurity

Participants
Community representatives interested in increasing cyber resilience including personnel from:
•Emergency Management
•Information Technology
•Risk Management/Emergency Planning/Continuity Planning/Disaster Recovery
•Public Works/Wastewater and Water
•Schools/Universities
•Communication Sector
•Transportation
•Energy
•Defense/Industrial Base Sector
•Elected and Appointed Officials
•Financial Sector
•Health Care
•Emergency Services

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MGT-385 Community Cybersecurity Exercise Planning 06/18/2019 - 8:00am to 06/19/2019 - 5:00pm Cornhusker Bank (SE Lincoln location) 6100 Apples Way, Lincoln, Nebraska 68156 Amanda Burki JCPCEMA Director johnsonpawneecountyema@gmail.com 402-335-3411

MGT-385 provides participants an in-depth understanding of the nature and reach of information technology in order to better prepare exercise planners to incorporate cyber attacks and incidents into their exercise program. Participants will explore cyber-related exercise objectives, players, scenarios and injects, challenges of developing cyber exercises, and, using the Community Cyber Security Maturity Model, examine the importance of exercises in building the community’s overall cybersecurity posture. The course will also provide the opportunity to develop a community cybersecurity exercise scenario.

Topics
•An Introduction to Cyber
•Examining Characteristics of Cyber
•Using the CCSMM to Develop Exercise Objectives
•Exercise Categories
•Incorporating Cyber Into Exercises
•Cyber Storylines and Scenarios
•Planning Community Cybersecurity Exercises

Prerequisites
FEMA / SID Number
Students must register for and provide a SID number to access the class. Register online:
cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
AWR-136 Essentials of Community Cybersecurity

Participants
•This course is designed for personnel with responsibility for planning and conducting exercises in their organization or the community.

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