Academy LocationThe Emergency Management Academy and all resident courses are held at the State Emergency Operations Center in Centennial, Colorado.
Academy LodgingLodging is provided by DHSEM for program attendees who live more than 50 miles from the course venue.
There are no costs or fees for participating in the Emergency Management Academy. Students are responsible for their own meals.
Academy ApplicationAn application must be submitted in March 1, 2017 and the participants are then notified by DHSEM.
The 2017 Emergency Management Academy Schedule offers an example of the courses completed during the academy.
AprilIntroductions and Course Expectations
Emergency Management Program Overview
Basics for an Emergency Manager
Emergency Management Program Guide
S-2001 Threat Hazard Identification Risk Assessment (THIRA)
WebEOC Account Setup and Introduction
MayG-235 Emergency Planning
Whole Community Plans
Plan Adoption Process
Emergency Operation Plan Development
JuneG0557 (Community Profile Development) and Rapid Needs Assessment
Alert and Warning
G-358 Evacuation & Re-Entry Planning
JulyG-108 Mass Care
G-288 Volunteer and Donations Management
S-IDA Initial Damage Assessment Process Discussion
AugustG-775 Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Operations
S-703 Local Resource Ordering
SeptemberG-205 Recovery from Disaster for Local Governments Role
G-318 Mitigation Planning for Local Government
OctoberG-191 Incident Command System (ICS)/ Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Interface
Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Exercise