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1 Emergency Management Institute Higher Education Conference June 7, 2005 Edward Kaplan Education Program Specialist U. S. Fire Administration/National Fire Academy

2 Establish an organization of post-secondary institutions to promote higher education and to enhance the recognition of the fire and emergency services as a profession to reduce loss of life and property from fire and other hazards. Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Program Mission

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4 Model Fire Science Curriculum: Associate’s

5 Model Curriculum A recommended set of courses which serve as core requirements for any fire science associate degree programA recommended set of courses which serve as core requirements for any fire science associate degree program Common course titles and content can lead to a national core set of knowledge and competencies provided by the fire science programsCommon course titles and content can lead to a national core set of knowledge and competencies provided by the fire science programs

6 Model Curriculum Moves fire service towards a national, unified system of training and educationMoves fire service towards a national, unified system of training and education Minimizes duplication of effortMinimizes duplication of effort Moves firefighting from an occupation to professionMoves firefighting from an occupation to profession

7 Model Curriculum Common Course: Titles Titles Descriptions Descriptions Outcomes Outcomes Outlines Outlines Content (Textbooks) Content (Textbooks)

8 Model Fire Science Curriculum: Core Courses -Fire Prevention -Building Construction for Fire Protection -Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply -Fire Protection Systems -Principles of Emergency Services -Fire Behavior and Combustion

9 Model Fire Science Curriculum: Non-Core Courses -Occupational Health and Safety -Legal Aspects -Hazardous Materials Chemistry -Strategy and Tactics -Fire Administration I -Fire Investigation I (First Responders) -Fire Investigation II (Investigators)

10 Model Fire Science Curriculum: FESHE Baccalaureate Courses

11 Baccalaureate Courses Community and Fire ThreatCommunity and Fire Threat Fire DynamicsFire Dynamics Incendiary Fire Analysis and InvestigationIncendiary Fire Analysis and Investigation Applications of Fire ResearchApplications of Fire Research Fire Protection Structures and Systems DesignFire Protection Structures and Systems Design Managerial Issues in Hazardous MaterialsManagerial Issues in Hazardous Materials Advanced Fire AdministrationAdvanced Fire Administration Analytical Approaches to Public Fire ProtectionAnalytical Approaches to Public Fire Protection Fire Prevention Organization & ManagementFire Prevention Organization & Management Fire Related Human BehaviorFire Related Human Behavior Personnel Management for the Fire ServicePersonnel Management for the Fire Service Political and Legal Foundations of Fire ProtectionPolitical and Legal Foundations of Fire Protection Disaster and Fire Defense PlanningDisaster and Fire Defense Planning

12 FESHE Baccalaureate Curriculum Goals To develop a common body of knowledge in fire, life safety and emergency services, the goals of the FESHE baccalaureate curriculum are to : -Prepare graduates for professional fire and allied service positions in government, business and industry -Provide an interdisciplinary curriculum with studies in fire science, administration and prevention technology leading toward a baccalaureate degree -Develop the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to apply the theories and practices of fire administration and prevention technology effectively -Foster leadership in the preservation of life and property

13 National Model for Fire-Related Higher Education

14 National FESHE Degree Model Associate’s Baccalaureate (DDP) AAPFP CFT FRHB Core Courses PES FH&WS BC FP FPS FB&C Non-Core Courses LA HMC FI-I S&T FA-I OHS FI-II FPOM FPSSD FD AFR PLFFP MIHM IFAI DFDP AFA PMFS

15 Professional Development Model for the Fire and Emergency Services

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17 The National Professional Development Matrix

18 Moves Professional Development Model from concept to realityMoves Professional Development Model from concept to reality Designed for training and certification agencies and academic fire programs to assist the emergency services personnel they serve in their professional development planningDesigned for training and certification agencies and academic fire programs to assist the emergency services personnel they serve in their professional development planning National Professional Development Matrix: Purpose

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20 Thank you! Questions?


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