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1 Emergency Management Institute Higher Education Program Emergency Management Institute Emmitsburg, MD May 1, 2014

2  Serve as the Nation’s leading focal point for emergency management higher education  Foster the professionalization of the field via education efforts  Contribute to a more resilient Nation by creating a cadre of professional emergency managers Mission 1

3  Increase Collegiate Study of Hazards, Disasters, and Emergency Management (EM)  Enhance EM Professionalism  Support Development of Academic Discipline of EM  Long-Term: More Effective Collegiate Role in EM and Disaster Reduction Goals 2

4 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003  Emergency Management Programs – 282  74 – Certificate, Diploma, Focus-Area, or Minor  51 – Associate Programs  60 – Bachelor Programs  88 – Master Programs  9 – Doctorate Programs  148 – U.S. Homeland Security/Defense and Terrorism Programs  16 – International Disaster Relief/Humanitarian Assistance Programs  30 – Public Health, Medical and Related Programs  34 – Related Programs Emergency Management Collegiate Programs 3

5  Assistance to colleges and universities  Maintenance of “College List”  Development of College Courses and Books  Compilation of EM and HS Course Syllabi  Proposals Compendium  Letters of Support and Consultation  Partnerships – Development Partners Activities – I 4

6 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003  EM Higher Education Symposium at EMI  Virtual Symposia/Webinars  Focus Groups  Website - https://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/eduhttps://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/edu Activities – II 5

7  June 2-5, 2014  Workshops on June 2  Plenary and breakout sessions June 3-5  15 th EM Higher Education Conference  Approximately 400 academics and practitioners  163 U.S. colleges and universities  31 Student volunteers;18 Break-out session reporters  15 Representatives from 6 foreign countries  138 Presenters; 34 Moderators Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium 6

8 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003  Virtual format started in FY 2013  Series of four symposia  Topics of general interest to academics in EM  Opportunity for year-round discussion on topics vital to advancing higher education EM  Continues as the Higher Education Webinar series Virtual Symposia and Webinars 7

9 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003  Associate Degree Curriculum Outcomes  Emergency Management Disciplinary Purview  Emergency Management Research Standards  Higher Education Program Accreditation  Synergizing Training and Education Focus Groups 8

10 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003  Develop means for FEMA employees and students to receive college credit for EMI courses  Revise courses  Flood Plain Management  Disaster Response Operations and Management  Research and Analysis Methods in EM  Technology and Emergency Management  New courses  Community Recovery Planning  History of Emergency Management Future Activities 9

11  L-363 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education  G-367 Emergency Planning for Campus Executives  E-390 Integrating Emergency Management Education into Your Institution  IS-100.HE Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS) for Higher Education EMI Courses for Higher Education 10

12 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003 EMI Courses for Active Shooter  IS-360: Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: A Guide for Schools, Higher Education, and Houses of Worship ( )  IS-907: Active Shooter: What You Can Do (3/17/11)  E/L-363: Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education  Course contains an optional active shooter exercise 11

13 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003 FEMA Higher Education Program Contact Dr. Houston Polson Director, Emergency Management Higher Education Program

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15 Presenter’s Name June 17, 2003 EMI Higher Education Contacts C. Lillian Virgil Chief, Mitigation Branch Emergency Management Institute Federal Emergency Management Agency Emmitsburg, MD Phone: Dr. Houston Polson Director, Emergency Management Higher Education Program Tina Hovermale Training Specialist & Course Manager for L


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