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1 National Preparedness Division DHS / FEMA Region I Russ Webster Federal Preparedness Coordinator

2 FEMA outreach to HIEDs in New England Campus Emergency Plans Internships Connecting to other HIEDs & Private sector EM Academic Programs Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

3 HiEd Center of Excellence Program  Grants/Resource Opportunities  Annual HiEd Conference  Quarterly Webinars  Integration w/local, county, state EM-HLS hierarchy  Integration of programs (PS, CERT, STEP, etc)  Standardize EM plans on/around campuses  Internships & employment opportunities  Involvement with the greater community  Campus CERT  Technical support (Volunteers, engineering, GIS, etc.)  College Exemplars/SMEs/fed CoEs Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

4  Requested assistance with SEMPs  Competitive Training Grant Program (CTGP) Recipient  Strong Leadership as recommended by RIEMA  Standard brief yields added concerns and emphasis areas (LEO relations, VT scenario, student mental health assessments) Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

5  Pursuing FEMA Emergency Management Curricula  Cross-connect to UCONN SEMP exemplar (previous CTGP recipient)  Possible C-CERT via MSU CTGP  Referral to Purdue for mental health forms  Coordinated with TSA for November 2009 URI to host state-wide behavioral detection training  Referral to UCONN DOE EMHE recipient  EMI’s L363 at all 6 states over next 2 years  Pursuing CoE Status Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

6  Longest-tenured EM program in New England  Solid campus emergency management plans  Concern for EM students’ motivation due employment issues  Interest in STEP  Summer Camp Program opportunities Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

7  Coordination for STEP taught by cadets in nearby schools  Co-development of summer preparedness program for camp students  NEDRIX internship opportunities  FEMA non-voting federal liaison Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

8 Prior - 2008  20 schools engaged  1 school as active partner  Outreach mainly based on EMI academic frame with safety planning 2009 - 2010 – 50 + schools engaged – 4 schools are active partners – Outreach multifaceted, and based on input from HIED needs Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

9  Region I Second Annual HiEd Conference  Quarterly Webinar Series  L-363: Multi-hazard Emergency Management for Higher Education Course Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

10 Pilot YEAR- 2008-2009 Despite original goal of being in 6 schools… Pilot YEAR- 2008-2009 Despite original goal of being in 6 schools… 40 + schools, 2 scout programs 4,400 students 100 + instructors

11 Current School Year- 2009-2010 Despite original goal of being in 2.5 % of schools… Current School Year- 2009-2010 Despite original goal of being in 2.5 % of schools… 20,000 students signed up 300 + schools 22% of New England's 4 th /5 th graders

12  Follow-up to 2 nd Annual HiEd Conf, York County CC (Presidents/Chancellors’ course)  “Anchor” schools est. RI, MA (URI, MMA); NH & VT?  Fed sponsored college/university info quarterly webinars (NWS-NOAA, NCS4, LLIS, S&T, CHDS, CoEs, Grants, EMI, USDOE Campus Attacks)  Coordination w fed agencies interacting with colleges  Joint IAEM UCC/FEMA Region I Planning  FEB 2010: L363 Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for HiEd Institutions at URI (replicate)  June 7-9 EMI HiEd Conference Presentation Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

13  Working w the states, Change New England’s Preparedness Culture markedly  Enhance individual preparedness thru integrated educational programs  Connect age groups through EM/HLS educational programs  Provide alternative EM educational programs for high school, Outward Bound, Scouts  Enhance EM/HLS knowledge base thru HiEd “network”; connecting them with their EM communities, exemplars, fed centers of excellence & others Emergency Management for Higher Education Institutions

14 QUESTIONS? FEMA Region I Federal Preparedness Coordinator W. Russ Webster william.webster@dhs.gov


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