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Training Announcement: L-550 Continuity Planners Train-the-Trainer Workshop

 

June 18, 2014

 

FEMA Region I National Preparedness Division & USCG Sector Northern New England will sponsor the FEMA course L-550 Continuity Planners Train-the-Trainer Workshop Tuesday and Wednesday, August 5th and 6th, 2014 in Scarborough.

Course Description:

The Continuity of Operations (COOP) Planning Course (L-550) assists senior officials and continuity planners in their COOP plan development.

This course is based on the guidance to Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies for developing Continuity of Operations plans and programs. COOP plans facilitate the performance of essential functions during any situation which may disrupt normal operations. This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to improve the overall quality and workability of your department/agency COOP plan.

Students are encouraged to bring their organizations' continuity plans to training, if security classification allows.

When:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, August 5th and 6th, 2014
  • 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Where:

Cabela’s (Classroom located in the Retail Store)
100 Cabela Boulevard
Scarborough, ME 04074

Eligibility:

Public and private sector planners responsible for Continuity of Government (COG) and/or Continuity of Operations.

How to Apply:

Please fill out FEMA Form 119-25-1 and submit to:

There is no charge for this course. However, all participants must cover their own travel expenses.

Prerequisites:

IS-235b, Emergency Planning, is recommended.

Application Deadline:

  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Course Manager and Points of Contact:

Nate Spada
Regional Continuity Manager
DHS-FEMA Region I
(617) 832-4745 - Office
(617) 513-1290 - Mobile
Nathan.Spada@fema.dhs.gov

Arn M. Heggers, Civilian
Preparedness Specialist
USCG Sector Northern New England
207) 741-5439
Arn.M.Heggers@uscg.mil

 

Course Flyer (.pdf format)