Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM)
Emergency Management Courses
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Free DHS Courses
National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
The NDPC is comprised of seven members possessing core competencies
that span the entire homeland security enterprise domain. Click here for a short video on
The NDPC and their Partners
CDP • CENTER FOR DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS
Expertise: Prevention, deterrence and response to CBRNE hazards and healthcare/public
health mass casualty
LSU-NCBRT • NATIONAL CENTER FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH AND
TRAINING AT LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Expertise: Biological, law enforcement, and agro terrorism response
NNSA-CTOS • NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION/
CTOS-CENTER FOR RADIOLOGICAL/NUCLEAR TRAINING AT THE NEVADA
NATIONAL SECURITY SITE
Expertise: Prevention, deterrence and response to radiological/nuclear attacks
NMT-EMRTC • THE ENERGETIC MATERIALS RESEARCH AND TESTING
CENTER AT NEW MEXICO TECH
Expertise: Explosive and incendiary attacks
TEEX-NERRTC • TEXAS A&M ENGINEERING EXTENSION SERVICE,
NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND RESCUE TRAINING CENTER
Expertise: Cyber security, crisis communications, executive and elected officials education,
hazardous materials awareness and operations, health and medical services, incident
management, infrastructure protection, search and rescue, threat and risk assessment, and
training gap analyses
UH-NDPTC • NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER
AT UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
Expertise: Natural disasters, coastal communities, islands & territories & underserved
TTCI-SERTC TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY CENTER, INC..
Expertise: Rail and surface transportation safety, integrity and security research and testing;
security and emergency response in surface transportation
Texas Recovery Housing Summit - September 11-12, 2019 PowerPoint Briefing
FEMA has just released the revised ICS 300 and ICS 400 courses. A PowerPoint for the ICS Rollout was presented during the Webinar. With the rollout of these updated courses, all ICS Instructors are required to be current and maintain relevance with their students. Additionally, as part of the current instructor requirements, instructors will be provided a link to an EMI website where they will take an online instructor exam for the new ICS 300 and ICS 400. Certificates of completion will be forwarded to this office as part of the requirement. The Test is available and required for all current instructors. Email the training unit to get the password for the exams. This password is not to be shared with anyone. The Password will only be given once you have uploaded and all the above courses to your www.preparingtexas.org account. Once verified, we will email you the password.
September is National Preparedness Month
For more information and details please log into the FEMA Community Page.
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION** The National Emergency Training Center is implementing an “online application” process. They will continue to accept paper applications for a short period of time.
For the Emergency Management Institute: all EMI resident courses are available for online submissions starting October 1, 2019.
For the National Fire Academy: all NFA resident courses are available for online submissions starting with the open enrollment period which begins October 15, 2019 (for the classes to be offered April through September 2020). The state weekends will also be available for online submission.
The link for applying online is https://training.fema.gov/onlineadmissions/ .
ICS Instructor Information
ICS 300 and ICS 400 Rollout Webinar Presentation
• Preparedness Update for September 2019 NEW
• Latest Issue of Texas Emergency Management Online NEW