Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Counter Terrorism Task Force

Disaster Management for Public Services (MGT-317)

51 51 people viewed this event.

Course Flyer

Special Course Note: This course is one of four (4) courses within the TEEX Infrastructure Disaster Management Certification Program. All 4 of these courses are scheduled to be hosted at the Northampton County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during 2024. The three (3) other courses and their scheduled dates are:

  • Disaster Management for Water & Wastewater Utilities (held on February 7th & 8th)

  • Disaster Preparedness for Healthcare Organizations within the Community Infrastructure – MGT-341 (held on April 2nd & 3rd)

  • Disaster Management for Electric Power Systems – MGT-345 (scheduled to be held on June 17th & 18th)

*Attendees DO NOT have to attend all four (4) of the courses however, if attendees DO COMPLETE all 4 of the Critical Infrastructure Disaster Management courses they are then eligible to apply for the Infrastructure Disaster Management Certificate. Recipients will receive a 10×13 certificate of Professional Recognition suitable for framing. There is no cost for the program. 

Course Date(s) & Time(s): 16 total hours

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 8am – 5pm

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 8am – 5pm

Course Description: This course brings together planning and management officials who are expected to identify and mitigate hazards, and who plan and manage disaster response and recovery efforts or have emergency management roles within their jurisdictions. Public service stakeholders can extend their knowledge and skills for protecting their communities and critical infrastructure from potential or actual threats. During this course, participants work together in multidisciplinary teams to apply the course information with their professional experience in a variety of hands-on, small group activities, and disaster scenarios.

Topics include: threats to public services; disaster mitigation; disaster planning & management; disaster response & recovery and public information

Target Audience: Emergency management personnel; public works management; utility management; power providers, water authorities, utilities and public works personnel; healthcare and hospital management; public health officials; local emergency personnel; emergency planning directors & managers; emergency preparedness planning personnel; city planning; urban development and private sector stakeholders

Course Prerequisites (Mandatory): N/A

Course Prerequisites (Recommended): IS-100PWb, IS-200, IS-700 & IS-800. Can find these courses online at: FEMA Independent Study courses

Course Location: Northampton County Emergency Operations Center – 100 Gracedale Avenue, Nazareth, PA 18064

Course Registration: Register online at: TEEX MGT-317 Must possess a FEMA Student ID #. Register for FEMA SID by visiting – HERE

Additional Information / Notes: The NEPA Counter Terrorism Task Force provides FREE lunch to attendees during both days of classes. Prior to course delivery, all participants are required to establish a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID) by visiting – HERE.

Inquiries?: Comments, questions or concerns may be directed to Mr. Rob Castner at

To register for this event please visit the following URL: →


Date And Time

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Event Types


Event Category

Share With Friends