Location: Mobile County EOC, 7350 Zeigler Blvd, Mobile, AL 36608
POC: Kim Bouler, 251-460-8036
Techniques used to deliver timely and accurate information in a complex information environment is challenging to any community or organization hosting a mass gathering. This interdisciplinary course brings planners, operators, communication, government, public safety, marketing and public relations professionals together to prepare and/or enhance venue and event communication programs. The course prepares participants to identify and navigate the sport and special event communication landscape before, during, and after an incident.
This course was developed in a partnership effort between The University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (USM/NCS4) and the TEEX National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center (NERRTC).
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for MGT467 course #78055.
Note: Participants enrolled in a TEEX-Instructor Led Webinar must have access to a laptop or mobile device/tablet during the class session to participate in all course sessions as well as complete course testing and evaluations electronically.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Participants must be U.S. citizens. A FEMA Student ID is required to register for and participate in any training provided by FEMA agencies. All FEMA training providers, registration systems, and enrollment procedures are required to use this FEMA SID, which can be obtained at the following website: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid; or with TEEX assistance upon arrival for class.
A Pre-Test and Post-Test are given to measure participants’ understanding of the material. Participants are required to score a 70% or better on the Post-Test and attend 80% of the course hours in order to receive a course certificate of completion.
Attendance is crucial in order to receive credit for this course. All participants must complete a registration form at the beginning of the course, sign the attendance roster for each day of the course, attend 80% of the course hours, and complete the evaluation at the end of the course in order to receive a certificate of completion.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process, and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. The course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirement, for example, a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Participants in a TCOLE credit course must complete the class in its entirety to receive TCOLE credit.
Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.