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New Training Announcement: Exercise Design Course (G139)


July 27, 2010

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM


October 13 and 14, 2010; Hampden, Maine

Course Description:

The Maine Emergency Management Agency and the Penobscot County Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a training seminar for emergency exercise design and evaluation. Emergency managers, emergency services personnel, and individuals who are part of the emergency preparedness and response in communities need to be able to use the fundamentals of exercise simulation and design as an integrated system of resources and capabilities. Skills learned during this program will enable jurisdictions to conduct NIMS required exercises for compliancy.

This course is designed to develop exercising skills in the following areas: Exercise programs: Exercise process: Exercise design steps: Tabletop, functional and full scale exercises: Exercise evaluation: Exercise enhancements: Designing a functional exercise.

Target Audience:

State, county and local emergency management officials having direct responsibility for developing and conducting exercises are eligible to attend. It is encourage that regional teams working in the Homeland Security Emergency Exercise Program also attend the course.

Course Location:

The course will be held at the Town of Hampden Public Safety facility in Hampden, ME located at 106 Western Avenue. Classes will run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Lunch and breaks will be provided, all other expenses are the responsibility of the student.

Contact Michelle Tanguay, 207-945-4750 to register.



Michelle Tanguay, Penobscot EMA


Last update: 07/20/10