Leadership in Supervision: Frameworks to Success W0648

Course only available to on-campus weekend program students.
Curriculum: Leadership and Executive Development
Training Specialist

Dave Donohue
301-447-1094

Delivery type
2-day on-campus
Continuing education units
1.4
ACE recommendation
In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, one semester hour in leadership.

This two-day course provides the supervisor with the knowledge and skills to perform successfully in the fire and emergency medical services (EMS) environments. The course addresses professionalism, resilience, emotional intelligence, and situational awareness, as well as managing conflict, delegating mentoring, coaching, empowering, and building collaboration and synergy for professional growth.

Student pre-course materials and course syllabus:

Selection criteria

The primary target audience for this course are those individuals who are at the first line level of supervision. For purposes of student selection first line level is considered to be those at the Company Officer or Unit (fire prevention, fire education, communications, EMS, etc.) Supervisor level.

More specifically primary selection criteria are as follows:

  • First line supervisors in fire and emergency medical services organizations.
  • Fire and emergency medical services personnel due for promotion/appointment to a first line supervisory position within 18 months.
  • Fire and emergency medical services personnel who are regularly assigned acting supervisory positions.

Fire and EMS personnel currently enrolled in the National Fire Academy Managing Officer Program will be provided priority selection.

The secondary target audiences are fire and EMS personnel at the first line management level (Chief Officer or above). Students at this level may be given consideration on a space available basis.

Prerequisites

ICS-100-level and ICS-200-level training. Preferred courses are Q0462 and Q0463, available through NFA Online. Chief's signature attests that the applicant has completed this required training.

Post-course requirements

None

Upcoming offerings

Apply online if you are interested in attending a state or national weekend program.
Dates Availability Location Contact(s) CCP Train-the-Trainer?
November 14 - 15, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

Dereck Baker
Training Coordinator
Virginia Department of Fire Programs
703-259-2325
dereck.baker@vdfp.virginia.gov

Course coordination plan
November 21 - 22, 2020 Cancelled Emmitsburg, Maryland

Monna Gillespie
Administrative Assistant
North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal
919-647-0088
monna.gillespie@ncdoi.gov

Kim Williams
Deputy Director
North Carolina Office of the State Fire Marshal
919-647-0089
kim.williams@ncdoi.gov

Course coordination plan
April 17 - 18, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Brian Benstead
Deputy Chief
NYS Divsion of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - Office of Fire Prevention & Control
716-847-3934
brian.benstead@dhses.ny.gov

John Gilmore
State Fire Training Director
NYS Divsion of Homeland Security & Emergency Services - Office of Fire Prevention & Control
518-242-5249
john.gilmore@dhses.ny.gov

Course coordination plan
May 1 - 2, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

James Graves
Director
Maine Fire Service Institute
207-844-2078
jgraves@smccme.edu

Jason Wheeler
Maine State Weekend Coordinator
Maine Fire Service Institute
207-844-2078
mestwkd@hotmail.com

Course coordination plan
June 26 - 27, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Jack Smith
Superintendent
Ohio Fire Academy
614-644-0523
jack.smith@com.state.oh.us

Course coordination plan
July 10 - 11, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Mike Dunlap
Education Specialist, NFA Coordinator
South Carolina Fire Academy
803-896-9842
mike.dunlap@llr.sc.gov

Bonita Watters
Curriculum Manager
South Carolina Fire Academy
803-896-4074
bonita.watters@llr.sc.gov

Course coordination plan
July 31, 2021 - August 1, 2021 Emmitsburg, Maryland

Terri Brooks
Administrative Officer I
Pennsylvania State Fire Academy
717-247-3747
tebrooks@pa.gov

Course coordination plan

Student comments

Important for improving management level awareness, decision making, and overall improvements from the top down! Makes you critically think.