This 1-day course is an introduction to TEMA and emergency management in Tennessee. This course covers the history of emergency management, hazards in Tennessee, the legal basis for emergency management, TEMA’s organization both administratively and during disasters, as well as other introductory topics. The primary audience for this course is TEMA staff and state emergency services coordinators (ESC). Local emergency management directors may attend by coordinating with their regional office.
This five-day course provides participants with an overview of instruction on adult learning, learning objectives and lesson plans, communication skills, instructional delivery, and multimedia. Sections of the training are supported by a series of practical exercises that require the student to perform tasks associated with that lesson. This comprehensive program combines lessons in the methods, approaches, and practical techniques for teaching adult education. The target audience includes but not limited to emergency management personnel who have, or may have, a responsibility to teach training classes to emergency professionals.