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SAFE-D 2022 On-Demand Training

SAFE-D has arranged to provide on-demand courses to allow ESD commissioners to obtain certified training on their own schedule. Texas A&M V.G. Young's Institute of County Government has certified courses listed here for ESD Commissioner Training Credit. These courses expire Dec. 31, 2022. If you have questions regarding any of the offerings, email admin@safe-d.org.

 

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ABCs of ESDs (Click here to register)

This is an introductory course designed for persons who are just getting involved with Emergency Services Districts or for veterans who would like a refresher course. Students will get an overview of ESD issues. Texas A&M's V.G. Young Institute of County Government has certified this training for 2.5 hours of ESD Commissioner Training Credit. This presentation is made possible in part by support from VFIS of Texas.

 

Ken Campbell-Ask Me Anything (Click here to register)

Longtime ESD Attorney Ken Campbell – who’s also a volunteer firefighter and ESD commissioner – sits down with SAFE-D to answer questions on legal issues that face Texas emergency services districts. This isn’t legal advice – districts will need to consult their own counsel for that – but it’s a broad-brush look at how to address legal topics that arise frequently for ESDs. Cost is only $75/representative of SAFE-D member ESD or affliated services provider; $125/nonmember. Texas A&M's V.G. Young Institute of County Government has certified this online training for one hour of ESD Commissioner Training Credit. This presentation is made possible in part by support from Martinez Architects.

 

Respect in the Workplace (Click here to register)

Noted Labor Law Attorney Judy Osborn helps ESDs navigate the minefields of sexual harassment and other sensitive employer-employee interactions in this important webcast. Texas A&M's V.G. Young Institute of County Government has certified this on-demand training for one hour of ESD Commissioner Training Credit. Cost is $75 for SAFE-D members; $125 for nonmembers. This presentation is made possible in part by support from Radcliffe Bobbitt Adams Polley PLLC .

 

TIFMAS (Click here to register)

Join SAFE-D and TIFMAS Coordinators Chief J.J. Wittig (Travis County ESD No. 3) and Chief Carter Johnson (Montgomery County ESD No. 6) as they discuss the major role that TIFMAS plays in keeping all Texans safe. How can your ESD participate - when you need help or can offer help? This presentation is made possible in part by support from Government Capital Corporation.