The Upper Allen Township Volunteer Fire Company will host a two day training program on November 8 and 9, 2014.
“Leading in Today’s Emergency Services”
Leading in Today’s Emergency Services is a ‘hands-on’ workshop features a collaborative leadership model that explores group communication, trust and respect, group dynamics, problem-solving skills and leadership styles. Embracing best practices, our instructors will facilitate in defining leadership and promoting how successful officers lead. Team building exercises will be interspersed throughout the session, along with opportunities to weave the participants’ own experiences into the learning process.
The lead instructor is Michael Prete, Assistant Fire Chief, Montgomery Co. (MD) Fire-Rescue (ret.) Chief Prete recently retired as the Assistant Fire Chief at Montgomery County (MD) Fire and Rescue Services. With nearly 35 years of experience, he served as the Executive Chief. He managed daily operational and administrative issues for about 1100 full time personnel. With national and state instructor certifications, he has served as an adjunct instructor for the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, NIMS Instructor for MEMA, Anne Arundel Community College adjunct instructor, Practical Incident Control Training lead instructor and holds various certifications in public safety.
The location of the class is at the Upper Allen Twp. Fire Company 104 Gettysburg Pike in Mechanicsburg, PA. The program will start at 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM each day.
Class size is limited. The cost of the program is $190 per student. Pre-registration is required for the program by October 25, 2014. For additional information contact Chief James Salter at firstname.lastname@example.org.