OAEM Continuing Professional Development


  • OAEM and FESTI host the FEMA Public Information Officer Awareness Training Certificate Course with FEMA Instructor Rob Keller (PIO/JIC) at the Fire and Emergency Services Training Institute (FESTI) in Mississauga. This 3 day, in person course will take place on April 8-10, 2024. We are running a wait list for the April course and accepting expressions of interest for a course in the fall of 2024. Please inquire with Lynn McLarnon, OAEM Corporate Manager at administration@oaem.ca for details. 

  • Scribe Training for the EOC: Decision Making and Documentation with Training Facilitator Monique Rollin. Join OAEM for a 1 day virtual workshop. The workshop will provide education and training on the importance of the EOC Scribe function during emergency management response and introduce methods and best practices to develop note keeping skills. Space is limited to 25 participants. OAEM Member rate: $100.00 per participant and non-OAEM member rate: $150. Registration is now open for the March 18th course offering.  

  • Learn about the Ontario Municipal Management Institute (OMMI) Emergency Management Specialist Accreditation; a facilitated workshop with guest speakers Bill McKim, Executive Director OMMI and Kathy Branton, Vice Chair OMMI CMM Accreditation Committee. The workshop is scheduled on Tuesday, March 5th from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. via ZOOM. Registration is now open!