FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

2012 Continuing Education Opportunities

There are seats available for floodplain management courses at EMI that have been pre-approved for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) for CFMs.

EMI courses are offered at the Emmitsburg, MD campus and are FREE for local and state government employees to attend. FEMA reimburses travel expenses and provides housing for state and local government employees attending EMI courses. Attendees or their employers pay for the campus meal ticket (about $100 per week).

You can find the EMI Course Schedule and application materials on the EMI website.


2012 Calendar Year

E601 MTP: Mgmt. & Supervision of Training Mar. 12-15, 2012 (12 Core CECs)

E273 Managing Floodplain Development thru  NFIP Mar. 19-22, 2012 (12 Core CECs)

E602 MTP: Performance & Needs Analysis Mar. 19-22, 2012 (6 Parallel CECs)

E605 MTP: Instructional Delivery Mar. 26-29, 2012 (12 Core CECs)

E172 HAZUS MH for Flood Oct. 17-20, 2012 (12 Core CECs)

To Apply Applications for course vacancies must be received at least 6 weeks before the course start date for the applicant to be considered for the course. Vacancies within 6 weeks of the course start date shall only be filled from the established wait list, so it’s important to apply early!

Click here for more information or contact the Admissions Office at (301) 447-1035. Send completed applications to your State Training Officer for approval. The State will then forward them to Admissions. If interested, apply immediately!

EMI Courses

EMI is located in Emmitsburg, MD and all EMI courses found on the ASFPM Event Calendar include a course number preceded by the letter “E”. Field deployed versions of these courses offered within the states have the same titles and course numbers but are preceded by the letter “L”. The best way to search on ASFPM’s Event Calendar for these courses is to search for the course number- for example, search for “273” to pull all postings for E273 and L273 courses. Click here for a pre-approved CEC list of EMI courses.

FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers a diverse selection of more than 400 floodplain and emergency management courses available to Local, State, Tribal floodplain and emergency managers, Federal partners, volunteer organizations and first responders from across the country. This year FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute commemorates 60 years of emergency management training.