The goal of this course is to enhance the safety and security awareness of individuals responsible for organizing, supervising, and supporting after school activities and interscholastic athletics. This innovative training will provide an online platform for learning while improving the awareness level of security and resilience within school districts and communities hosting special events and interscholastic athletics.
This course was developed in a partnership effort between The University of Southern Mississippi’s National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (USM/NCS4) and the TEEX National Emergency Response and Recovery Training Center (NERRTC).
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
In order to complete this course, you must have:
- internet connection (broadband connection recommended)
- current web browser (i.e., Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge etc.) To prevent issues during your online class be sure that your web browser is updated to the latest version available.
- current versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash
Students participating in FEMA-provided training are required
to provide their FEMA Student Identification (SID) number starting January 1,
2013. Your FEMA SID uniquely identifies you throughout the FEMA organization
and all of its agencies. It serves as your personal identification number and
combines all of your FEMA training records under one account to simplify
tracking of all your FEMA training accomplishments.
Please visit the FEMA SID website to do any of the
To register for your FEMA SID if you do not already have
To retrieve your FEMA SID if you have forgotten it, and
To obtain additional information about the FEMA SID.
Attendance RequirementsOnce enrolled, participants have 6 months to complete the online course.
TopicsIntroduction to Risk Management+Management and Communication Framework+Risk Assessment+Planning and Management+Complexities of Event Management+Professional Development+Risk Management Program Resources
- Emergency managers
- Citizen/Community Volunteers
- Event/site managers
- Event planners
- Directors of fine arts
- Club advisors
- Facility managers
- School resource officers
- Campus security officers
- Campus security directors
- School administrators
- School district superintendents
Continuing Education and Professional Credits0.6 CEUs
As part of a Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) cooperative agreement training program, this course is available at no direct cost to state, county, and local government agencies.
To enroll in this course, participants must be US citizens and must possess or obtain a FEMA student identification number (SID).
To obtain a FEMA SID navigate to the following URL: https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid
Government ProgramsFor DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact NERRTC@teex.tamu.edu or call (844) 789-5673