Maryland

USFA & Women In Fire to Host First-Ever Women’s Weekend

The U.S. Fire Administration, in partnership with Women in Fire, is pleased to host their first-ever Women’s Weekend at the National Fire Academy (NFA). This is an outstanding opportunity for personal growth, professional development, and networking through courses taught by world-class instructors on a beautiful campus in our own “back yard”.

The two-day event scheduled will offer seven different two-day NFA classes. All are welcomed to attend.

What: Women’s Weekend at the National Fire Academy

When: June 24 and 25, 2023 (Saturday and Sunday)

Where: National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland

Cost: Free of charge – Lodging provided at the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) free of charge. Those staying on campus will need to purchase a meal ticket. Commuters will need to purchase a meal ticket for the meals they will have on campus and for breaks. Travel stipends will not be provided.

Register: Click here to register

Audience: Fire and EMS personnel (career/volunteer/combination – structural, airport, wildland, prevention, etc.,)

Questions: Eriks Gabliks, NFA Superintendent [email protected] or 301-447-1308

Classes being offered:

  • W0296 – Command and Control for Initial Company Officer (new class)
  • W0146 – EMS Leadership (new class)
  • W0770 – Fire Investigation First Responder
  • W0635 – Best Practices in Community Risk Reduction
  • W0722 – Health and Safety Program Manager
  • W0637 – WUI: Fire Adapted Communities – Introduction and Leadership
  • W0646 – Leadership in Supervision: Creating Environments for Professional Growth