• Safety Training for Emergency Preparedness at Schools


    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Courses
  • It is recommended that CJUSD employees take and complete the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) courses listed below.  It is mandatory that all campus safety and site administrators complete each of the courses.  When you complete a course you will receive an e-mail containg your Certificate of Completion.  Copies of the Certificates of Completion must be forwarded to the Securities Manager, John Sachs at john_sachs@cjusd.net. 


    ICS 700 - National Incident Command System  (Click on the link to begin the course and then click on "Begin the Training" button.)
    This course introduces you to the National Incident Management System (NIMS), which provides a nationwide template for incident response. In this course, you learn the concepts and principles of NIMS.  You should take this course before taking any of the other courses offered in this series.  

    ICS 800 - National Response Network   (Click on the link to begin the course and then click on "Begin" button.)
    This FEMA course provides an introduction to the concepts and objectives of the National Response Framework.  You will also learn the roles and responsibilities of entities in the National Response Framework and how planning relates to national preparedness. 

    ICS 100 SCa - Introduction to the Inciedent Command System for Schools  (Click on the link to begin the course and then click on "Begin" button.)
    This FEMA course covers the roles and responsibilities in the Incident Comman System (ICS) and shows you how basic ICS principles can be applied in school-based incidents.  It also prepares you to interface with community response personnel during an incident.   Prerequisite:  CIS 700

    ICS 200 - ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 
    (Click on the link to begin the course and then click on "Begin the Training" button.)
    This FEMA course prepares you to supervise or manage an incident using the Incident Command System.  Prerequisite:  ICS 700 and ICS 100


    IS 317 - Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)  (Click on the link to begin the course and then click on "Course Overview".
    This lesson provides an overview of the CERT role in disaster preparedness and response.  It also covers what you will learn in other lessons about CERT organization and activities.

    IS 366 - Planning for the Needs of Children in Disasters   (Click on the link to begin the course and then click on "Begin" button.)
    The purpose of this course is to provide guidance for Emergency Managers and implementers of children's programs about meeting the unique needs that arise among children as a results of a disaster or emergency.



    CA Government Code 3100 - Disaster Service Workers
    It is hereby declared that the protection of the health and
    safety and preservation of the lives and property of the people of the state from the effects of natural, manmade, or war-caused emergencies which result in conditions of disaster or in extreme peril to life, property, and resources is of paramount state importance requiring the responsible efforts of public and private agencies and individual citizens. In furtherance of the exercise of the police power of the state in protection of its citizens and resources, all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law.

    California city, county or state agency or public district employees are, by law, Disaster Service Workers.  The roles and responsibilities for Disaster Service Workers are authorized by the California Emergency Services Act and are defined in the California Code.  (California Government Code 3100-3102;  Labor code 3211.92 (b)).