Incident Command System 200 Level

Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 is pleased to partner with Rain Public Planning to provide this school safety learning opportunity.

Participants will learn the concepts and practices needed to utilize ICS functions in school event settings. You will be provided with National Incident Management System, Incident Command System practices, principles, and functions. Working together in school teams, participants will learn through lecture, activities and exercises under the guidance of public safety planning professions.

This training will include the following core ICS functions:

  • Why and Where ICS is Used
  • Chain of Command, Unity of Command, and Unified Command
  • Formal vs. Informal Communication
  • ICS Terms and Organization
  • Expanding and Contracting Event Management
  • ICS Positions, Roles and Functions
  • How to Define Effective Objectives
  • Introduction of an Incident Action Plan
  • How to Conduct Effective Event Briefings
  • Incident Management Tools
  • When and How to Transfer Command

Required for this training is a laptop computer or table capable of viewing PDF and Microsoft documents.

Event Logistics

Friday, Jan. 18th 2019 at 9am-3pm

4500 6th Avenue

Altoona, PA

Location: Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8, Executive Office, Altoona

All participants must enter and exit through the front, main entrance of the IU 8 building

Coffee & Lunch provided

Act 48 approved

Cost: No cost, funded by the PA Standards Aligned System of Support, Safe Schools


Questions on registration contact:

Shelby Petrick

IU 8 Administrative Assistant

(814) 940-0223

For more information contact:

Don Arotin

IU 8 School Safety Coordinator

(814) 262-7392

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