DHSEM requires all persons taking training to register through the Homeland Security Training Database system. This tool was created to streamline the registration and tracking process. In order to register for training, please go to 

2015 Training Schedule

​Date ​Credit Hours
​HSEEP - Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program ​Buckhannon Hampton Inn
​January 28-29 ​16
​G288 - Local Volunteer and Donations Management
​North Bend State Park ​February 10-11 ​12
​G548 - Continuity of Operations Program Manager ​Cacapon State Park ​March 17-19 ​24
​G386 - Mass Fatalities Incident Response ​Chief Logan State Park ​April 14-15 16​
​G191 - EOC/ICS Interface ​Cannan Valley Resort ​May 20-21 ​8
​G548 - Continuity of Operations Program Manager ​State Police Professional Development Center ​June 23-25 ​24
​Resource Inventory Management ​Robert H. Mollohan Research Center, Fairmont
​July (TBD)
​CERT Program Manager
​State Police Academy
​August (TBD)
​EOC Operations and Planning ​Blackwater Falls State Park ​September (TBD)
​EOC Operations and Planning
​Pipestem State Park ​October (TBD)
​LASER - Active Shooter
​Region 2 ​Fall (TBD)
​LASER - Active Shooter ​Region 5 ​Fall (TBD)
 *Additional HSEEP courses will be available throughout the year. Other opportunities for training will be scheduled, but travel will not be included.


County emergency management directors are required to have 48 hours of training each year. Half of those hours are to be classroom hours while the other half may be independent study hours.

Important Documents

NIMS Training Guidance

Travel Reimbursement Policy.pdfTravel Reimbursement Policy.pdf

Training Resources

Online Registration and Course Listings for DHSEM

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Independent Study

Regional Education Service Agencies (RESAs)
​Region ​Address ​Phone ​Website
​400 Neville Street, Beckley ​304.256.4712
​2001 McCoy Road, Huntington ​304.529.6205
​3942 39th Street, Nitro ​304.766.7655
​404 Old Main Drive, Summersville ​304.842.6440
​2507 9th Avenue, Parkersburg ​304.485.6513
​RESA 6 ​30 GC&P Road, Wheeling ​304.243.0440
​1201 N 15th Street, Clarksburg ​304.624.6554
​109 S College Street, Martinsburg ​304.267.3595
Christian Fernley
State Training Officer