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New York State Emergency Management Certification Academy

Overview:

The Inaugural New York State Emergency Management Certification (NYS-EMC) Academy provides instruction for three tiers of participants.

The program is intended to be a comprehensive initiative combining CEMPs, risk and threat assessments, training, and certification for the emergency response community.

Purpose:

The NYS-EMC Academy has been developed to support Governor Cuomo’s strategy of creating unified training, education, communication, and response protocols. This innovative training initiative will achieve a uniform, cohesive approach to aggressively managing emergencies throughout New York State resulting in better protection of its residents, visitors, and property. The NYS-EMC Academy certification is required for grant submission eligibility for any DHSES administered grant for both County Chief Executives and Emergency Managers.

Registration:

Please send email to: EmCertProgram@dhses.ny.gov

 

Documents and Forms:

Reimbursement forms can be mailed to:

Administration & Finance
Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services
State of New York
1220 Washington Avenue
Building 7A, Floor 5
Albany, NY 12242
Attn:  Dawn McGinnis

Or scanned and emailed to DmcGinnis@dhses.ny.gov