The Fire Data and Public Fire Education Unit manages all public fire and safety education programs in the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Technical assistance is provided to local fire departments, health educators, medical and public health professionals, classroom teachers, elder service providers, community and service organizations and others interested in life safety education.

Training on the NFPA’s Remembering When ™ Program March 30-31, 2015  pdf format of Training on the NFPA’s Remembering When ™ Program Ma...
Remembering When Book

The New England National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Education Network representatives are hosting a 2-day training on the NFPA’s Remembering When ™: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults on March 30-31, 2015 at the New Hampshire Fire Academy, Concord, NH. Fire departments and partnering agencies are invited to submit applications pdf format of Training on the NFPA’s Remembering When ™ Program Ma...
 by February 13, 2015. This is a perfect opportunity for Senior SAFE programs here in Massachusetts to get additional training and teaching skills. All training materials, lunches, and breaks are included; travel and lodging are not.

MFA Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Class  pdf format of MFA Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Class

The next Public Fire & Life Safety Educator course, will be held in Devens at the Devens Community Center, 100 Sherman Avenue, Devens on March 19, 20, 26, 27, and April 2. This 5-day program is designed to provide a community with the basis for a solid public education program and is designed, at a minimum, to properly train the fire department's lead S.A.F.E. educator. Topics covered include: child development; how people learn, focusing on different learning styles and the seven intelligences; lesson planning; curricula review; public speaking; program evaluation; and connecting lessons to the curriculum frameworks. The program concludes with students presenting a segment of instruction on a given topic for a specified age group. Registrations for PF&LSE are priority selection.

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The Department of Fire Services is proud to announce that communities who have applied for the S.A.F.E. and Senior SAFE grants are receiving their funding. Congratulations and we look forward to great programs in 2015!

The FY 2014 Year End Report is due on January 30, 2015. If funds have not been spent please fill out an extension form. Those funds must be spent by June 30, 2015. If not, you must return any unspent funds to the Department of Fire Services. 

FY 2014 Year End Report.  pdf format of FY 2014 Year End Report.