MFA Public Fire and Life Safety Educator Class
The next Public Fire & Life Safety Educator course will be held in Hanover at the Hanover Town Hall, 550 Hanover St., Hanover, on March 22, 24, 29, 31 and April 7. 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.
Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer Training - The DFS Sprinkler Orientation Training program is designed to familiarize fire departments with the Department of Fire Service’s Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer / Fire Safety House. Upon completion of this program, students will understand the value of residential sprinklers and their role in helping to keep firefighters and civilians safe. Students, through hands-on participation, will also become familiarized with the setup and operation of the Sprinkler Demonstration Trailer. NOTE: This training is required before a fire department can use the Department of Fire Services sprinkler demonstration trailer and training will include live fire demonstrations.
Course date: June 30, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Location: DFS, 1 State Road, Stow MA Room A118
Directions for reserving the trailer, emergency contacts and lesson plans are now available
You can also review the student guidebook on powerpoint. file size 18MB
Public Educator Certification
Public Fire and Life Safety Educator I Certification Examination Schedule Now Available - The latest edition of the Public and Life Safety Educator I Examination schedule has been posted on the web. All who qualify are encouraged to pursue the opportunity to become Public and Life Safety Educators. Click here for the examination schedule, application and overview form and skill sheet.
Certification is a credential that provides the Fire and Life Safety Educator greater credibility with our school partners. It demonstrates that an individual is a serious professional that has studied, practiced and met certain standards. We hope folks will pursue this certification.