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Resources for Fire and Life Safety Educators

Educating the public about fire and life safety is an important mission. On this page you can find resources for the work.

Programs

S.A.F.E. - The Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E) Program provides grants to local fire departments to work with classroom teachers to teach fire and life safety to kids.

Senior SAFE - The Senior SAFE Program provides grants to local fire departments to support fire and life safety education to seniors, who are at the highest risk of dying in fire in the Commonwealth.

Annual Public Fire and Life Safety Education Conference - The Massachusetts Public Fire and Life Safety Education Conference brings together fire and life safety educators from across the state and the nation to share best practices, techniques, and innovations in educating the public about fire and life safety. 

S.A.F.E. and Senior SAFE Grant Writing and Year-End Report Boot Camp -  This workshop will help attendees develop the skills they need to complete the FY 19 S.A.F.E. and Senior SAFE grants, as well as documenting their program in order to fill out the year end report .It will include a discussion on the various aspects of the grants,the tools necessary to complete the applications, an opportunity to begin writing the grants, and a discussion on the need for record keeping and evaluations in order to fill out the year end report. July 16 - Stow; July 26 - Springfield; July 20 - Andover; and July 26 - Carver.

Educational Materials

Curriculum Planning Guidebook supports the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) Program with information about student development, fire safety behaviors and how to teach the behaviors to different age groups, and with resources and ideas about creating lesson plans.

Educational Resources to Borrow

DFS has gear that you can borrow to use in your public education offerings.

Cooking Hazard Prop

Junior Fire Gear

Sparky the Fire Dog

 

 

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