Wisconsin Society of

Emergency Services Instructors

 

Wisconsin Society of

Emergency Services Instructors

 
 








Chippewa Valley
Technical College
EMERGENCY SERVICES
EDUCATION CENTER 
3623 Campus Rd*
Eau Claire, WI


57th ANNUAL INSTRUCTORS CONFERENCE


FEBRUARY 23-25, 2018

  • Pre-Conference class: Emergency Services Instructor
  • Friday Workshop: Chief Rick Kolomay
  • Friday Dinner Social
  • WSESI Annual Meeting
  • Saturday Workshop: Mark von Appen
  • Two National Fire Academy classes – Saturday/Sunday
  • Sunday Morning Roundtable
 


Sleep Inn & Suites 
Conference Center 
5872 33rd Ave*
Eau Claire, WI
(Friday Social & Annual Meeting)
*The two venues are approximately a 10-minute drive apart via 60th Street.

PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING:

Emergency Services INSTRUCTOR

Monday, February 19 through Friday, February 23 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


Red Van Ert of Chippewa Valley Technical College will conduct this course; it is the prescribed class for those seeking certification as Wisconsin Fire Instructor I, and prerequisite for Fire Officer candidates.


Course fee of $250.00 includes:

  • Course textbook
  • Handout materials
  • Lunch Mon-Fri.
  • Complimentary pass to Friday’s Social AND Saturday/Sunday!*

(*RSVP for planning, please)


Class will be limited to 30 students. Register TODAY!

Friday Afternoon WORKSHOP
At CVTC ESEC
12:00-1:00 PM Registration
1:00-5:00 PM Workshop Session

“Training Is No Accident”
Presented by
Chief Rick Kolomay
Carol Stream F. D. (ret.)

With thirty-five years of local and national fire service instruction, personal stories of mentors, victims of accidents, and actual training successes and failures will be shared with the goal of encouraging firefighters, company officers, instructors, and chief officers sound instructional methods, and strong leadership principles.

“If they can’t say it, they can’t show it, they don’t know it” – 
District Chief Bennie L. Crane, Chicago Fire Department
 

Friday Evening:
DINNER BUFFET SOCIAL
Included with Conference fee!
5:30 – 7:00 PM

Grand Valley Room

Sleep Inn & Suites

Conference Center

 

WSESI 57th
Annual Meeting –
Friday  at 7:00 PM

SATURDAY/SUNDAY PROGRAM
Held at Emergency Services Education Center
Registration 7:00 AM – Opening Ceremony & Welcome at 8:00 AM.
THREE tracks to choose from:


TRACK A – All-day Saturday Course:

FULLY INVOLVED

Mark vonAppen
Fully Involved
Learn, Coach, 
Lead, Ignite

FULLY INVOLVED is geared toward fire service professionals who wish to expand abilities in leadership. Presentation is aimed at anyone who wishes to lead at any level. It is about creating a culture that works. FULLY INVOLVED provides tools to create a pact that is applicable to all levels of the organization.


Track A Sunday Roundtable:
PRACTICAL TRAINING THAT WORKS
For EMS and Fire
What are current training methods that are working, outside of the traditional classroom? Discussion from some of the leaders in this area that are applying methods that are gaining recognition and reaching students. Empowering the class to strive and meet the demands of the current job market is the key to their success, additionally their success is the reason we are here. Please bring questions and topics for discussion.
 
TRACK B – 
your choice of TWO
National Fire Academy Courses:

Track B1: EMS FUNCTIONS IN ICS (F0166)
In this two-day course, students will practice use of the Incident Command System (ICS) in coordination with other public safety responders.

-OR-

Track B2: INCIDENT SAFETY OFFICER
(F0729)
This two-day course examines the Safety Officer's role at emergency responses. A specific focus on operations within an Incident Command System (ICS) as a Safety Officer is a main theme. Response to all-hazards types of situations will be emphasized.

NFA classes run Saturday and Sunday – 
8AM to 5PM
All participants must have a 
FEMA Student ID number, and submit the 
NFA Short Form Application 
both can be found at


Class size limit: 30 in each NFA class

CONFERENCE FEES: Include programs, Friday buffet, breaks, and lunches

Conference Fees
 WSESI Members
 Non-Members
Register by January 19, 2018:
$75.00 
$90.00 
Register After January 19, 2018
 $85.00
 $100.00
WSESI MEMBERS – Renewing your membership?  Include your dues with your conference registration!
(Remember to update contact information per renewal notice)
Joining / Returning? Include membership application.

Lodging (on your own) is available under 
WSESI Instructors – 
State rate schedule applies.

Book early! – Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center
Phone: 1-715-874-2900

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM for 2018 Annual Conference

Thank you for your online registration. When your payment is received, a brief confirmation e-mail will be sent; a printed receipt will be made available at the door.
Thanks again!
Kevin G.
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