Wisconsin Society of 

Emergency Services Instructors

 

Wisconsin Society of  

Emergency Services Instructors

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

 

W S E S I 
59th ANNUAL 
INSTRUCTORS CONFERENCE

 

February 21-23, 2020 -- Waukesha County Technical College -- Pewaukee, WI

Pre-Conference class: Emergency Services Instructor
Friday Workshop: Captain Chuck Wehrli
Friday Dinner Social
WSESI Annual Meeting
Instructor Development – Three Saturday presentations
NFPA 1403 Compliance for Live Burns
National Fire Academy class – Saturday/Sunday
Sunday Morning Workshop

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PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING: Emergency Services INSTRUCTOR
Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

Experienced WCTC instructors 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 $275.00 includes:
  • Course textbook
  • Handout materials
  • Lunch Mon-Fri.
  • Complimentary pass to Friday’s Social AND Saturday/Sunday!
Tracks A or C available (RSVP for planning, please).

Friday WORKSHOPS at WCTC
Track B Participants: NFPA 1403 – Classroom Session – 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(See below for full details of this track!)

Track A & C Participants:
TRAINING TIPS with Chuck Wehrli
12:00-1:00 PM -- Registration
1:00-5:00 PM -- Workshop Session

 
Captain Chuck Wehrli is a 4th generation member of the Naperville Fire Department. His career started in 1971 as a Paid-on-Call Firefighter. His fulltime career was from 1977 to 2006. He served as Investigation Supervisor, TRT Coordinator, and Alternate District Chief. He teaches for the Romeoville Fire Academy and the National Fire Academy. He is a former original Board member for SUSAR and a former FEMA US&R Safety Officer, and was deployed to Ground Zero on September 11, 2001.

Friday Evening:
DINNER BUFFET SOCIAL
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Included with Conference fee!
 
Instructor of the Year presentation

WSESI 59th
Annual Meeting
- -
Friday, Feb. 21
7:00 PM

SATURDAY/SUNDAY PROGRAM
Held at WCTC
Registration 7:00 AM – Opening Ceremony & Welcome at 8:00 AM.
Continuing program tracks from Friday:
 
TRACK A – INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT
THREE Saturday Presentations:


TRAINING and
SPS 330 COMPLIANCE

Angela White, Director
Wisconsin Fire Training and Education
April Hammond
Wisconsin Dept. of Safety and Professional Services

STEPPING UP YOUR GAME
Deb Westfahl 
Instructional Consultant
Fox Valley Technical College
 
Keeping today’s student engaged and helping them really learn can be challenging.  Come to this session to learn techniques that you can apply immediately in your classroom.  During this session, you will have a chance to apply what you learn to one of your lessons and you will take away proven strategies to improve student learning using a variety of tools and techniques.

CANCER RESEARCH Train-the-Trainer

  
 
 
Division Chief Mark Villalpando
City of Racine F. D.
and Captain Chuck Wehrli
Firefighter Cancer
Support Network

Track A Sunday morning program: The “PROP SHOP”
Training props are only as effective as the instructors using them. This workshop will showcase various props and the techniques that will help you get the most from their use. The session will conclude by joining the NFPA 1403 hands-on session in progress.
 
NFPA-compliant turnout gear is strongly urged for all participants.

TRACK B – NFPA 1403 COMPLIANCE TRAINING
Emphasis on FIXED FACILITY OPERATIONS
David Yakowenko
Racine Fire Dept.
Yak-Attack Innovations & Training, LLC

 
Dave and a staff of experienced live-burn instructors will take you through a complete hands-on experience that will focus on the fixed burn facility environment, balancing realistic learning experiences with the safety of all participants.
Classroom session: Friday 8AM-4PM  –  Practical: Saturday and Sunday 8AM-4PM
  
NFPA-compliant turnout gear, with SCBA & spare tank, is required for all participants
DOCUMENTED FIREFIGHTER I AND FIRE INSTRUCTOR I is required for all participants

TRACK C – National Fire Academy Course:
 
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.
Course Instructor: Chief DARYL RAUSCH, Fort Atkinson FD.
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 https://www.usfa.fema.gov/training/nfa/admissions

 
Class size limit: 30 – Register early!

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

Tracks A and B registration fees
WSESI Member rate
 Non-Member rate
Register by January 21, 2020: 
 $105.00
$120.00 
 After January 21, 2020:
 $115.00
$130.00
 Track C -- NFA Course: 
Incident Safety Officer
 $75.00
$90.00 

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
(paper or online)


Lodging (on your own) is available –
Contact Ingleside Hotel and identify WSESI block
Book early! –– Phone: 1-262-547-0201

   

QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? SUGGESTIONS?

Email:             kgerarden@wsesi.org

Phone:           920-235-5494

TO REGISTER: Complete the form below, or click here to download a paper registration form!

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM for 2020 Annual Conference

 
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