Emergency Management/Homeland Security & ICS Training

GCD works with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the Mississippi Office of Homeland Security, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the Mississippi Board of Animal Health to provide training, seminars, and workshops for local government and emergency management officials. 

Services include:

  • Continuing education and professional development certifications for local emergency managers in partnership with the Mississippi Civil Defense Emergency Management Association. 
  • Coordination of certification programs for 911 call center telecommunicators and directors in conjunction with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety’s Board of Standards & Training. 
  • Training for emergencies in wilderness and remote environments.
  • National Incident Management System training in Incident Command System (ICS) for elected and appointed local and state officials. 

ICS training provided by GCD personnel includes:

  • ICS 100/200/700
  • ICS 300
  • ICS 400


For more information, contact Anne Howard Hilbun at anneh@ext.msstate.edu or by phone at 662-325-3141, or visit the MS 911 website at www.ms911coordinators.org.

ICS training dates and locations are also listed on the GCD calendar