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This class is required to meet the Assistant to the Commissioner training law passed in 2006 (TCA 68-102-108). All fire chiefs from recognized Tennessee fire departments hired, elected, or appointed after July 1, 2006 must complete 16 hours of training within one year of becoming the chief (TCA 68-102-108(c)). The 16-hour course includes a variety of subjects including: legal, budgeting, human resources, safety, state requirements, TFIRS, water utilities, etc. Here is the link to the TFACA on-line registration form. For more information contact the TFACA via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name, rank, department, address and phone number.
The MTAS Online Resource (MORe) contains MTAS information previously produced in a publication format. This new resource makes information available to you from any browser on any device. Looking for a previously produced MTAS publication? You can find those housed within the University of Tennessee's Trace system - a link ("See archived pubs") is provided on the navigator under MTAS Services.
MTAS is holding a Level I session on July 19-20 in Johnson City. If you complete all five courses you will earn the EOA Level I certificate. Click here for registration information.
MTAS will host pre-conference sessions this year at the TML conference June 21-22. These classes are in Level II of the EOA and if you complete all five courses you will earn the EOA Level II certificate. Click here for registration information.
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Check here for detailed information on upcoming training events through November. Classes offer various credits toward certifications.
CTAS and MTAS collaborated on an important seminar concerning the Affordable Care Act. In case you missed it or need a refresher the presentation slides are available as well as the recorded session. To view the slides from the presentation click here. To watch the four hour presentation click here. Note: The presentation starts about 8 minutes into the video.
The Annual Fall Conference is set for October 24-25 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro. Visit the TGFOA website at www.tngfoa.org for more information.
May 2013, Issue no. 47 | Past issues
May 2013 | Past issues
Full schedule for 2013 | Click here.
View fact sheet here | Go to CMFO webpage
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