At the Center for Public Safety Excellence® (CPSE®) we are excited to bring you the latest learning opportunities to advance your department and career.

CPSE 2024 Summer Symposium – Atlanta, GA

  • August 5-7 – Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services Workshop
  • August 6 – Advanced Accreditation Workshop
  • August 7 – In-Person CFAI Peer Assessor Training Program

Click here for all Summer Symposium Workshops

Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services Workshop – 3 Days, In-Person

Civilian Workshops

  • September 4-6 – City of Marion Fire Department, Marion, IA

  • September 10-12 – Renton Regional Fire Authority, Renton, WA

  • September 18-20 – Geneva Fire Department, Geneva, IL

  • September 24-26 – Idaho National Laboratory Fire Department, Idaho Falls, ID

  • September 25-27 – Augusta Fire Department, Augusta, GA

  • September 30-October 2 – Washington Township Fire Department, Dayton, OH

  • October 7-9 – Henrico County Division of Fire, Henrico, VA

  • October 15-17 – Charleston Fire Department, Charleston, SC

  • October 21-23 – Poudre Fire Authority, Fort Collins, CO

  • November 5-7 – Bryan Fire Department, Bryan, TX

  • November 19-21 – Louisville Fire Department, Louisville, KY

Click here for for more information and to register for civilian workshops. 

On-demand Training

  • Category 2: Understanding the Essential Elements of the CRA/SOC
  • Mentoring in the Fire and Emergency Services

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On-Demand Webinars and Resource Documents

We encourage you to take the time to access these free resources in the CPSE University:

On-Demand Accreditation Videos

  • Writing the Four-Part Answer – A webinar explaining development of the four-part answer for the self-assessment manual.
  • Performance Statements – A webinar explaining development of performance statements.
  • Creating a Strategic Plan – A webinar explaining the creation of a community-driven strategic plan.
  • Developing Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives – A webinar explaining how to develop effective goals and objectives for a strategic plan.

Resource Documents

CPSE is looking for agencies to host the Quality Improvement for the Fire and Emergency Services workshop in 2024. If you are interested in hosting a 2024 workshop, download the hosting agreement for more information. 

For questions or assistance contact or 703-691-4620.