Advanced Technical Writing Certificate Program

The Center for Public Safety Excellence® has partnered with George Mason University’s English Department to develop an advanced technical writing program specifically for the fire and emergency service. This seven-course program addresses both foundations of technical writing and technical writing in organizations.

Offered entirely online, fire service professionals can register for weeklong courses in Writing Fundamentals, Plain Language, Understanding Audiences, Oral Presentation, Fundamentals of Grammar and Editing, Principles of Proposal Writing, and Communication in Organizations through Mason’s Continuing and Professional Education department. Courses are structured for participants to attend at their own pace.

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21st Century Fire and Emergency Services White Paper

In 2018, CPSE became an ICMA Presidential Level Strategic Partner, building on the historic connection between CPSE and ICMA. A current priority of ICMA is Research and Thought Leadership. This, coupled with CPSE’s mission of leading the fire and emergency service to excellence, found our organizations well-suited to partner on developing a white paper exploring the 21st Century Fire and Emergency Services.
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Fire Analyst

The role of analysts working for fire departments has grown considerably in the past decade and CPSE is committed to supporting and growing the role of fire service analysts. Since 2018, CPSE has hosted workshops, authored articles, and championed the development of a professional qualification standard.    
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