Fall Classes: The majority of fall 2020 classes will be offered online/remote. Learn more about the fall 2020 semester.
Today’s environment requires first responders, military personnel, and corporate emergency managers to plan and prepare for a wider, more complex array of potential threats. Multi-faceted and evolving threats demand strong strategic planning and continuous updates.
The Community College of Aurora’s Disaster Management Institute provides hands-on reality-based training to ensure key personnel understand their roles, know how to effectively communicate, and address emergency situations effectively and efficiently. The Disaster Management Institute offers emergency and contingency planning, training design and instructional expertise, as well as unique training space to address a variety of planning, immersive learning and realistic skill practice needs.
Continuity of Operations Plan development, review and consultation
Exercise design and training document development, emphasizing immersive, reality-based, experiential learning compliant with Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) standards
Technical expertise in defensive tactics, wound and field emergency care, casualty control and an array of other topics
Emergency Operations Center: includes computers, large-scale projection screens,touch table and mapping technology to mirror an advanced EOC set-up
Katrina Building: an unoccupied, three-story, 400-room, simunitions-friendly building
for room clearing, public personnel management, external courtyard access and related drills, including:
Simulation Studios: three major simulation training environments with preset scenarios including:
All indoor training spaces are supported with full, remote live feed and recording capabilities to facilitate training feedback and evaluation.
Grounds/Outdoor Spaces: primary training buildings are surrounded by open grounds, parking lots and lightly traveled, non-primary roads to create outdoor training scenes and to support helicopters, burning cars, simulated truck bombs and related scenarios