Government Education


Getting the Word Out

New and emerging technologies are reshaping emergency communications in ways we could not have predicted even just a few years ago. Wireless, VoIP, and Next Generation 9-1-1(?) have brought new technical, operational, and educational challenges to the industry and 9-1-1 entities are struggling to keep pace. At a time when PSAPs are in dire need of funding for critical upgrades, policy makers must be made aware of the issues facing public safety.

You can make a difference in your community and beyond by learning how to deliver effective messages to agents of change. Come to this interactive course and learn proven techniques for reaching local, state, and national policymakers. This class will provide you with examples of successful stakeholder education campaigns, and show you how to craft and communicate your message effectively by providing you with the tools to develop strategic plans, create marketing materials, write persuasive speeches, and more.

Courses within the Getting the Word Out suite are: