Crisis Preparedness Seminar Series

Three Consecutive Wednesday Mornings: 7:30 AM- 9:00 AM (coffee and conversation 7:00 AM) 


The Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) is pleased to announce a new seminar series to assist local libraries with crisis preparedness and response planning. Utilizing the COVID-19 pandemic as a common and shared experience, these programs provide participants with concrete tools and strategies for developing a basic and personalized emergency response and continuity plan to support their business operations during an unanticipated event. A particular focus will be placed on growing pressures felt by small organizations to prepare for and respond to an increasingly severe and localized threat landscape. All sessions are facilitated by NIPSTA's Executive Director, Jill Ramaker.

December 1:  Session 1 - The Surge in Threat Intensity and Distribution: A Local Perspective

December 8: Session 2 - Developing an Emergency Response Plan for Your Library

December 15: Session 3 - An Introduction to Responding to Crisis: How to Maintain Your Essential Services During an Actual Event 

Cost per participant: $175.00 for all three sessions

Register here