Ready to pursue your Executive Fire Officer (EFO) certification?
Listen as Tonya Hoover, Superintendent at the National Fire Academy, explains the big changes coming to the Executive Fire Officer Program (EFOP) in early 2020.
These changes include:
- Residential courses and blended online learning from home or work
- Program shortened from 4 years to 2 years
- Cohort learning that allows for groups of students to take EFO classes together
- Completion of a graduate-level thesis as opposed to four Applied Research Projects
You'll also hear from William Hyde, deputy chief, Rogers, Arkansas, Fire Department and IAFC EFO Section vice-chair, as he shares how these changes benefit chief officers personally and also their departments.