Great Lakes Division

Introducing the Leadership Crucible

March 12, 2024
This webinar introduces a new facilitated/collaborative program offered to all department leaders as a developmental resource.
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The IAFC provides comprehensive education and training for all levels, department types and aspects of fire and emergency service.

Whether you're just starting out, a skilled and experienced veteran, or planning training for your personnel, the IAFC has a complete cadre of programs and learning opportunities to enhance and accelerate your development needs.

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Fire Service Executive Development Institute

Application-based program that provide new and aspiring chiefs with the tools needed for a successful and productive tenure. Learn more

Education session at FRI

Multi-day events including education, networking and exhibits on broad-based and specialty fire and emergency service topics. Learn more

IAFC Academy Online Courses
IAFC Academy Online Courses

Self-paced, online courses on a variety of fire and emergency service topics. Learn more

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Instructor-Led Courses

In-person training conducted in one or multiple dates on various fire and emergency service topics. Learn more

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International Fellowship Program

Six-month program places international firefighters in U.S. fire departments to learn best practices and internalize the U.S. fire service culture. Learn more

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Officer Development Program

Prepares officers at various levels for future career advancement while giving them the leadership skills to excel in their current position. Learn more

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Upcoming and library of online presentations and discussions on a variety of fire and emergency service topics. Learn more


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Our scholarships and fellowship opportunities are available to help you achieve your educational goals.

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