Accreditation Handouts

  • Annual Appraisals
    A handout to assist with developing annual appraisals
  • Critical Tasking
    A handout to aid in conducting critical tasking for all emergency response types
  • Engaging Stakeholders
    A handout explaining how to engage stakeholders in the CRA/SOC process
  • Fire Department Strategic Plans and Community Master Plans: Are They The Same?
    A handout comparing and contrasting fire department strategic plan and community master plans
  • Performance Statements
    A handout outlining how to develop performance statements
  • Writing the Four-Part Answer
    A handout explaining development of the four-part answer for the self-assessment manual

Accreditation Videos

  • Introduction to Accreditation
    A webinar explaining the CFAI accreditation model and process
  • New Registered Agency Orientation
    A webinar for new registered agencies explaining CFAI accreditation process
  • Writing the Four-Part Answer
    A webinar explaining development of the four-part answer for the self-assessment manual
  • Performance Statements
    A webinar explaining development of performance statements
  • Creating a Strategic Plan
    A webinar explaining the creation of a community-driven strategic plan
  • Developing Strategic Plan Goals and Objectives
    A webinar explaining how to develop effective goals and objectives for a strategic plan
  • Executing a Strategic Plan
    This presentation is designed to walk you through creating and executing your plan, including a lesson on pivoting when conditions in your community or within your own agency change.
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Credentialing Handouts

  • Completing the Chief Fire Officer Application
    A handout providing tips for completing the Chief Fire Officer (CFO) Application
  • Completing the Fire Officer Application
    A handout with tips for completing the Fire Officer (FO) application
  • Completing the Chief EMS Officer Application
    A handout with tips for completing the Chief EMS Officer (CEMSO) Application
  • Completing the Chief Training Officer Application
    A handout with tips for completing the Chief Training Officer (CTO) Application
  • Completing the Fire Marshal Application
    A handout with tips for completing the Fire Marshal (FM) Application

Credentialing Videos

  • Introduction to Credentialing
    A video on the CPC credentialing process
  • Navigating the Credentialing Application Process
    A webinar to assist with navigating the credentialing application process
  • Documenting Technical Competencies Through Storytelling
    A webinar to assist with writing to the technical competencies
  • Guide to Designee Development Goals and Measurements
    A webinar explaining development of designee goals and measurements

General Resources

  • Tech Writing 101
    This video introduces the core concepts of technical writing. It also provides an overview of the Advanced Technical Writing Program at George Mason.
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  • CFAI Model Information Technology Specifications, CFAI 10th Edition
    The CFAI Information Technology Specifications document identifies the spatial and numerical data, records, and policies referenced in the CFAI accreditation model.
  • CPSE University Host Agreement for Education Courses
    CPSE University Host Agreement explains requirements to host an educational offering at your agency.
  • Vision 20/20 Outcome Measures Guide
    Vision 20/20 Outcome Measures Guide
  • Executing a Strategic Plan
    This presentation is designed to walk you through creating and executing your plan, including a lesson on pivoting when conditions in your community or within your own agency change.
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