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George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

The ISFSI/Fire Engineering George D. Post Instructor of the Year Award is presented at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) held in Indianapolis, Indiana. April 23-28, 2018.

 

This award recognizes individuals for extraordinary accomplishments in fire service training. The winner of t

Integrating Mentoring with the Formal Educational Process

Integrating Mentoring with the Formal Educational Process

“Kids, what’s wrong with these kids today?”  Paul Lynde lamented 54 years ago in the movie Bye Bye Birdie. This question still resonates strongly in fire departments across the country. Today’s younger generation confounds older firefighters and officers of how they learn and communicate.

Whether i

What's The "Deal" with Training?

What's The "Deal" with Training?

Ever wonder why some train their hearts out while others avoid it at all costs?

We are an interesting breed. We hang our hats on courage and the willingness to do what most won’t when it comes to emergencies, but then we shy away from formal trainings out of fear that it might makes us look bad in

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