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G-290/291 - Basic Public Information Officer Series - June 1-3, 2015

G-290/291 - Basic Public Information Officer Series - June 1-3, 2015

Start date:
6/1/2015-8:00 AM
End date:
6/3/2015-5:00 PM
Cuyahoga County Board of Health- 5550 Venture Dr. Parma OH.


G290/291 Basic Public Information Officer Series

Sponsored by the Ohio Emergency Management Agency

City of Cleveland Office of Emergency Management

June 1-3, 2015


The Free Training course is the Basic Public Information Officer Series. It will use interactive presentation to convey information and engage the participants in learning. The Basic Public Information Officer Course is designed to prepare participants to function as full- or part-time PIOs. Additionally, this training is a prerequisite and foundation for more advanced training that takes participants from the awareness level to the mastery level in their public information careers. This training will equip participants with the basic skills such as oral and written communications, and understanding and working with the media, and basic tools and techniques needed to perform effectively.


Who Should Attend?

The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the state, tribal, or local level of government. Also, Emergency management personnel, including fire, law enforcement, public health, voluntary organizations active in disasters, and others who have either full or part-time responsibilities for public information in their communities or departments. Individuals with considerable experience in public information may want to apply for a waiver to attend the Advanced Public Information Officers (E388) course at EMI.

This is an “Elective” course in the Advanced Professional Series (APS) program.


Students must register via the on the Ohio EMA Training, Learning Management System, website: or at the Department of Public Safety Training Campus website: . Students having trouble registering should call Ohio EMA Training at (614)799-3666 for assistance with registration. You can check your enrollment/approval through your Department of Public Safety Training Campus training account under “My Courses”.

See Links below for additional training and registration information.

STATE DOC Create New User_1.pdf

G-290 Basic Public Information Officer - Cuyahoga -June 2015.pdf

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