Upcoming Cybersecurity Courses

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC), in partnership with the other Regional Homeland Security Councils (Central, Southeast, and West), will be offering two cybersecurity webinars in the coming weeks. Each session will feature a panel of cybersecurity experts, and there will be a chance to ask questions on the following topics: Monday, October […]

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Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan Workshops

In partnership with the MassCyberCenter, the Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is offering a free series of workshops and a Q&A session about developing municipal cybersecurity incident response plans. A cyber incident response plan is a document that “articulates the roles and responsibilities, capabilities, and coordinating structures that support how a municipality will respond […]

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ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training Announcement

NERAC is sponsoring six (6) NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Training courses for first responders in the NERAC region. These courses are designed by the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and will be conducted by the Incident Management Training Consortium (IMTC).  The following courses will be offered starting later this month: – Strike Team/Task Force Unit Leader […]

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ATIRC Active Shooter Training Information & Registration

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a three-day Active Threat Integrated Response Course (ATIRC) designed to improve integration between Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel during active shooter events. The training will practice these skills through both classroom and field-based activities, including dynamic force-on-force scenarios. When: May 6th – […]

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FFY2020 Call for Projects Form

Each year, the Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) receives an allocation of funding from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to improve the capability for the 85 municipalities in the Northeast Region to prevent, respond to, and recover from acts of terrorism and […]

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AAIR Train-the-Trainer Course

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is now accepting applications for qualified first responders to attend a five-day Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) Train-the-Trainer course. The five-day training will be held on September 23-27, 2019 in Marblehead, MA, and instructors from the ALERRT Center at Texas State University will be provided. You must […]

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Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) Course

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring a two two-day Active Attack Integrated Response (AAIR) trainings designed to improve integration between Law Enforcement, Fire, and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel during active shooter events. The trainings will practice these skills through both classroom and field-based activities, including several dynamic force-on-force scenarios. The […]

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FieldComm Operator Training Course

NERAC is pleased to announce a free three-day offering of a Field Communications Operator course, designed to instruct fire department personnel the operation of the FieldComm vehicle including its set up, breakdown and field use in support of an incident. It will also introduce to new operators a general understanding of radio communications, as well as the […]

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PREPaRE School Safety Workshop I

NERAC is pleased to offer a free one-day PREPaRE Workshop I training developed by the National Association of School Psychologists. The workshop is designed to help public schools meet the crisis prevention and intervention needs of students, staff, and families. The training will enable participating mental health professionals, counselors, administrators, security professionals, and teachers to develop […]

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LEPDTA Train-the-Trainer

NERAC is pleased to announce an offering of the Law Enforcement Prevention and Deterrence of Terrorist Acts (LEPDTA) Train-the-Trainer course, designed to teach law enforcement officers the principles of terrorism, including the various phases of the attack cycle, how the terrorist threat has and continues to evolve, and how individuals with interest in carrying out […]

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Training Opportunity: ICS 220/320

The Northeast Homeland Security Regional Advisory Council (NERAC) is sponsoring two team-based, scenario-driven ICS training courses designed for responders who may be expected to serve in a leadership position in an initial response organization. Participants may enroll in one or both courses. Program registration costs, materials, and lunch for attendees will be paid for by […]

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