Colorado Academy for Professional Emergency Managers

The Colorado Academy for Professional Emergency Managers will provide a forum for career emergency managers to exchange ideas for the advancement of statewide programs. The format consists of agency briefings and updates, discussion panels, leadership training opportunities and keynote speakers on current relevant topics in Colorado. The academy will provide networking opportunities with emergency management professionals across the state and culminates with a capstone project. Contact hours and credit for project work will be awarded to be used toward obtaining professional certifications.


  • ICS 100, 200, 700, 800
  • Professional Development Series (PDS) 

Target Audience

The target audience is Colorado career local and tribal emergency managers. 

Academy Dates

  • Offered every two years.  Dates will be added when they are confirmed for 2025.