Meetings and Trainings

2018 Meeting Schedule

  • All meetings will follow this format:
  • 9:30 – 10am     Networking
  • 10 – noon   Training
  • Lunch Break

Dates for 2019

May 21st- Play Safe! Be Safe! Workshop
@ South Metro Fire Rescue
The workshop covers several topics:
 The surprising frequency of young children’s misuse of fire, their limited perception of fire and undeveloped capacity to understand the potential danger of fire
 Effective, developmentally appropriate methods of teaching fire prevention to young children
 Sound strategies to motivate children and families to change their behavior toward fire and fire safety and adopt well regarded safety practices

All workshop participants receive:
 A play safe! be safe! kit at no cost for use in their classrooms year after year
 CEU eligible training and completion certificates

Dates for 2018

*Meetings will be the 2nd Tuesday of the month, every other month

  • February 13 @ West Metro Training Center (63535 South Kipling St. Lakewood, CO)
  • June 12th @ Castle Rock Police Department (courtroom just inside the entrance- 100 Perry St. Castle Rock, CO 80104)
    • Topic: Collaborative Meeting with Safe Kids- roundtable discussion on projects and initiatives
  • June 27th-28th YFIS-1 Certification: Registration HERE
  • August 14th @ Summit Fire-Rescue, Copper Mtn Station address: 477 Copper Rd.
    •  Topic: Review of the Buffalo Mountain Fire- mitigation and education outreach as well as information on the importance of effective communication to the public during a wildfire/ Speakers: Chief Jeff Berino Summit Fire & EMS Authority & Ross Wilmore- Retired Fire Management Officer for the White River National Forest
    • Meeting Minutes will be posted here
  • December 11th @ Westminster Fire
    • Topic:
    • Meeting Minutes will be posted here

2017 Meeting Minutes

*Meetings will be the first Friday of the month, every other month.

  • February 3 @ Arvada Fire Training Center (6651 Indiana St. Arvada)
  • April 7- Windsor-Severance Fire Station 1 (100 N 7th St, Windsor)
    • Meeting Minutes
    • A recording of the training is under “members only-training”: Active Assailant- Preparation and Response: Stop the Talk and Act!
  • June 2- South Metro Fire (9195 E. Mineral, Centennial)
    • Meeting Minutes
    • Meeting in collaboration with SAFE KIDS
    • A recording of the 3 Mini Ted Talks is available in the “members only training”.
      1.   Mini Ted talks:
        1.   How to get data from Children’s Hospital
        2.   Running stations in a classroom setting
        3.   Running a booth at an event that is fun AND educational
  • August 4- Frisco- High Country Training Center (0225 County Shops Road 1003, Frisco, CO)
    • Topic: Wildfire Education Outreach
    • Meeting Minutes
    • A recording of the training on Wildfire Education Outreach is available in the “members only training”
  • October 6- Englewood- Accessible Systems (3025 W Jefferson Ave. Englewood, CO)
    • Topic: Fall Prevention- with a special tour of the accessible systems showhome and their equipment
    • Meeting Minutes
    • State Unit on Aging Handout
    • A recording of the tour of the Accessible Systems adaptive showroom is available under the “members only training”
  • December 1- Xcel Energy (10001 W. Hampden Ave (northwest corner of Kipling & Hampden))