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Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) (K-146)

The Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) is an intermediate-level course that provides a comprehensive overview of emergency management exercise design along with practical skill development in accordance with the HSEEP Doctrine. The course uses activities that will give participants an opportunity to interact with many of the templates and other materials that are provided by the National Exercise Division to ensure exercises are conducted in a consistent manner. Upon completion of this course, participants will gain a better understanding of what constitutes an HSEEP consistent exercise.

Main Topics Covered in this Course Include:

  • HSEEP Fundamentals
  • HSEEP Program Management
  • Exercise Design and Development
  • Exercise Conduct
  • Exercise Evaluation
  • Exercise Improvement Planning
Date(s)  Mon. Jan 30, 2023 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Tue. Jan 31, 2023 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Location Virtual Classroom
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency 
Primary Instructor McLoughlin, James J. 
Additional Instructors Domingos, Barry (IP) 
Kates, Justin Tyler (IP)   
Course Length  
Course Hours 16 
Award Credentials
Prerequisites An Introduction to Exercises (IS-120)
The IS-120.c: An Introduction to Exercises can be found here:
Equivalent Prerequisites
Target Audience Exercise Program Managers, Exercise Points of Contact, Exercise Controllers/Facilitators & Evaluators 

To be considered for acceptance into the course, each individual must have a strong internet connection, a computer with microphone and webcam capabilities. Students are required to be in attendance through the entire course and must complete the pre-test and post-test portions of the class.  

To ensure adequate participation of the target audience, all registrants will be placed on the waiting list pending approval.  Justifications in the "Job Responsibilities Related to Course" section will be carefully reviewed for acceptance into the course. You will not be considered for a seat unless you provide a detailed justification.


Upon selection into the course, you will also be required to register with FEMA. Instructions will be provided upon confirmation. This course is also a requirement for FEMA's Basic Academy.

The goal of the Basic Academy is to support the early careers of emergency managers through a training experience combining knowledge of all fundamental systems, concepts, and practices of cutting-edge emergency management. 

Courses include:

Foundations of Emergency Management (L-101)

Science of Disaster (L-102)

Planning: Emergency Operations (L-103)

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (L-146)

Public Information Basics (L-105)

Contact Jim McLoughlin: (508) 820-1427 

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