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2024 Fire Service Instructors Conference. April 12-13, 2024



Lodging Info:

Reserve your room at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center in Johnston, Iowa by calling 515-334-9000. The Hotel and Conference Center is located at 5291 Stoney Creek Court, Johnston, IA 50131. Room rate is $69 + tax


Brochure coming soon!

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Iowa Society of Fire Service Instructors 2024 Conference schedule:


Friday April 12, 2024

1-4pm Train the Trainer on the 2 Interior Fire Attack Simulators and the Mobile Breathing Apparatus Trailer

5pm Membership meeting with live streaming with Brian Zaites (ISFSI)


Saturday April 13, 2024

7-8am Check-in

8-830am Welcome

Doug Kolkman, President

Jess Dunn, FSTB Chief

Dan Wood, State Fire Marshal

Instructor of the Year Presentation 

830-12noon- Brian Kazmierzak

Teaching Modern Fire Behavior and Tactics- What an instructor needs to Know.

12-1pm lunch provided.

1-330pm Kim Curtis-Pashkowsky

Bottom-Up Training- Enhancing Instructor Skills with Robust Techniques

330-430pm Brian Kazmierzak

Evaluating the Effectiveness of your Training Program

430pm-wrap up End of Conference

This Conference is designed for ALL certified Instructors and those who provide training at the local level

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