Continuity of Operations Planning

Continuity Council

The Texas Continuity Council is a forum open to all professionals with an interest in continuity from any sector (federal, state, local, tribal, territorial and private sector organizations) to facilitate:

  • Discussion
  • Sharing of questions, best practices and training
  • Training together on a wide array of topics that affect continuity
  • Development of professional partnerships

Upcoming Meetings:

Continuity Council Meeting

DATE: May 12th

TIME: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM


(After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)

Session Presentation(s):

Session Materials:

Planning Resources

Texas Continuity Template and Toolbox

Exercise Review and Reports (under development)

The submission template should be used to determine the data you should provide during your bi-annual report to SORM.

FEMA Continuity Guidance Circular (PDF)

Outlines the purpose and intent of continuity planning for public entities.

FEMA Continuity Assessment Tool (PDF)

Provides a tool to conduct a self-assessment of your plan.

Submitting Your Plan

Plans and exercise reviews should be submitted to SORM electronically as an email attachment to

Continuity Training Classes

Course schedule and class availability is provided at the bottom of each linked page in the lists below. See the full Texas Division of Emergency Management’s website for all course offerings:

FEMA Classes

Texas Division of Emergency Management Classes