COOP Training and Additional Resources

The Texas Office of Homeland Security recommends that each state agency’s Continuity Coordinator be trained in continuity planning and certified by a recognized organization such as FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute or Disaster Recovery Institute International.

Upcoming FEMA COOP Classes

FEMA Classes

Continuity Council
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Texas COOP Template – Essential Records (PDF)

Date Time Location
March 13, 2019  1:30 – 3:30 p.m. ARMED FORCES RESERVE CENTER
5102 Emma Browning Blvd Austin,
Texas 78719
(off Burleson Rd at the south end of
ABIA airport)
 The Continuity Council is a meeting of federal, state, local, tribal, territorial, and private sector organizations with professional interest in continuity.
Open discussion will take place on topics such as policy, frameworks, tools, and opportunities.

Additional Resources


Submit Your COOP Plan

If you have questions or need to find out how to submit your agency or university COOP plan for review, please contact one of our Statewide Continuity Coordinators, Shelley Crain, 512-936-1477, or email