COOP Training and 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.

FEMA Continuity Practitioner Level I or Level II (Master)


Upcoming FEMA COOP 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: www.preparingtexas.org.

FEMA Classes

Related Texas Division of Emergency Management Recommended Classes


Continuity Council

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.

Date Time Location
January 7th, 2020 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
4742 Calhoun Rd., Room 104
Houston, Texas 77204

Register for this meeting on Zoom (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)

Higher Education Subcommittee

Date Time Location
January 7th, 2020 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
4742 Calhoun Rd., Room 104
Houston, Texas 77204

Register for this meeting on Zoom (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)

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External 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 coop@sorm.texas.gov.

Effective February 1, 2020, the SORM Workers’ Compensation Network is changing. For additional information visit ourHealth Care Network Transition Page