Within the Trenches

Ep 142 features Erin, Communications Specialist at Loveland Emergency Communications out of Colorado and the 2017 IAED Dispatcher of the Year.

In this episode we take a trip down memory lane with Erin as she talks about her early 9-1-1 career to present day. She shares stories including one from when she was training and took her first 9-1-1 call with her trainer and when she answered she added a few "1's" to 9-1-1. She also shares her call and experience that lead to her becoming the 2017 IAED Dispatcher of the Year. 

This is a must listen so please check it out and share it. To learn more about the IAED follow the links below. As always if you have any comments, questions or you would like to be a guest on the show, please send an email to wttpodcast@gmail.com.

IAED - Facebook | Twitter | Web

Episode topics -

  • Erin's 9-1-1 story
  • Early training calls
  • IAED Dispatcher of the Year
  • And more
Direct download: WTTEP142.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

Ep 141 features Ryan Dedmon, Outreach Director with the 911 Training Institute and creator of the popular blog Operation 10-8.

In this episode I finally got the chance to not only have Ryan on an episode where we are face-to-face but we finally met after almost a year of talking online. Ryan explains the reasons why the 9-1-1 Wellness Foundation closed its doors and what's new in the world of the 9-1-1 Training Institute. 

This is a must listen so please check it out and share it. To learn more about the IAED and the 9-1-1 Training Institute follow the links below. As always if you have any comments, questions or you would like to be a guest on the show, please send an email to wttpodcast@gmail.com.

 

9-1-1 Training Institute - Facebook | Web

Operation 10-8 - Facebook | Web

IAED - Facebook | Twitter | Web

Episode topics -

  • The decision to close the doors of the 9-1-1 Wellness Foundation
  • 9-1-1 calls
  • What's new at the 9-1-1 Training Institute?
  • Upcoming training 
Direct download: WTTEP141.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:50am EST

Ep 140 features Ty, Director of Education with NENA and Lisa, Education Instructor for NENA.

In this episode we follow Lisa through every rank in dispatch she held up and to the point that she left to become an instructor. Both Lisa and Ty share 9-1-1 stories from their career and let us in on what's new at NENA and their upcoming annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.

This is a must listen so please check it out and share it. To learn more about the IAED and NENA follow the links below. As always if you have any comments, questions or you would like to be a guest on the show, please send an email to wttpodcast@gmail.com.

 

NENA - Facebook | Twitter | Web

IAED - Facebook | Twitter | Web

Episode topics -

  • Lisa's 9-1-1 story
  • 9-1-1 calls
  • What's new at NENA?
  • Upcoming training & annual national conference
Direct download: WTTEP140.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:27am EST

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