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Professor Lee Silvi, Program Director, FIRE / EMGT
DivisionSocial Science & Public Service
Program:Fire Technology (FIRE)
Phone Number:440-525-7252
Alternate Phone:440-525-7304
Document 1:ALL Courses - Replacement Syllabi Information.pdf
Document 6:Do YOU qualify for FREE COLLEGE CREDIT.pdf
Office HoursPer Syllabus and By Appointment
Link URL2012 Emergency Response Guidebook Practice Slides [PDF-1.8M]
CoursesEMGT 1000 Introduction to Emergency Management
EMGT 1120 Emergency Mgt Admin & Policy
EMGT 1140 Incident Command System
EMGT 1220 Emergency Planning
FIRE 1100 Introduction to Fire and Emergency Services
FIRE 1120 Fire Organzation and Administration
FIRE 1170 Fire Protection & Detection Systems
FIRE 1350 Community Relations
FIRE 2280 Fireground Strategy & Tactics
FIRE 2340 Hazardous Materials Operations & Command
FIRE 2380 Emergency Services Safety & Survival
FIRE 2490 Fire Service Problem Analysis
POLS 2100 State and Local Government

Academic CredentialsA.A.S. in Fire Science Technology and A.A.S. in Emergency Management (Lakeland Community College)

B.S. in Public Administration (Dyke College), later known as Myers University, now known as Chancellor University

Master of Public Administration (Cleveland State University)

Lee has completed all seven residence courses in the original FEMA/EMI Certified Master Trainer Program conducted at the National Emergency Training Center.

He has also completed over 2,500 hours of continuing education coursework at the Ohio Fire Academy, National Fire Academy, Emergency Management Institute, Emergency Management Institute ISP, and the National Fire Academy Virtual Campus, among others.

InformationLee is Program Director and a Professor for both the Fire Science Technology and the Emergency Management Planning and Administration programs here at Lakeland. He also teaches at least one section of POLS 2100 - State and Local Government every semester.

Lakeland is home to the ONLY internationally accredited (IFSAC) "Emergency Management Planning and Administration" degree in the world. Additionally, our "Fire Science Technology" degree is the only one in Ohio that is internationally accredited by IFSAC.

Most of our regularly offered Fire Science Technology courses are modeled after the nationally recognized "FESHE Model".

In many of our courses, students meeting the attendance and other course requirements may earn course completion certificates from the Ohio Fire Academy, National Fire Academy and/or the Emergency Management Institute. We are the only known college in Ohio to offer this option in such a variety of courses, and one of just a few in the country to do so.

Academic/Industry ExperienceFairport Harbor Fire Department (14 years)

Fairport Harbor Fire Chief (5.5 years)

Mentor Fire Department (26 years), at various times serving as Firefighter, EMT, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Public Educator, Company Officer, Training Officer, and Safety Officer.

Adjunct Faculty, Ohio Fire Academy (1986-Present)

Program Director and Instructor at Lakeland (1986-Present)

Lee is also a current Special Topics Instructor for the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and a former special topics instructor for the Ohio Division of Emergency Medical Services.

He has attended many Fire, EMS, and Emergency Management graded exercises as a participant, observer, and/or evaluator.

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