I am seeking info from People, or Agencies who are promoting formal degrees for Fire in there departments. Any info reguarding promotions, hiring, education, experience or anything else would be helpfull. I would like to hear from officers as to how valuable a College Dergree is to them, and how valuable it is to them for there employees have them.
I am also seeking info from firefighters who have attained a Degree in a fire related field and how it has helped them in there careers as well.
I am writing a paper and presentation on Education in the Fire Service and welcome any information reguarding Degrees as well experience and in-house training.
Info can be mailed to me at Swellryder@netscape.net and will be kept in confidence. All information is for reference only. Any debates can be on this board as I will try to answer as soon as I can.