MAD Training & Response Solutions

Training That Makes a Difference

Specializing in Professional Support of Instructors and Training Officers.


We are dedicated to assisting you, the fire department training officer, in creating and managing effective training programs.  We hope you find many useful tools, tips, resources and ideas to make your training programs effective and to make your job easier.

Continuing Education and Professional Development
Continuing education for instructors will be a prominent feature of this site through postings of instructor quick drills and challenge questions that will engage the instructor and training officer and help them improve their skills.  

Seminar Presentations and Consulting
We feature extensive single day and multiple day workshops on a variety of training, leadership, training program management and safety based topics.  Consultation services on ISO and regulatory compliance, quality assurance, and training needs assessment review are available.

Bookmark our site and check back often, we are adding content on a regular basis and hope you will visit us soon.

Owned and operated by career fire and emergency service educators and training program managers.  We offer "mutual aid" and support to instructors and training officers who need a hand in managing and improving their skills and their training efforts.



Northeast Fire Collaborative - Officer Boot Camp

Northeast Fire Collaborative - Officer Boot Camp Survival Skills for the Company Officer



MO Winter Fire School 2015

MO Winter Fire School 2015

Class resources for these 2 new courses for 2015.  Thanks for participating in these courses and for taking time to access this information.  Please pass it on and make a difference in fireground safety and survival.

The Best Seat in the House; Incident Safety and the Driver Operator

Making Training Count



Firehouse World 2015

Thanks for attending Firehouse World in San Diego.  Two classes were presented here and the resources used in them are available for your use within your departments.  Click on the title of this story and you'll be directed to files and dropbox links for resources.

Make a Difference!



Tri-State Emergency Responder Conference

Saturday, October 18, 2014  Good morning!




Thursday, October 16, 2014 Staff Members Brian Kazmierzak and Forest Reeder are in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for the next 10 days participating in F.I.R.E. - From Knowledge to Practice which is a grant from the Canadian Government also supported by US DHS and US DOD to develop a STANDARD fire behavior curriculum worldwide.This is an exciting project that will be built out by over 40 firefighters from throughout the world over the next 3 years.



New Jersey "Be a Better Instructor"

New Jersey Fire Training in-service program focused on being a better instructor.  Use of modern teaching techniques, technology based training solutions and best practices for fire instructors today.

Thanks for a great day of training and making a difference in keeping your firefighters safe.




Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The link above will let you download the Flipping the Fire Service Classroom PowerPoint.

Hope you enjoyed the class.

If you have any questions please contact me at

See you again next year.



FDIC 2014 Officer Development Programs

Thanks for attending "Building the Ladder, Officer Development Programs" at the 2014 FDIC. This feature box will contain the handout material and resource folders that were discussed during the class. The DropBox link will take you to the folder of officer development resources available for your use. DropBox Link is now LIVE!! Click in this feature box to access link and start using these valuable resources.



FDIC 2014 Training Officer Bootcamp

Welcome and thanks for attending todays class.  Attached is the PowerPoint PDF for today's class.  A complete folder will be posted in this folder after todays class.  Thanks for coming today and making a difference!!

DropBox Link is now Available!!



Prairie State College Firepalooza

Prairie State College Firepalooza 2014 Thanks to the participants in the Firepalooza 2014 conference held at Prairie State College on March 15, 2014. We had two great classes covering Training Officer 101 and Technology in Training. Click on the title bar above to access course information. Thanks for participating and stepping up to make a difference!



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