Mission Statement:To provide effective leadership and education to fire and emergency service instructors in the State of Ohio.
Vision Statement: To be recognized and respected as one of the premier fire and emergency service organizations offering the highest quality or educational excellence to Ohio's fire service.
Single Annual Membership to OSFSI - $40 - ($33 for joint membership with ISFSI). When paying with Paypal please list instructors name or attendees name as the buyer. Please complete and mail your application. Thank You
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Thomas D. Bentley
Area Director A (Southeast)
Area Director B (Northeast)
Area Director C (Northwest)
Area Director D (Southwest)
Area Director E (At Large)
Ohio Fire Academy
8895 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Looking for online training opportunities?
Be sure to check out these numerous links! Lots of options and cost effective! Must be approved by your Fire Chief or Program Director for ODPS CE
The Ohio Fire Academy https://www.com.ohio.gov/fire/
Ohio Dept, of Public Safety - Division of EMS https://www.ems.ohio.gov
Ohio State Firefighters Association www.ohiofirefighters.org
Ohio Association of Professional Firefighters www.oapff.com
Ohio Fire Chiefs Association www.ohiofirechiefs.com
Ohio Homeland Security http://homelandsecurity.ohio.gov/
Ohio Emergency Management Agency www.ema.ohio.gov/ema.asp
Firefighters Close Call www.firefighterclosecalls.com
Centers For Disease Control www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html
Life Safety Initiatives Program www.everyonegoeshome.com
Preparedness Directorate's Office of Grants and Training http://www.fema.gov/firegrants
FDIC - Fire Department Instructors Conference www.fdic.com
Ohio FF Assoc. Youth Programs Committee www.ohioyouthfire.org
Phoenix Project https://thephoenixproject.life
The Ohio Society of Fire Service Instructors is the state chapter of the International Society of Fire Service Instructors. The I.S.F.S.I. is recognized as the leader in professional services for fire training and education specialists. Through the Ohio Chapter you can have input into what is happening in fire service training and education.
To provide effective leadership and education of the fire service personnel;
To promote acceptance and understanding of education and training in this field.
To hold periodic conferences for the study of training problems and to publish papers, reports and discussions thereof;
To encourage research and special studies, to develop and review educational programs, materials, and procedures.
To cooperate with other Associate Societies and educational institutions in carrying out these objectives.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE O.S.F.S.I.
Development of greater skills as an instructor through better exchange of ideas and materials
Utilize first hand information from other skilled instructors through seminars and workshops.
Be up-to-date as to training materials available with published resource lists both local and national
Promote acceptance and understanding of education and training in the Fire Service.
Receive information as to quality and validity of published texts and training aids through opinions of other instructors.
WHO CAN BECOME A MEMBER O.S.F.S.I.
Anyone who is interested in the mission of the OSFSI