Important Notes:

  • Register for courses through the IPAI Student Portal (click the "Student Portal Login" button above).
  • Registration for most courses closes one week before the start of the workshop. Check the Student Portal for exact dates.
  • There are no hotel blocks for workshops.
  • There is no formal check-in; your instructor will distribute a sign-in sheet.
  • Exams are available for some workshops courses, but they must be taken online.
  • No coffee or refreshments will be served. Students are welcome to bring their own beverages. Please plan accordingly.
  • A one hour lunch will be taken each day around noon. There are many sit down and fast-food restaurants within a few minutes of each workshop location.
  • You must attend the entire class to receive credit. Students arriving late or leaving early will not be given credit for taking the course.
  • See IPAI Academic Policies for a full list of policies and expectations.


Individuals interested in taking courses and are not pursuing the CIAO designation should visit the “Non-Designation Seeking Students” page before creating an account in the IPAI Student Portal.


LaSalle County Workshop
April 25 & 26
LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency | Ottawa, IL
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Williamson County Workshop
May 6 & 7
John A. Logan College | Carterville, IL
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Effingham County Workshop
May 20 & 21
Holiday Inn | Effingham, IL
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Kane County Workshop
June 3 & 4
Kane County Government Center | Geneva, IL
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Champaign County Workshop
June 10 & 11
Parkland Community College | Urbana, IL
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Rock Island County Workshop
June 10 & 11
Western Illinois University - Quad Cities | Moline, IL
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Will County Workshop
July 8 & 9
Joliet Junior College | Joliet, IL
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Macon County Workshop
August 12 & 13
Richland Community College | Decatur, IL
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Adams County Workshop
August 19 & 20
Adams County Health Department | Quincy, IL
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Jefferson County Workshop
August 27
Rend Lake College | Ina, IL
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Lake County Workshop
September 16 & 17
Lake County Central Permit Facility | Libertyville, IL
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