Who Do We Serve?

NTED prepares state and local first responders to prevent, protect, respond to, and recover from manmade and natural catastrophic events. The term "first responder" refers to those individuals who, in the early stages of an incident, are responsible for the protection and preservation of life, property, evidence, and the environment, including emergency response providers as defined in section 2 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (6 U.S.C. 101), as well as emergency management, public health, clinical care, public works, and other skilled support personnel (such as equipment operators) who provide immediate support services during prevention, response, and recovery operations. NTED serves the following 10 professional disciplines:

NTED also provides services to the private sector and the general public.