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Public Educator's Newsletter


The Public Educator's Newsletter is a monthly publication with updates and news from the field of fire prevention education. If you would like to be on the Public Educator's Newsletter mailing list or are looking for archived copies of the newsletter, contact Amanda Swenson, Fire and Life Safety Educator, at




  • ​Coffee Break Training - Fire Protection Series
  • NFPA Updates
  • Grant Opportunity
  • The Paradigm Challenge
  • I Love to Read Month
  • Conversations in Preparedness
  • Fire Safety Program Toolkit
  • The Alarming Truth
  • Wildfire Community Preparedness Day
  • "Do 1 Thing" in February


  • Fire Prevention and Safety Grant
  • Perri's Story
  • With Home Sprinklers Required, Fire Deaths Decline
  • The Paradigm Challenge
  • Using Lessons Learned
  • National Seasonal Preparedness
  • Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year
  • Rolf H. Jensen Memorial Public Education Grant
  • NVFC Fire Prevention and Education Award 




  • NFPA Deadline
  • Department of Publics Safety Blog
  • NFPA Children's Videos Help Reduce Wildfire Risk
  • Characteristics of Home Fire Victims
  • Designing Adult Training
  • USFA and NFPA Launch "Put a Freeze..."
  • E-Cigarette Poisonings
  • Attention Spans are Dropping
  • Safe Toys for the Holidays


  • What do You Need?
  • Fire and Fall Prevention in Older Adult
  • Red Cross Fire Alarm Campaign
  • Carbon Monoxide Poster Contest
  • CO Education Toolkit for Fire Departments
  • MSFCA Poster Contest
  • Fire in Minnesota
  • Training Opportunities
  • Department Highlight
  • Fire Safety Factsheets
  • State Fire Marshal Conference


  • A New Face
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • Data Driven Programs
  • Fire Prevention Resources
  • Lending Library
  • Fire Prevention Grant Opportunity