Contact: Suzanne A. Sparling, APR, CPRC
Office:    321-433-7022 
Cell:         321-537-6986

Applications Open for 911 Public Safety Telecommunications Program

August 19, 2014 - Eastern Florida State College's Public Safety Institute is accepting applications for the program that leads to a career as an emergency 911 dispatcher.

The 911 Public Safety Telecommunications Night Academy will run Monday through Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The deadline to apply for this part-time program is Sept. 4, 2014. Classes begin on Sept. 29, 2014.

The Academy leads to a PSAV certificate and prepares students for employment as police, fire and emergency medical dispatchers. Telecommunicators operate telephones, radios and computer terminals responding to emergency and non-emergency requests for assistance. This class meets the educational requirements for Florida Department of Health 911 Emergency Dispatcher Certification.

For additional information, visit online at, or contact Tonia Graham, Public Safety Coordinator, at 321-433-5695, or