2017 Preparedness Academy: Clearly Speaking—Family Service Radios for effective neighborhood communications

This self-registration process for Preparedness Academy is simple and quick! If you have trouble accessing the information or have questions, e-mail mlovell@co.pierce.wa.us and let us know! 

You will not receive an automatic confirmation after registering.

You will receive an email 1-2 weeks prior to the event to verify your participation. This email will have an address,and any details needed for attending this course.




You are registering for Clearly Speaking—Family Service Radios for effective neighborhood communications Learn how to use  standard “walkie-talkies” to improve emergency response team communication capabilities.

Bring your own FRS radios with you along with the instructions. Addtional radios will be available for those who don't have them but the training will be most effective if you are learning on your own radio.

TBD - If you register for these classes with no final date, you will be sent information when it becomes available. We are looking at Tuesday and Thursday evenings. 


  • Gig Harboar Class postponed, new date to be announced
  • February 21 Postponed
  • April 8, Monday. 6pm - 8 pm. 401 Washington Ave SE, Orting, WA
  • October Gig Harbor TBD
  • November Bonney Lake TERT- TBD

Provide your First and Last name as you want it to appear on the roster:

First Name
Last Name
Street address
Zip Code

Name of organization, PC NET team, CERT team or shelter.


Date and time registering: Helps with a wait list. 


If ADA accommodations are needed in the classroom, please identify what is needed no later than three weeks before the class time. We cannot guarantee accommodations after that window of time.