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Training News

Nominations for most Interagency classes were due February 10th. Check individual course listings on the WFLP for Nomination Deadlines. Stay in touch with your Training Officer, and watch your email for Selection Letters, which will be emailed out in February. Coordinate with your admin for travel plans, and let your training officer know if you cannot attend.

Check the Alaska Interagency Course Schedule for a complete list of 2023 courses and dates!

Refreshers and Basic Firefighter Training New

Wildland Fire Academies

Alaska Interagency Course Schedule (Wildland Fire Learning Portal)

Online Training Opportunities

Navigating the NWCG website, Wildland Fire Learning Portal and other online training resources can be challenging. This online training page can serve as a summary of some of the training that is available and who it is for.

Recruitment and Job Opportunities

The Division of Forestry and Fire Protection hires temporary workers as well as permanent full-time and seasonal positions. Check this page for current job postings.

Contact the Training Staff:


Contact Information:

  • Fairbanks: 451-2635 or 451-2651
  • Haines: 766-2120
  • Kenai-Kodiak Area (Soldotna): 260-4200
  • Mat-Su/Southwest Area (Palmer): 761-6300
  • Mat-Su/Southwest Area (McGrath): 524-3010
  • Tok: 883-1400
  • Valdez/Copper River (Glennallen): 822-5534
  • Delta Junction: 895-4225
  • Statewide Training Staff:
    • Carrie Hale, State Training Program Coordinator – (907) 987-3019
    • Sunshine Meitzner, Northern Region Training Officer – (907) 370-3099
    • Kelly Gisolo, Southern Region Training Officer – (907) 761-6264