NFPA task force member is chosen excellent educator


By Lisa Braxton

A member of NFPA’s Public Education Division Urban Fire and Life Safety Task Force has been chosen this week’s Excellent Educator by WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. The station says that Minneapolis firefighter Casidy Anderson’s passion for teaching residents in high-risk communities about fire safety made her an outstanding choice for the honor.

Anderson makes fire prevention education fun and engaging using props, costumes, coloring books and dynamic activities. She not only brings safety messages to the schools across Minneapolis but also English as a Second Language groups at churches and community centers. En outre, she teaches people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

For a number of years she has served on the Urban Fire and Life Safety Task Force, qui est composé d'éducateurs de sécurité incendie publics / communautaires officiers de réduction des risques de villes nord-américaines avec des populations de 250,000 ou plus. Le but du groupe de travail est d'examiner les défis uniques auxquels font face les éducateurs de sécurité incendie et de la vie dans les grandes villes. Le groupe de travail élabore des stratégies pour relever ces défis et les partage avec une grande ville des services d'incendie.

Anderson a rejoint le Service d'incendie de Minneapolis 16 il ya des années et a déménagé dans la sécurité incendie et la prévention après huit ans. "Il est beaucoup de plaisir,"Elle est cité comme disant. "Je viens aime travailler avec la communauté. Je dois le meilleur travail. "

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