Excellence in Education Council
The TMA Education Committee has been charged with setting up a representative council of leaders to assist with education programming for the year.
WHAT'S NEEDED: The Excellence in Education Council is in place to provide guidance on industry priorities. We are looking for balanced representation across the industry to meet the educational needs of our members. Feel free to nominate yourself or someone within your organization.
TIMELINE: April timeframe for review of Call for Presentation proposals to finalize Fall programs (OPSTech and the Annual Meeting)
HOURS: 3-4 hours annually
Operator Video Monitoring Online Training
Experts needed in best practice operator training for professional video monitoring to include basic call handling, critical thinking, escalation and ECC communication.
WHAT'S NEEDED: Help with module review and exercise development to include video samples for training use. Members of the TMA Surveillance and Video Verificiation committee have completed two drafts and could use additional industry validation on content and application in the real-world monitoring center environment.
TIMELINE: TMA plans to launch the course BETA by mid-April with a GOLD release by June 30.
HOURS: Module will average about 30 pages of content (including exercises); time needed depends on activity (for example, exercise development may take longer). Flexible hours based on areas of expertise. Response deadlines must be met to meet production schedule deadlines.
Outside Video Installation Online Training
Experts needed in best practice outdoor video installation training for technicians to include installation checklist, equipment considerations, customer expectation management, and effective sales advice.
WHAT'S NEEDED: Help with module review and when necessary, content development. TMA is providing a written outline and needs industry validation on content and application in the real-world professional monitoring environment.
TIMELINE: TMA timeline is dependent on the release of the operator training module; schedule is pending.
HOURS: Module will average about 30 pages of content; time needed depends on activity (for example, exercise development may take longer). Flexible hours based on areas of expertise. Response deadlines must be met to meet production schedule deadlines.
TMA Webinar Presentations
TMA webinars are purely educational and provide a "sales free" environment for members to learn about industry trends, updates and innovations.
WHAT'S NEEDED: Topic ideas and speakers for just-in-time 45 min/15 min Q&A virtual programs on topics of interest to the professional monitoring industry.
TIMELINE: Webinars are scheduled based on calendar availability.
HOURS: Flexible hours based on time needed to prepare and practice presentation.