Texas Fire Chiefs Academy


Make Your Plans to Attend!

Attend one of the upcoming Texas Fire Chiefs Academies. This Academy is quickly becoming a desired/required credential for fire chief positions throughout the state, as seen in several recent job postings. And your department may qualify for up to $575 of funding that could go toward tuition! Review the Texas Forest Service Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program guidelines. Current chiefs and executive officers are especially encouraged to attend. Graduates of the Academy receive the Certified Fire Executive or CFE professional designation.



Registration is now open for the Academy! The fee includes tuition, books and lunch.  Please note that tuition does NOT include room or hotel accommodations.  Registrants will be encouraged to make reservations at nearby hotels for their comfort.  

Please watch the Friday Report for additional information on hotel blocks for the Academy.


Texas Fire Chiefs Academy is a comprehensive training opportunity for current fire chiefs and those who aspire to be fire chiefs. All applicants must be members of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association.

Texas Fire Chiefs Academy

October 25-30, 2020

Garland Fire Training Facility

1500 HWY 66

Garland, Texas

Cost: $1000