Instructors

The CCA instructors are currently employed or recently retired Firefighters, Police Officers, Deputy Sheriffs, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics and Nurses.

Additional staff members consist of professionals from Public Safety, Volunteer Fire Companies and local college students.

All instructors and staff members are selected from a pool of qualified candidates after a hiring process. The candidates are evaluated on their ability to interact with youth and desire to motivate the students. All members of the staff must pass a background investigation. The members of the staff complete a comprehensive training program and instructors maintain credentials related to Firefighting, Law Enforcement or Emergency Medical Services.

The California Cadet Academy is assisted by a panel of professionals who are members of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board helps evaluate the curriculum and makes recommendations based upon their experience and training. These recommendations are presented to the Board of Directors who implement approved recommendations into the curriculum.

All members of the staff are dedicated to the development and success of today's youth.

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