Ideas for Celebrating NPSTW

In February, APCO’s Member & Chapter Services Committee (MCSC) surveyed chapters about how they celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week. The survey included questions about financing NPSTW, theme days, gifts, public recognition and more. 29 chapters responded and we will share their results here to provide ideas for your initiatives.

Ideas for NPSTW Gifts and How to Fund Them

95% of responding agencies said they provide gifts to their public safety telecommunicators during NPSTW. In this post, we share ideas for gifts and how they are financed.

Ideas for NPSTW Theme Days

Theme days are a fun and inexpensive way to celebrate. In this post, we share the answers to the question:  Do you celebrate theme days? If so, what have been some of the staff’s favorite days in which to participate?

Ideas for Getting Recognition From Partner Agencies, Media and the Community

Our final post focuses on getting recognition from partner agencies, government departments and the public. Here are some ideas suggested by other emergency communications centers.