Fire Chiefs Academy

LFCA Foundation presents
Louisiana Fire Chiefs Academy

October 3-5, 2024 in Baton Rouge, LA

Applications accepted July 1 - 10, 2024. The deadline to submit is July 10th at Noon.
The cohort will be notified August 1st.
*Limited spaces available.*

The Louisiana Fire Chiefs Academy is a comprehensive training opportunity for current fire chiefs and those who aspire to be fire chiefs. 

July 1st @ 8 AM - Begin Acceptance of Applications
July 10th @ Noon - Deadline for Application Submission
August 1st - Cohort Contacted with Course Details & Invoice

Submit your application to LFCAF via the link below (will be live July 1st @ 8 AM). After reviewing applicants, the cohort will be selected and notified in preparation for the Fall 2024 Fire Chiefs Academy.  

Tuition is $600 for LFCA members & $700 for non-members (includes 1st year dues). Tuition is not due until the cohort has been notified & invoiced. Breakfast is provided by the host hotel. Tuition includes hotel accommodations, lunch, and happy hours; dinner is on your own. 

We are planning for this Academy to be a 2-year process. This 2024 Fall Academy is in the inaugural cohort, and the intent is to host a second academy in 2025 for second years (including the second-year research project; and a new class of first years). There are limited spaces available for the inaugural cohort. 

2024 Academy in Baton Rouge
Thursday, October 3 - Saturday, October 5  |  Tentative Agenda
Thursday, Oct. 3
8:00 - 8:15 AM  Welcome & Orientation
8:15 - 11:45 AM  Sessions
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM  Lunch (Provided)
1:00 - 4:45 PM  Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 PM  Happy Hour

Friday, Oct. 4
8:00 - 11:45 AM  Sessions
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM  Lunch (Provided)
1:00 - 4:45 PM  Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 PM  Happy Hour

Saturday, Oct. 5
8:00 - 11:45 AM  Sessions
12:00 PM  Encouraged to attend FETA Expo!

Hotel accommodations are included in tuition. Details to be shared with the cohort.

Contact the LFCA office at (225) 443-3600 or


Application form will not be available until July 1st @ 8 AM.


The Louisiana Fire Chiefs Association represents the needs of the Louisiana Fire Service. Protecting our lives and rights from Baton Rouge to Washington, D.C.