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Welcome to the Paradise Valley Community College Emergency Medical Technology & Fire Science program website. Please feel free to learn more about our programs by browsing through our pages.

About Our Programs
Led by Dan Donahue, EMT Program Director & Captain/Paramedic with the Phoenix Fire Department,  Paul Sunder, Fire Science Program Director & Captain (retired) from the Phoenix Fire Department, and Bob Dotterer, Paramedic Education Program Director retired from the Phoenix Fire Department, our nationally accredited programs provide a high-level of education & training in the areas of emergency medical services and fire science. With over 85 years of combined firefighting & EMS experience, our program directors bring a wealth of knowledge to our programs and are a great asset to students pursuing EMT, Paramedic, and Fire Science degrees and professional certifications.


FIRE SCIENCE NEWS & INFORMATION:

 Spring 2016 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)

We are currently accepting academy interest forms for the Spring 2016 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in January 2016.  The deadline to submit an academy interest form is Friday, November 6, 2015.
(For more information, please see the Firefighter Operations Academy page.)

For more information on our program, please see the Fire Science page.


PARAMEDIC EDUCATION NEWS & INFORMATION:

Spring 2016 Paramedic Education Program

Entrance information for the upcoming 2016 Spring Paramedic Education Program is currently being planned.  Please check back for information in the coming weeks.

For more information on our programs, please see the Paramedic Program page.


EMT NEWS & INFORMATION:

Enrollment for EMT104 & EMT200 CANNOT be completed online!!! Enrollment must be through phone registration or in person through Admissions & Records in the KSC Building on campus.

For more information on our program, please see the EMT page.


UPCOMING CPAT DATES:

August 8, 2015
 October 10, 2015

December 12, 2015

CPAT RENEWAL COST ONLY $50.00 FOR THOSE THAT QUALIFY!!!
(COMPARED TO OUTSIDE AGENCIES FULL PRICING PER CPAT TEST & PRACTICE ATTEMPTS)

For more information on CPATs held thru PVCC, please see the CPAT page.

Contact Us

PVCC EMT/FIRE SCIENCE OFFICE
Phone: (602) 787-6782
Fax: (602) 787-6715
Email: pvcc.fsc.emt@gmail.com
Location: L Building (Map)

Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed

**Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).  For more information please visit the PVCC Accreditation webpage.**

Staff

Paul Sunder
Fire Science Program Director
Captain, Phoenix Fire Department (Retired)
(602) 787-6736
paul.sunder@paradisevalley.edu

Dan Donahue, MS NRP
EMT Program Director
Captain/Paramedic, Phoenix Fire Department
(602) 787-6552
daniel.donahue@paradisevalley.edu

Robert Dotterer, MEd NRP
Paramedic Education Program Director
Phoenix Fire Department (Retired)
(623) 640-6633 - cell
robert.dotterer@paradisevalley.edu

Bill Loughran, RN
Paramedic Education Program Resident Faculty & Lead Instructor
(602) 565-8532
william.loughran@paradisevalley.edu

Brandon Sunder, BA NRP
Fire Science/EMT Program Assistant / Website Admin
(602) 787-6782
brandon.sunder@paradisevalley.edu

Alyssa Harris
Interim Public Safety Lab Associate (PSLA)
(602) 787-6782
alyssa.harris@paradisevalley.edu

Kacie Chavez
Interim Public Safety Lab Associate (PSLA)
(602) 787-6782
kacie.chavez@paradisevalley.edu

Travis Guinta
Interim Public Safety Lab Associate (PSLA)
(602) 787-6782
travis.guinta@paradisevalley.edu

Kyle Netzel
Interim Public Safety Lab Associate (PSLA)
(602) 787-6782
kyle.netzel@paradisevalley.edu

Jim Collier Jr.
Interim Public Safety Lab Associate (PSLA)
(602) 787-6782
james.collier.jr@paradisevalley.edu

Paul Honeywell, NRP
Paramedic Education Program Lead Instructor
paul.honeywell@paradisevalley.edu

William (Bobby) Finn
Firefighter I & II Academy Coordinator
Captain, Phoenix Fire Department
william.finn@paradisevalley.edu

John Sheridan
Technical Rescue Coordinator
Engineer/TRT, Phoenix Fire Department
jsheridan55@hotmail.com

Tim Venard
Technical Rescue Coordinator
Captain/Paramedic/TRT, Phoenix Fire Department
timothy.venard@paradisevalley.edu

PVCC Fire Science/EMT