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CFM Exam

The Certified Flood Manager (CFM) exam will be held on Friday, December 13, 2019 at Fort Trumbull State Park, 90 Walbach Street, New London, CT (same as the L273 Class below) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.  To register, please visit the ASFPM website.  You must register through ASFPM by November 30, 2019 to be eligible to take the exam.

L273 CLASS – Managing Floodplain Development Through the NFIP:

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!  FEMA Region I, CT DEEP, and CAFM are sponsoring the L273 Class at Fort Trumbull on December 9 through 12, 2019.  See the event page for more details.

CAFM Fall Newsletter:

Download our Fall NEWSLETTER here!

Upcoming FEMA Training Classes in Waterbury:

The State of Connecticut and Post University in Waterbury, CT are hosting FEMA’s National Emergency Management Basic Academy courses for individuals pursuing a career in emergency management.  These classes are designed for newly appointed emergency managers with less than three years of experience.  The Basic Academy consists of the following courses:

** E/L/K0146 HSEEP is replacing the E/L0104 Exercise Design, which will retire in FY19. If you have previously taken E/L/K0146 you do not have to retake the course to be given credit towards the Basic Academy.


Six online Independent Study courses are required as prerequisites to the classroom courses. All six must be completed before submitting an application for E/L0101

  • IS-100 (any version) – Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
  • IS-120.a – An Introduction to Exercise
  • IS-200 (any version) – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
  • IS-700 (any version) – National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS-800.b – National Response Framework, An Introduction
  • IS-230.d – Fundamentals of Emergency Management

Tuition and Travel Reimbursement:

There is no cost for tuition.


Following are the dates for the Basic Academy at Post University:

Mon, January 06 2020, 8:00 AM – Fri, January 10 2020

L0101 Foundations of Emergency Management


Mon, March 09 2020, 8:00 AM – Wed, March 11 2020

L0146 – Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Basic Course


Thu, March 12 2020, 8:00 AM – Fri, March 13 2020

L0105 Public Information and Warning


Related Downloads:

Course links for Basic Academy at Post University

Training Opportunity -# L0101 Foundations of Emergency management – Jan 2020

Training Opportunity – # L0105 Public Information and Warning – March 2020

Training Opportunity – # L0146 HSEEP – March 2020


Additional scheduled trainings by other agencies are listed below.  Please follow the links and contact these entities directly to attend.  For CRS, PDM, and STARR webinars, click the link and then the “Upcoming” tab to navigate the list on the WebEx page.


STARR Webinar:  Tools for Determining Base Flood Elevation – November 14

EBC Climate Change Matchmaking Forum – November 15, Norwood, MA

Natural Floodplain Functions Alliance Webinar:  Focusing on Pre-Event Resilience Building – The Zurich Flood Resilience Alliance Approach – November 18

CRS Webinar:  Introduction to CRS – November 19

EBC Dam Management Program:  Funding & Permitting Your Dam Removal & Repair Project – November 19 – Framingham, MA

CRS Webinar:  CRS and Coastal Hazards – November 20

STARR Webinar:  Floodplain Development Permit Review – November 21

STARR Webinar:  Inspecting Floodplain Development – November 21

PIE Webinar:  Increasing Our Resiliency to Urban Flooding – November 21

Building Climate Resilience into Infrastructure – November 22 – UMass Club, Boston, MA

Connecticut Forum on the Climate Crisis – November 22 – The Bushnell, Hartford, CT


LO273 Class:  Managing Floodplain Development through the NFIP – December 9-12, 2019, New London, CT

CRS Webinar:  Natural Floodplain Functions and the CRS – December 17

CRS Webinar:  Preparing an Annual Recertification – December 18

STARR Webinar:  Elevation Certificates – December 19


The 2nd Annual Climate Change Conference – New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY

Additional courses available through FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute in Emmittsburg, MD.


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