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The University of Connecticut Climate Adaptation Academy will be hosting a workshop entitled “Managed Retreat in the Age of Climate Change” with keynote speaker A. R. Siders at Mercy by the Sea, 167 Neck Road, Madison, CT on March 20, 2020 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm.  The cost is $35.  5.0 CFM credits are available!

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, 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 – # 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:  Elevation Certificates – February 13

STARR Webinar:  Floodplain Development Permit Review – February 27

STARR Webinar:  Inspecting Floodplain Development – February 27


STARR Webinar:  Tools for Determining Base Flood Elevation – March 12

Climate Adaptation Academy Workshop – Managed Retreat in the Age of Climate Change – March 20, Madison, CT


Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association Conference – May 1, Providence, RI


2020 AWRA Annual Water Resources Conference – Orlando, FL

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


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