FPM 101: Introduction to Floodplain Management provides attendees with the most up-to-date information on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), major floodplain management concepts, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.
Floodplain Administrator Training
As stated in Oklahoma's accreditation requirements, floodplain administrators are required to obtain 6 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) every two years. Credit can be earned by attending the courses listed below. Submit completed course certificates to Cheyanne Reynolds.
Register for a class today! Space is limited. Courses, dates, and locations are subject to change or cancellation.
FPM 202: Beyond the Basics offers a concentration on one or more specific areas of floodplain management, such as ordinance administration, permitting, outreach, elevation certificates, mitigation, substantial damage/substantial improvement, post-disaster activities, mapping and determinations, and violations and enforcement.
OFMA Special Topics in Floodplain Management are hosted by Oklahoma Floodplain Managers Association staff and feature a wide array of speakers and topics, including floodplain management ethics, storm water management, flood resilience, hazard mitigation planning, post-disaster events, and rural floodplain management.
This four-day course is designed for local officials responsible for administering floodplain management ordinances, building inspectors, code enforcement/zoning officers, planners, city/county managers, attorneys, engineers, surveyors, and public works officials. The purpose is to provide comprehensive and structured training to individuals with limited floodplain management experience. The course is eligible for 12 credits to meet continuing education requirements for floodplain administrators.
To be placed on the class roster, or wait list if the session is full, participants must obtain a FEMA Student Identification Number (SID), complete the OWRB's Floodplain Management 101 course, and submit documentation to Cheyanne Reynolds no later than one week prior to the L-273 course start date.
Those wishing to take the OFMA/ASFPM Certified Floodplain Manager Exam are required to have attended this course; however, please note that attendance does not guarantee a passing grade. Not all CFM exam topics are covered in L-273 course materials. Visit OFMA's Exam Prep page for additional guidance.