Floodplain Management Training

Upcoming Training Opportunities

ArcGIS Pro For Floodplain Management

Participants must register for both Parts 1 & 2 to receive the approved 3.5 hours Continuing Education Credit (CEC) toward the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credential.

Part 1

Part 1 of the ArcGIS Pro for Floodplain Management class focuses on accessing floodplain data and how to manipulate and symbolize floodplain data using ArcGIS Pro.  The data sources explored include the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Flood Map Service Center (MSC) and the GIS services offered by the Kansas Department of Agriculture – Division of Water Resources (KDA-DWR) and the Kansas Data Access and Support Center (DASC). The data explored include floodplain boundaries and LiDAR based ground elevations. REGISTER HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Virtual Training on September 22nd, 2020 from 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Part 2

Part 2 of the ArcGIS Pro for Floodplain Management class builds on the topics learn in Part 1 by exploring how ArcGIS Pro can be used in floodplain management activities. Activities explored include calculating a Base Flood Elevation (BFE), identifying properties residing in the floodplain, and creating maps to communicate floodplain information including how to make Community Rating System (CRS) maps for credits in this program. REGISTER HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Virtual Training on September 23rd, 2020 from 10:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.


Elevation Certificates

Section A

This class is for officials responsible for reviewing elevation certificates and surveyors who complete the forms. The focus is on the first section of the elevation certificate forms. Approved for 1 hours Continuing Education Credit (CEC) toward the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credential. Limited to 50 participants. REGISTER HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Virtual Training on October 20th, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Section B

This class is for officials responsible for reviewing elevation certificates and surveyors who complete the forms. The focus is on the first section of the elevation certificate forms. Approved for 1 hours Continuing Education Credit (CEC) toward the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credential. Limited to 50 participants. REGISTER HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Virtual Training on October 21st, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


Section C,D,E

This class is for officials responsible for reviewing elevation certificates and surveyors who complete the forms. The focus is on the first section of the elevation certificate forms. Approved for 1 hours Continuing Education Credit (CEC) toward the Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) credential. Limited to 50 participants. REGISTER HERE  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Virtual Training on October 22nd, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Recent Virtual Training


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Websites for Floodplain Management Success

This class is for officials responsible for administering their local floodplain management ordinance. The focus is on using State and Federal websites for information on Base Flood Elevations, Map Data and LiDAR. Includes a demo. Virtual Training held on September 16th, 2020 from 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.


Inspecting Violations and Giving Notices

This free class is designed for floodplain managers and community officials responsible for enforcing floodplain management regulations. The course will focus on investigating alleged violations and sending notices to property owners. Virtual Training held on August 11, 2020 from 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m. 


Meeting with Violators and Resolving Issues

This free class is designed for floodplain managers and community officials responsible for enforcing floodplain management regulations. The course will focus on meeting with violators and resolving matters. Resolution may include going to court. Virtual Training held on August 12, 2020 from 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

Independent Study Training Opportunities

Independent Study Courses:

Floodplain Management Training - Independent Study Instructions
Floodplain Elevation Certificate Section A - Floodplain EC Section A

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