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Schenectady, NY 12301

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About Training

Well trained floodplain administrators and public officials are an essential component of keeping our communities safe.


Nysfsma supports nys communities in connecting to training and programs that support their floodplain management efforts


Certified Floodplain Managers in New York State (Source: ASFPM as of Feb. 2020)

Workshops Held by NYSFSMA in 2019


NYSFSMA Workshop Attendees in 2019

Communities Participating in the Community Rating System (Source: FEMA as of April 2019)

Training Resources

We’ve compiled valuable training videos and courses, job aids, useful forms and links to state and federal program information to help you do your job more effectively! Don’t see a topic of interest? Contact us to suggest it.

Floodplain Management

Training on Floodplain Management Topics
  • National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Overview
  • Elevation Certificates
  • Floodplain Development Permits

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Flood Hazard Mapping

Training on Topics Related to Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Map Change Processes, and Related Topics  
  • How to read and use Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Flood Insurance Studies (FIS)
  • Letters of Map Change

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Flood Insurance

Training on Flood Insurance Related Topics of Interest to Floodplain Administrators 
  • Flood Insurance - How it Relates to Roles/Responsibilities of Floodplain Administrators
  • Community Rating Systems (CRS)

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Flood Mitigation

Training on Topics Related to Mitigation Planning, Reduced Risk, and Increasing Resiliency 
  • Protecting Natural Floodplain Functions
  • Flood Resilience Planning

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Managing Disasters

Training for Floodplain Administrators for when Disasters Strike 
  • Post Disaster Inspections including Substantial Damage
  • Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) Coverage

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Floodplain Management is complex. We've collected different types of resources to help make it easier. 

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Meet The Trainers

We are working hard to provide you with more features and training tools like the capabilities to learn more about our trainers. 




New York State Floodplain Administrators contact info

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LIST of Past training Locations/Facilities

Need ideas for where to host training and who with? Check out Past Trainings that have been held in your area!

Burgundy Basin Inn 1361 Marsh Road,
Pittsford, NY 14534

Babylon Town Hall Board Room 47 W Main Street,
Babylon, NY 11702

Federal Plaza, EPA Building 30th Floor 290 Broadway,
New York, NY 10007

East Fishkill Town Hall 330 NYS-376,
Hopewell Junction, NY 12533

Hyatt Regency Buffalo 2 Fountian Plaza,
Buffalo, NY 14202

Greene County Emergency Services 25 Volunteer Drive,
Cairo, NY 12413

Residence Inn by Marriott 191 Washington Street,
Conshohocken, PA 19428

Agroforestry Resource Center 6055 NY-23,
Acra, NY 12405

Cavern's Palace
2938 State Route 7,
Howes Cave, NY 12092

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