Webinars on the Community Rating System
The CRS Webinar Series provides training opportunities to communities that are not yet participating in the Community Rating System or local government staff that are new to the CRS, and to local government staff with experience in the CRS. The Series includes basic introductory sessions and more advanced topics, most averaging about an hour in length.
|May 16||Introduction to the CRS|
|May 17||CRS and Coastal Hazards|
|June 20||Preparing for a Verification Visit|
|June 21||Developing Outreach Projects (Activity 330)|
|July 18||Changes in the 2017 CRS Coordinator’s Manual|
|July 19||CRS Class 4 Prerequisites|
|August 15||Preparing an Annual Recertification|
|August 16||Flood Warning & Response (Activity 610)|
|September 19||Preparing an Annual Recertification|
|September 20||Floodplain Management Planning (Activity 510)|
|October 17||Introduction to the CRS|
|October 18||Developing a CRS Program for Public Information (PPI)|
|November 14||Preparing for a Verification Visit|
|November 15||Working with Repetitive Loss Properties|
|December 12||Introduction to the CRS|
|December 13||CRS and Coastal Hazards|
Click here and type “CRS” in the search field to view webinars that are now open for registration. Note: registration for webinars opens approximately 6 months ahead of the event.
If you have questions about the CRS Webinar Series, please contact Becca.Croft@atkinsglobal.com.
Emergency Management Institute Courses
Community Rating System (CRS) training opportunities are offered throughout the year at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and at field-deployed locations. New CRS coordinators are encouraged to attend the 4-day CRS class (E278). The course is free, and travel expenses are covered for those accepted to the EMI. Click here for course information and schedules.
Pocket Guide to the Community Rating System
Community Rating System (CRS) Overview
CRS Users Groups
CRS communities across the country have formed CRS Users Groups to share information about CRS activities and credits. The groups also offer training opportunities. Click below for contact information for each group.List of All CRS Users Groups