An interactive learning tool focusing on contracting and acquisition. Two of the more popular courses available are Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) Mentor, and Contracting Overview. These courses are a "must have" if you deal with Corps of Engineers contracts.
a Government-wide resource that supports development of the Federal workforce through simplified and one-stop access to high quality e-Training products and services. Categories of training include: Communications, Customer Service, e-Learning, Human Resources, Leadership, Legislatively Mandated & Agency Required Topics, Management, Microsoft Office, Personal Development, Professional Development and Project Management.
Natural Resources Management On-line Training Sources (NRMOTS)
Coming Soon: The Career Development Steering Committee is developing the NRM On-Line Training Source (NRMOTS) as a "one-stop-shop", board overview and orientation of the Corps' NRM missions and business lines, regulations, safety, security, and human resources. New team members will be guided through processes for gaining passwords and access to the many benefits offered to federal employees, as well as receiving a quick overview of the federal government, the Corps/NRM history, a description of the various NRM program elements and many other areas of interest. NRMOTS can also be a tool for the tenured team members to refresh understanding of the areas mentioned above.
requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities. The Federal Information Technology Accessibility Initiative is a Federal government interagency effort to offer information and technical assistance to assist in the successful implementation of Section 508. The 508 Universe currently includes an online course to train Webmasters how to develop Web pages that meet the Access Board standards for Web pages as specified in §1194.22 of the Federal Register published on December 21, 2000.
A free on-line training site with an emphasis on environmental training and safety (OSHA) training. A great place to get that hard-to-find mandatory training requirement on forklift training, community right to know, MSDS, etc.
Administered by the Army Institute for Professional Development, this site offers the Supervisor Development Course that is mandatory and required training as outlined in the Corps of Engineers Natural Resource Management Career Guide (EP 690-2-2).
The Army Smartforce offers a variety of online education. The courses are free, and once registered for a course from a .mil computer, can be later accessed from your personal computer. The Smartforce uses seven broad topics, Careers, Business Skills, Technology Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Home and Personal, Certification and E-business Skills, to guide you to learning paths. Many courses are very applicable to use in the field and offices, and many others are tools you can use to work toward career advancement (Program Management, budgeting and other "management" skills).
NTT provides the opportunity to learn theory from expert instructors and then, using actual equipment and systems, put into practice the skills and techniques discussed. This training is geared toward those NRM team members dealing in “maintenance” systems.
RTI delivers a wide range of high-quality environmental management, emergency response and security training products and services. Additional courses in the areas of Air Quality, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) are also available.Government Institute and RTI offer additional courses in Security Vulnerability Analysis and Emergency Response Management Planning.
Professional Certification Program evaluates the education and experience of fisheries professionals. Applications are evaluated on an ongoing basis, and applicants do not have to be AFS members. Certification may be used as (1) a basis for evaluation for employment or promotion, (2) demonstration of expertise, (3) continuing professional activities, and (4) education and verification of professionalism. The Professional Certification Program also serves to promote and strengthen the field’s professional standards.
The courses offered under this program are developed to meet unique Corps of Engineers training needs. Employees and supervisors should refer to the Purple Book (CEHRP 350-1-1) while assessing and identifying training needs for an employee's Individual Development Plan (IDP). Classes are taught by Corps employees from HQUSACE, Divisions, Districts, and laboratories or are contracted to universities or private firms.
Seeks to promote and strengthen professional standards in all activities devoted to wildlife resources. To this end, the Society has developed a professional certification program designed to evaluate the education and professional experience of wildlife biologists.
Comprehensive Soldier Fitness training is available to all DA Civilians at http://www.army.mil/CSF/ It is designed to provide a system to master skills necessary to achieve balance in lives and build resilience in order to thrive in an era of high operational tempo and persistent conflict.
This is required training for all active duty Soldiers. DA Civilians are encouraged, but not required, to conduct the training. An AKO login is required for access to the link, and the training takes about one hour.
has BS and MS degree programs in the Biological Sciences, Engineering Fields, and Forestry Sciences. However, this link sends you to their website concerning their graduate programs in many different areas, including Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
provides BS and MS programs in Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Recreation Administration, and Parks and Natural Resource Management Administration. Professor Jon Hooper annually offers a professional training session in communications and presentation skills workshop to improve professional presentations each January and offers spaces to Corps employees.
A partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and George Mason University, these courses are designed to help meet staff development of the Forest Service employees and other public land managers. Fourteen courses, seven each in natural resource recreation management and national forest land management are offered.
currently have BS and MS programs in Fisheries, Forestry, Natural Resources, Oceanography, Range and Watershed Mgmt. As an alumnus of Humboldt, Barbara Cooper, Park Ranger in SPK, said "one of its strengths is in offering natural resource education with the field locations to back it up, with a marine lab on the coast, the heart of the north coast redwood forests and rivers to do lots of research. Alan Leftridge and Carolyn Bauer are two professors that have links to the National Association of Interpretation and have provided professional training workshops and internships to agencies in addition to their professional standing."
The Institute is a practical education program for visitor and resource security personnel, administrators, policy makers and students. The inclusion of both law enforcement and ranger in the Institute name reflects the involvement of certified and noncertified personnel in enforcement, education, and management concerning visitors and resources
Participants can look forward to a stimulating and challenging series of seminars that will teach personal and group leadership skills, explore the nature of natural resource conflicts, and identify constructive dispute resolution alternatives.
Penn State Executive Programs: Management Program for Natural Resource Managers -- The Penn State Management Program for Natural Resource Managers offers an intensive 9-day learning experience designed to provide an in-depth examination of the critical management issues facing natural resource professionals.
offers the South Pacific Division a two week training session for new hires for an overall introduction of the Corps and Visitor Assistance principals. The Academy also offers degrees in criminal justice, EMT and Paramedic programs, Fire fighting, and related courses that the Corps has taken advantage of such as an Emergency Vehicle Operations course complete with skid plates and driving simulators. They accept out of state students and offer first class facilities at their new training center.
Provides a link into the Florida Engineering and Education Delivery System (FEEDS). These graduate-engineering courses are available to support degree programs or non-degree programs (professional development) in fields such as environmental policy management.
University Partners--Natural Resources Distance Learning Consortium - View PPT Presentation