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Office of Environmental Management Training Program Overview

Welcome to the Environmental Management Training Academy! Our goal on this site is to provide FDOT staff, consultants, resource agency partners and Local Agency Program (LAP) partners with information about our training program and delivery plan.

We offer a wide range of opportunities for training in various delivery formats including on-demand and instructor led courses as well as access to relevant training materials from previous classes. Topics in our curriculum range from the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Assignment Program, the Project Development and Environment (PD&E) Process, Environmental Permitting, Efficient Transportation Decision Making (ETDM) Process, Section 4(f), and more.

Our on-demand training includes both Computer Based Trainings (CBTs) as well recorded webinars. CBTs provide a great opportunity for the learner to work at their own pace, whether you are a new employee just starting out or a seasoned professional that may need a refresher.

Live webinars often provide direct access to OEM staff and our agency partners, such as the US Army Corps of Engineers or National Marine Fisheries Service. No more missing out on training due to schedule conflicts, as the Training Academy includes recordings of these webinars for those that may have missed the scheduled event or those that may just want to review the material again.

For certain topics, we are able to provide instructor led courses. These are scheduled based on need and as staff availability and budget allow. OEM's goal with these courses is to provide more extensive and personal experiences for the learner, especially when there are changes in FDOT procedures.  

The content for the Environmental Management Training Academy generally resides within FDOT's Learning Curve environment. There you can find courses, enroll in live webinars or instructor led courses and access the CBTs and on-demand recorded webinars. You can even access training materials from previous, still relevant classes that do not have an on demand option.

Currently, only FDOT staff have access to the Learning Curve, however, it is anticipated that non-FDOT participants (agencies, consultants, etc.) will have access to this system in the summer of 2017 for a nominal fee. Until external user access to FDOT's Learning Curve system is established, external learners can access the materials listed across the tracks below and at the web-based training site  Learners can keep track of their progress and transcripts. Instructors can share information with students, provide feedback and confirm enrollments.

Our Environmental Management Training Academy is generally arranged into different training tracks.

The Academy also provides a location for upcoming training announcements and standalone training events that don't fit into the tracks.

To stay up-to-date on OEM training opportunities, create an account on our FDOT Contact Mailer and select Environmental Management and Environmental Publications and Updates under the Publications Interest.  As training opportunities are available, we will send email notifications out through contact mailer.

We hope that you find everything you need at your fingertips here on this site and in the Learning Curve, however, should you find that you need additional information or have questions, please feel free to reach out to Terri Cook terri.cook@dot.state.fl.us or 850-414-5319.