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Course Name: Coastal Community Resilience: An Overview of Strategies, Tools, and Science
Course Code: EQ0701CA22
Date: December 14 & 15, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm EST (Log-in time: 8:30 am)
Format: Live, instructor-led
Registration Fee: TBD
Multi Person Discount Fee: TBD (save when you sign up with a colleague!)
Registration Closes: TBD
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Payments should be made out to: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Checks and money orders should be mailed to: Office of Continuing Professional Education, Attn: Registration Dept., 102 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
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This course is designed to give planners and practitioners in coastal communities an in-depth understanding of the strategies, science, and tools that are available for use in New Jersey to plan for coastal resilience.
- Provide participants with an overview of coastal resilience theory and practice with a particular focus on community-based planning and decision-making
- Introduce participants to current science relative to coastal resilience, including projections related to sea level rise in New Jersey
- Provide participants with a solid understanding of tools and resources available in New Jersey to undertake community-based coastal resilience planning
Who Should Attend?
This class is well-suited for planners and practitioners interested in coastal resilience. Past participants have included:
- Community Leaders
- Environmental Program Managers
- Environmental Scientists
- Land Managers
- Local Officials
Meet Your Instructors
Lisa Auermuller, Assistant Manager; Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
Jeanne Herb, Executive Director; Environmental Analysis & Communications Group; Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
“Great overview of tools, excellent practical tips for public communication.”
– Past Participant
“The whole course was very eye-opening. I hope to incorporate the resiliency process list into our RFPs and future projects.”
– Past Participant
“I will make use of the flood mapping tools and will use them for site assessment and general planning.”
– Past Participant
Continuing Education Credits
The most recent offering of Coastal Community Resilience was approved for the following credits from professional organizations. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.
NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 3 Technical, 3 Management Contact Hours
NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists (HO/REHS): Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this education program will be awarded 5.5 NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).
NJ Professional Engineers: 5.5 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits
American Planning Association (APA): 5.5 Credits
Course Requirements and Policies
This online course will be delivered via Zoom. Registrants will receive more information as we move closer to the course date. On June 13, 2022, they will receive an email with a link to access the course.
Please log into class at 8:00AM (30 minutes before start time) for a brief overview of the online format. The course will start promptly at 8:30AM.
Equipment you will need to access this training:
- Laptop or desktop computers are required for this class.
- Speakers and microphone are not necessary as a call-in option is available.
A unique email address is required for each registrant to register and access our courses.
- If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.
- If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, your account must be updated with a unique email address. To do this, please send an email to us at email@example.com stating that your email address needs to be changed and include:
- Your full name
- The shared email address that needs to be changed
- Your unique email address
- A phone number where you can be reached if we have any questions
Photo ID Requirement
Each registrant will be asked provide a photo of him/herself holding their government-issued photo ID. This is required by credit boards so that you may receive credits for participating in this online course.
- You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions. Wait to receive these instructions before you attempt to upload your ID.
- The photo must be clear enough that we can read your name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it.
- After an OCPE staff member reviews the picture and verifies your identity, you will have access to participate in the course when it begins.
Cancellations and Substitutions
A $100 cancellation fee applies for this course. Substitutions are permitted. View our cancellation policy.
Program Questions? We’re Here to Help!
If you have any questions about Coastal Community Resilience, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
For registration assistance, please contact our Registration Department at 848-932-9271, option 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.