A comprehensive strategy for workforce development entails recruiting, training, and retaining outstanding individuals. A professional development strategy must go beyond training seminars. It should provide opportunities for education through degree programs or online courses, mentoring, professional certification, participation in professional societies, and knowledge development through research.

Core Competencies for Federal Facilities Asset Management Through 2020: Transformational Strategies
, National Research Council of the National Academy of Science, November 2007

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PG&E: Pacific Energy Center Training Series, “Pump/Motor Interaction”
PG&ECheck out this video on Pump / Motor Interaction from Pacific Gas & Electric.
08/06/2013
OPM’s Training and Development Policy Wiki
OPM LogoLow Cost Training Options Organizations must continue the operation of training and development even in times of tighter budgets. Learn some of the different ways organizations can train their workforce with minimal expenditures and increase the quality of those training offerings while incurring little to no cost. Visit OPM’s Training and Development Policy Wiki to learn how.
05/15/2013
OPM Training
OPMOPM’s Center for Leadership Development offers a series of courses in Leadership and Management. From Managing the Flexible Workplace to a Managing Performance Seminar. Look at their entire schedule online.
08/06/2013
OPM policy on cost-sharing for employee training
OPM LogoFederal law and regulations provide many ways to support employees’ training and development. Agencies are encouraged to use these flexibilities to meet agency needs and to support employee self-development and learning. There are examples of flexibilities in current Federal training law and regulations, including providing academic degree training. The following information addresses these flexibilities: Establishment of training ...
05/15/2013
OPM Best Practices: Mentoring
OPMCheck out the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s guide: Best Practices: Mentoring.
08/06/2013
NPS Fuel Management Technical Guide
NPSNPS personnel must be familiar with fuel and petroleum storage and handling requirements to protect themselves, the environment, park resources, and the visiting public. Exposure to fuel and other petroleum products can cause harm to both the environment and human health. Spills or leaks from fuel and petroleum storage tanks may contaminate the soil groundwater ...
08/06/2013
Mast of the U.S.S. Maine – Restoring the Historic Steps to the Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery
USS Maine MemorialCheck out this informative video on how the historic steps were restored and an accessible ramp was constructed at the Mast of the U.S.S. Maine memorial in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia:
08/06/2013
GreenFleet
Checkout the online magazine dedicated to “green” fleets.
08/06/2013
Energy Efficiency Training Videos
PG&EPG&E (Pacific Gas & Electric) has a variety of energy efficiency training videos available on demand. Check them out!
08/06/2013
Denver Service Center Technical Informatuion Center
NPSThe Denver Service Center maintains the Technical Information Center (TIC) website offers a wealth of Forms, Templates, Samples and Technical Bulletins for the Design and Construction process. They also offer Historic Structure Report standards.
08/06/2013
Building Performance Database
Department of EnergyThe Buildings Performance Database (BPD) enables users to perform statistical analysis on an anonymous dataset of tens of thousands of commercial and residential buildings from across the country. Managed by the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office of the DOE, the BPD users can compare performance trends among similar buildings to identify and prioritize cost-saving ...
08/06/2013
Arborist Directory 5th Edition
NPS Download the Arborist’s Directory
05/13/2013

PageLines- EPA_seal_for_profiles.jpgThe EPA has developed a Stormwater Calculator to help you estimate the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site anywhere in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Estimates are based on local soil conditions, land cover, and historic rainfall records.
08/06/2013

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Building Performance Database
Department of EnergyThe Buildings Performance Database (BPD) enables users to perform statistical analysis on an anonymous dataset of tens of thousands of commercial and residential buildings from across the country. Managed by the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office of the DOE, the BPD users can compare performance trends among similar buildings to identify and prioritize cost-saving ...
08/06/2013

PageLines- EPA_seal_for_profiles.jpgThe EPA has developed a Stormwater Calculator to help you estimate the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site anywhere in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Estimates are based on local soil conditions, land cover, and historic rainfall records.
08/06/2013
Denver Service Center Technical Informatuion Center
NPSThe Denver Service Center maintains the Technical Information Center (TIC) website offers a wealth of Forms, Templates, Samples and Technical Bulletins for the Design and Construction process. They also offer Historic Structure Report standards.
08/06/2013

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