If you have the opportunity and funding to go to off-campus Drupal training, the Lullabot "Do it With Drupal" conference is excellent.
Do It With Drupal 2009 will be held December 9th, 10th, and 11th at the New Orleans Marriot at the edge of French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. Registrations open on Monday at 12:00pm Eastern and the first 25 registrations will get a special deal.
Find out more information about Do It With Drupal 2009 at DoItWithDrupal.com. And if you'd like to get a taste of last year's event, you can still purchase access to the 2008 video archive, 34 sessions and over 40 hours of Drupal and site-building videos, right at your fingertips.