• 2014 Great Places in Pennsylvania

    Congratulations to the 2014 Great Places in Pennsylvania Award Winners! The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association  is proud to announce our Great Places for 2014 in two categories: Great Neighborhoods and Great Public Spaces. Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want   

  • Reduced AICP Exam Fee Scholarships

    The PA Chapter of APA will award two partial scholarships for the 2015 AICP Exam testing cycles. The scholarship reduces the exam fee from $495 to $145 for the first time AICP applicants and from $425 to $75 for previously approved AICP applicants. Financial hardship is the primary consideration for the scholarship. Members of ethnic   

  • Help Plan The Future of APA

    Help plan the future of APA APA’s Development Plan and Budget Committee, chaired by APA President-Elect Carol Rhea, FAICP, invites members to apply their skills toward developing a comprehensive, long-term plan for the association’s growth and progress. Please start by considering the big questions which can frame later conversations. Join us on MindMixer, respond to   

  • Grant Monies Available For Healthy Planning Coalitions

    APA has received Healthy Planning Grants from the CDC. These grants will require the Chapter to be involved to any grants going to Pennsylvania. You must have a Chapter member involved to submit a letter of intent. If you submit a letter of intent, please send the Chapter a copy at info@planningpa.org. Please submit your letter of intent by December 2nd, as directed in the RFP. An Informational Call is scheduled for November 25th…

  • Call for Sessions, 2015 APA Northeast Conference

    Northeast Region is pleased to announce  that session proposals are now being accepted for the 2015 American Planning Association Northeast Regional Conference in Saratoga Springs, New York! The Getting Ahead of the Future Conference represents a great opportunity to explore breaking trends and acquire the necessary skills required for the “future planner”. Session proposal deadline