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Distance Education Webcasts for 2015

Distance Education (available now for viewing): Ethics, Equity and Social Justice Roles and Implications of Planners – #e. 29372, 1.5 CM ethics (view now) Defensible Historic Preservation Regulations – #e. 29371, 1.5 CM law (view now)

Accepting Nominations for the Annual Awards

The PA Chapter of APA is accepting nominations for the Annual Awards, which will be presented at the Annual Conference, October 18-20, 2015, in Pittsburgh, PA.  This is a great opportunity to showcase distinguished individuals and successful planning projects – the best and brightest of Pennsylvania planning! Deadline to submit your award nominations is Friday,   

Reduced AICP Exam Fee Scholarships

The PA Chapter of APA has one remaining partial scholarship for the 2015 AICP Exam testing cycle. 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   

Support the Annual Conference Today!

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is now accepting sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers. This year’s conference, “Making Great Communities Happen,” takes place October 18-20, 2015 at the Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh. It promises to be one of PA Chapter’s best conferences, with a projected attendance of over 500 planners. The APA PA Annual   

Nominations for FAICP

FAICP – Call for Nominations Election to Fellow is one of the highest honors that the American Institute of Certified Planners bestows upon a member. APA is pleased to begin the nomination process for the next class of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Fellows of AICP are honored in recognition of the   

Announcing Elections for Chapter Officers

The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is Announcing Elections for the Chapter Officers Here is your chance to help lead your association dedicated to promoting a culture of planning. 2015 is an election year for the Chapter. This summer we will hold elections for the Chapter’s Board Officers: the positions of President, Vice   

APA Awards Philadelphia’s University City District

National Planning Achievement Award for a Best Practice Realizing the Potential of The Porch: A Case Study in Data-Driven Placemaking Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Philadelphia’s University City District (UCD) created The Porch at 30th Street Station, a new public space located directly at Amtrak’s doorstep. Applying its signature place-based, data-driven, “iterative placemaking” approach, UCD was able to   

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