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PMPEI 2016 Fall Schedule

PMPEI Course Schedule The Pennsylvania Municipal Planning Education Institute (PMPEI) was formed in 1991 for the purpose of bringing instruction to the local planning and zoning officials who serve Pennsylvania’s more than 2,500 municipalities and counties. Interest in planning was growing at the time and the interest continues, but there was no education requirement for   

Planning Jobs with the State

Are you interested in working as a planner for the State of Pennsylvania? The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania regularly anticipates job openings in positions related to community planning, economic development, local government policy, transportation planning, and environmental planning. If you are a new graduate or mid to upper level professional and would like to be considered   

2016 Great Places

Congratulations to the 2016 Great Places in PA Award Winners! The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce our Great Places for 2016 in two categories: Great Streets and Great Greenways/Trails. Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want to   

Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

Central Section is pleased to announce the development of a Professional Development Scholarship to its membership. This Scholarship is available for the education and training of planners, public officials, and students in the Central Section, including, but not limited to, Section workshops, Chapter conferences, and AICP exam.  Scholarship amounts will be awarded based on request,   

CM Credit for Pro Bono Activities

Starting April 1, 2016, AICP members can earn CM credits for pro bono planning service. Credit for pro bono planning service is a component of the self-report option, which allows members to claim up to eight credits per reporting period. One credit can be claimed for each hour of eligible pro bono planning service. More   

Moving Toward Shared Responsibility for Population Health – Incorporating Health in All Policies

Moving Toward Shared Responsibility for Population Health; Incorporating Health in All PoliciesWalkWorks – Incorporating Health in all Policies – PA Dept of Health 2016 WalkWorks an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Health implemented in partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. WalkWorks targets counties with key health indicators and engages   

IUP Receives Outstanding Planning Student Organization Award

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Planning Student Organization Congratulations to Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Planning Student Organization, a winner of the American Planning Association’s 2016 Outstanding PSO Award.  This award program provides a means for student groups to share their ideas, learn from one another, and receive recognition (and rewards!) for creative, successful activities.  IUP’s student   

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