• PMPEI Courses

    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 serving on these   

  • Great Places Initiative

    The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association is looking for Great Places in two categories: Great Public Spaces, and Great Greenways/Trails . Great Places are unique, memorable places that work not only for their community, but as a model others want to emulate – places of exemplary character, quality, planning, identity, cultural interest, and   

  • APA PA Chapter News: April

    The Latest News from PA Chapter of APA… The Chapter is a great resource for the state’s planners, and we hope you take advantage of all that the Chapter has to offer. This month, we have a focus on the Chapter and its planners, identifying training opportunities, highlighting hiring concerns and the opportunity to advertise   

  • AICP Certification Diversity Scholarship

    The American Planning Association is committed to providing opportunities for all to achieve excellence in planning by fostering equity, diversity, and inclusion in the organization and in the planning profession. AICP Certification Diversity scholarships help make the planning profession more diverse and accessible to those with financial need. Diversity is an inclusive concept which encompasses,   

  • Webinar Wednesday: Multi-Local Government Aggregation Programs…

    Multi-Local Government Aggregation Programs: A Tool for Implementation Multi-municipal aggregation programs can be incredibly valuable to assist local governments with implementation of technical and/or high upfront cost projects. Aggregation programs provide lower cost and turnkey services to local governments by leveraging the purchasing and decision making power of participants. Further, these programs remove several key