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Healthy Communities in PA Needs Your Input

posted on June 12th, 2017  |  Read more

Want to help encourage healthy community design in Pennsylvania? This quick (10 minute) survey lets APA Pennsylvania’s Healthy Communities in PA task force know your priorities to help identify the priorities and needed resources in Pennsylvania’s communities. If you are involved with a program or project related to healthy community design, including it in this survey can help you advertise your program as a resource to other Pennsylvania communities

2017 National Planning Achievement Award

posted on May 2nd, 2017  |  Read more

National Planning Achievement Award for Environmental Planning — Silver Millvale Ecodistrict Pivot Plan evolve | environment :: architecture Millvale, Pennsylvania Like many riverfront mill towns, Millvale, Pennsylvania, lost business and population as industry declined in the region. The town was further challenged by a history of flooding, poor air quality, and its reputation as a   

Law and Ethics Distance Education Sessions

posted on April 1st, 2017  |  Read more

For APA members that still need law and ethics CM credit distance education sessions are available. American Planning Association (APA) will be offering credit till the end of the year. Fair Housing: Serious Responsibility, Serious Liability (event #9120416, 1.5 CM law credits) View Now >> Planning Ethics – Dealing with Problem Boards and Board Members (event   

Central Section: Professional Development Scholarship

posted on February 1st, 2017  |  Read more

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,   

Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities

posted on January 27th, 2017  |  Read more

For Immediate Release: 1/27/2017 Contact: Justin Dula, AICP, American Planning Association, Pennsylvania Chapter; chair@apapase.org Roberta Rewers, American Planning Association, 312.786.6395; rrewers@planning.org APA Pennsylvania Chapter Receives Grant Funding to Advance Healthy Communities HARRISBURG – The American Planning Association Pennsylvania Chapter has received a $50,000 grant through the Planners4Health initiative to build local capacity for integrating planning   

Planning Jobs with the State

posted on August 8th, 2016  |  Read more

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 Pennsylvania Great Places

posted on July 21st, 2016  |  Read more

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   

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