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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   

CM Credit for Pro Bono Activities

posted on June 1st, 2016  |  Read more

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

posted on March 14th, 2016  |  Read more

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

posted on February 22nd, 2016  |  Read more

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   

New Executive Director at Chester County Planning Commission

posted on September 18th, 2015  |  Read more

The Chester County Commissioners have appointed Brian O’Leary, AICP as Executive Director of the Chester County Planning Commission.  He joins the County on October 5th and replaces Ronald Bailey who retired earlier this year. O’Leary has nearly 30 years of public planning experience with Montgomery County Planning Commission, and his move to Chester County follows   

The Commissioner

posted on September 2nd, 2015  |  Read more

The Commissioner Planning Tools Commissioners Online — Carolyn TormaTorma is APA’s director of education and citizen engagement and the editor of The Commissioner. Online education has blossomed. Whether you want to pursue a ­college education or learn to bake a cake, the Internet provides a wealth of choices. Once regarded as the repository for everyone’s   

Media recognized as a great place to live

posted on August 24th, 2015  |  Read more

The appeal of the borough as a place to live, work and place is not lost on the 5,000 residents or those who visit. But it has now been recognized by the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association in its Great Places program. Borough council received the award at the August meeting with the