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Career Advice for Emerging Planners

posted on August 28th, 2014  |  Read more

Our colleagues over at APA Arizona put together this tremendously helpful brochure, for which they surveyed more than 800 planners across the country. Whether you’re looking for a job or just want some interviewing/employment advice, it’s tremendously helpful.

ASC Exam Results

posted on August 12th, 2014  |  Read more

Congratulations to the following who have earned advanced credentials from APA as AICP Certified Transportation Planners (AICP CTP) and AICP Certified Urban Designers (AICP CUD). These designations publicly confirm their achievement and identify planning as a profession that values, encourages, and recognizes expertise and leadership. AICP CUD (Certified Urban Designer): Andrew Dobshinsky, AICP CUD, Philadelphia,   

Land Use Planning and Decision-Making Webinars

posted on February 7th, 2014  |  Read more

Penn State Extension and the PA Chapter of APA present Land Use Planning and Decision-Making Webinars. These webinars aim to benefit land owners, farmers, elected and appointed officials, developers, and community members who are involved in decision-making processes regarding using or preserving natural resources.  These monthly webinars are offered from 12-1:15 PM.  Contact Jeff Himes   

CPAT | Community Planning Assistance Teams

posted on November 6th, 2013  |  Read more

The purpose of APA’s Community Planning Assistance Teams (CPAT) is to help underserved communities address planning issues through direct engagement with the public and the pro bono skills and experience of professional, certified planners from around the country. More information >>

CM Credits – Tips for Earning and Logging

posted on August 1st, 2012  |  Read more

Certification Maintenance (CM) strengthens the value of your AICP certification, demonstrating your ongoing commitment to excellence to elected officials, community leaders, and employers. AICPs must earn 32 credits for approved training over a 2 year cycle, including 1.5 credits for law and 1.5 credits for ethics. There are multiple opportunities to earn CM credit, including free webcast courses, an on-going CM lending library, the PA Chapter’s annual conference, and other events.