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Upcoming Webinars and News

November 15, 2019

Join the Smart Growth Network Dec. 4 at 12 p.m. CST, as Joe Berridge, author of Perfect City and a partner at Urban Strategies in Toronto, summarizes...

November 14, 2019

Recently, urban flooding has resulted in billions of dollars in flood losses in the United States. As urban flooding becomes more ubiquitous, strategi...

November 14, 2019

As communities and regions across the country address the impacts caused by the downturn in the coal industry, places that are actively pursuing econo...

November 12, 2019

According to the National Weather Service, 530 people were killed by severe weather last year alone. Across the country local government and emergency...

November 12, 2019

Cities around the country are starting to plan for and seriously consider congestion pricing —charging people to drive in busy places at busy times —...

November 1, 2019

Too many places are stuck with a set of economic development strategies left over from the 1980s. People and places are being left behind -- but it do...

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Chapter Webcast Series (CM Credit Offered)

The Illinois Chapter has partnered with other state APA chapters to bring CM credits right to your computer at no cost as part of the Planning Webcast Consortium.

 

Each presentation is 100% FREE.

Each presentation begins at 1:00pm CST.

All sessions last one hour and offer 1.5 CM unless otherwise noted.

 

Click Here to see a current schedule of webcasts and to register (through APA-OH)

 

 

Some previous webcast recordings are also available for Distance Education credit (DE CM). 

Note that the DE CM credits have a different event number than the original live webcast, so the event number in the recording will not work for DE credit.  Use these event numbers above to log your DE CM credits. 

 

Online Opportunities (CM Credit Offered)

 

The American Planning Association (APA) provides several opportunities for AICP members to obtain Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for free through distance education products.

 

These opportunities, links to more information, and CM credits available on the APA website. APA will add free distance education opportunities as they come online, so please check this page frequently for the most current information.

 

Visit APA's website to browse their FREE opportunities.

APA Online Learning Opportunities

APA offers easy access to core knowledge and instruction in a variety of online formats through 2 platforms: APA Learn and Live Online Education. Many of these opportunities meet Certification Maintenance requirements.

APA Learn is APA's new platform for their collection of planning education courses. APA members receive 50% off!

APA's Live Online Education produces live webinars each year on planning issues that draw officials, practicing planners, consultants, researchers, attorneys, and students from around the country.

APA's Career Reality Webinars offer members practical tips on job search and professional development issues for new and seasoned planners alike. The no-cost webinars featured here are for APA members only. Paid webinars are open to all. Webinars will be available for viewing on-demand after the live event has taken place.

For 2018 - APA is offering a Six-Part Planning Supervisor’s Playbook live webinar series (CM | 8). Registration includes all six webinars. Individual sessions will be available as on-demand education once the series has ended.

Free APA On-Demand Education (CM Credit Offered)

The American Planning Association (APA) provides several opportunities for AICP members to obtain Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for free through distance education products.

 

These opportunities, links to more information, and CM credits available on the APA website. APA will add free distance education opportunities as they come online, so please check this page frequently for the most current information.

Self-Reported Credits (CM Credit Offered)

There are several options for self-reporting up to 8 CM credits hours per year, including recently added provisions for pro-bono planning services. 

University of Illinois Extension's Local Government E-Institutes

University of Illinois Extension's Local Government E-Institutes offers content in a variety of formats like e-learning modules, video recordings, audio recordings, recorded presentations and webinars depending on the topic. This program for online local government education focuses on various topics pertinent to local officials and is available completely online from your home computer or mobile device. You can search all topics via the keyword search. 

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PLANETIZEN Courses (CM Credit Offered)

 

Planetizen Courses has collaborated with working professionals and skilled instructors to create online video training for the planning and urban design fields. Planetizen Courses has been empowering citizens and communities since 2005.
 

Some courses are FREE, others require a subscription.

New courses added weekly.

 

Visit Planetizen's website to browse all the available courses.

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The American Planning Association - Illinois Chapter (APA-IL) is the premier authority on urban planning issues and professional development for Illinois' urban planners.

 

The APA-IL is the official membership association for practicing planners in the State of Illinois.  We strive to inform, educate, and connect our members to resources and tools that advance the practice of planning throughout the state.  We pride ourselves on "Making Great Communities Happen" all across Illinois.  

 

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