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Congratulations to Our New AICP Members

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

Please congratulate the APA-IL planners who passed the AICP written examination in November 2017:

Caitlin Amos

Ryan Berger

Clifford Cross

David Degroot

Christopher Hall

Thomas Jasek

Joshua Koonce

Ellen Manasse

Thomas Ramler-Olson

Ryan Scherzinger

Bryan Schmid

Cynthia Schneider

Taylor Wegrzyn

Scott Williams

Heather Valone

Become an AICP Member The American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) is the professional institute of the American Planning Association (APA). Certified planners pledge to uphold high standards of practice, ethics, and professional conduct, and to keep their skills sharp and up-to-date by continuously pursuing advanced professional education.

To join AICP, members must meet specific criteria defined by APA to see if they qualify to take the written examination. The exam is routinely offered during a two-week period in May and November each year.

Upcoming Exam Dates

  • May 2018

  • Exam Application Window Opens: December 1, 2017

  • Early Bird Deadline: December 7, 2017

  • Final Application Deadline: December 28, 2017

  • Early Bird Notification: January 31, 2018

  • Final Notification: March 30, 2018

  • Registration and Transfer Deadline: April 27, 2018

  • Testing Window: May 14–28, 2018

  • November 2018

  • Application Window Opens: June 1, 2018

  • Early Bird Deadline: June 7, 2018

  • Final Application Deadline: June 28, 2018

Registration and Transfer Deadline: October 31, 2018

  • Testing WindowTBD two week window in November 2018

Questions about the AICP Process or Certification Maintenance credits (CM) can be directed to the APA-IL Professional Development Officer: Trevor Dick, AICP at

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