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Climate Change Webinar with Heal SLO in July and August
July 30, 2017 to August 10, 2017

Join public health leaders from California and across the nation for this dynamic series on communicating the powerful connection between climate change and human health. You will hear from internationally recognized experts and innovative on-the-ground leaders in this series of four webinars. Each will feature real-life examples and practical recommendations for increasing the impact of climate and health communications.

  •  July 19, 2017: TELLING THE CLIMATE CHANGE STORY, 10:00-11:30 a.m. PST
  • July 26, 2017: CLIMATE CHANGE PLANNING TOOLS, 10:00-11:30 a.m. PST
  • August 2, 2017: CLIMATE CHANGE + HEALTH EQUITY: TELLING THE STORY WITH DATA, 10:00-11:30 a.m. PST
  • August 9, 2017: INNOVATIVE CURRICULA FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRIORITY POPULATIONS, 10:00-11:30 a.m. PST

Details and registration at healslo.com/webinar

PDF icon Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue.pdf
AICP Exam Information
July 30, 2017

The next AICP Exam information, including the application deadline, early bird notification deadline, registration deadline, and testing window available online at planning.org/certification.

AICP Exam Reduced Fee Scholarships
June 26, 2017 to August 18, 2017

The California Chapter is once again offering reduced fee scholarships for the AICP exam. Applications are due to Lilly Rudolf by Friday August 18th.  See attached PDF for details.

PDF icon 2017NovAICP Scholarship Application.pdf
Session Recordings from the CA APA 2016 Conference in Pasadena
June 26, 2017

Distance education sessions recorded at the 2016 state conference in Pasadena are available for viewing. Sign up at apacalifornia.org/professional-development/certified-maintenance/distance-education-webcasts/.  Profits received from this effort benefit the California Planning Foundation.

UC Berkeley Expands Multimodal Transportation Training Series
April 30, 2017

UC Berkeley Tech Transfer is the California transportation community's source for professional training, expert assistance, and information resources. For the academic year 2016-2017, Tech Transfer is expanding its Multimodal Transportation & Traffic Engineering training series. 

California is on the forefront of making our transportation systems multi-modal, integrated, inter-connected, context-sensitive, safe, and sustainable. The courses in Multimodal Transportation & Traffic Engineering will help you transform your community or agency to accommodate various travel modes beyond the motor vehicle and achieve the quality of life that you desire for future generations.

Visit the Tech Transfer registration page to find a quick summary of the new training courses on Multimodal Transportation & Traffic Engineering. Many of the Tech Transfer courses have approved AICP CM credits. All courses are subsidized for California local agency employees under the Caltrans Cooperative Training Assistance Program.

Visit registration.techtransfer.berkeley.edu to learn more or register.

PDF icon Traffic Eng Flyer Apr 2017.pdf
APA Los Angeles & USC Sol Price School of Public Policy Present: AICP Exam Study Session
March 26, 2017

Prepare for the AICP exam in May or November with APA Los Angeles' annual AICP Study Session. Distinguished faculty and planning professionals will give targeted lectures on a variety of exam topics, including: history, theory, planning law, emerging trends, and planning ethics. An overview of the new exam format will also be provided. This event is intended for people who are already signed up to take the exam, and those considering it in the near future. Speakers will include:

  • Carol Barrett, FAICP, Assistant Director of Planning and Transportation (retired), City of Burbank
  • Kathy Kolnick, Ph.D., Adjunct Assistant Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
  • Diana Varat, Attorney, Richards, Watson & Gershon
  • Melani Smith, AICP, Adjunct Faculty, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California
  • Marissa Aho, AICP, Region VI AICP Commissioner

There is ample bike parking on campus, as well as several transit options, including the Expo Line. Arrivals by car should use Gate 3 on Figueroa and park in structure PS-X. Parking is $10.

EVENT DETAILS

  • WHEN: Saturday, April 8 from 10 AM - 3 PM
  • WHERE: University of Southern California, 650 Childs Way, Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • HOW MUCH: $20 for members, $40 for non-members, $10 for students (free for USC students) (lunch included)
  • REGISTRATION/RSVP: Registration is required. Online Registration (click here to register) 
UC Berkeley Expands Multimodal Transportation Training Series
March 11, 2017

UC Berkeley Tech Transfer is the California transportation community's source for professional training, expert assistance, and information resources. For the academic year 2016-2017, Tech Transfer is expanding our Multimodal Transportation training series.

California is on the forefront of making our transportation systems multi-modal, integrated, inter-connected, context-sensitive, safe, and sustainable. Our courses in Multimodal Transportation will help you transform your community to accommodate various travel modes beyond the motor vehicle and achieve the quality of life that you desire for future generations.

Learn more about UC Berkeley’s Tech Transfer, visit techtransfer.berkeley.edu/training

PDF icon Multimodal Flyer Feb 2017.pdf
APA/AICP Exam Update Reources
January 16, 2017

The APA/AICP has updated ​the exam content and reading list for planning professionals sitting for the exam beginning in May 2017. This is the first comprehensive update of the AICP Certification Exam since 2007​. Below is information you need to prepare for the exam.

AICP CM Distance Learning Opportunities

Below are links to free or low cost training sessions that have been approved for AICP CMs.

 

CM Credit Opportunities - Updated!

Does your employer provide in-house staff training sessions ? Are you interested in obtaining CM credits by attending on-the-job training? It's possible that your staff trainings are eligible for AICP CMs. Applying for CMs is quick and easy. Contact your Central Coast Section Professional Development Officer, Lilly Rudolph, at lrudolph (at) rinconconsultants.com to learn how.

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