Educational and Training Opportunities

Floodplain Administrator 201 Workshop

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

At: Soltman Center

600 West Main Street, Grangeville, ID

Cost: $0 (free)

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Free APA Distance Education Offering CM Credit

The American Planning Association 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 are listed below.

PLEASE NOTE: You may view a course more than once; however, you may claim CM credit for only one viewing.


Streaming Education

Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

Get a jump on post-disaster recovery with this two-part virtual session from APA’s 2013 National Planning Conference. Weigh the pros and cons of predisaster versus postdisaster planning. Find out how to tie long-term recovery into the rest of your community’s planning. And discover a new tool for adapting recovery planning to different types of disaster.

CM | 2.5

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APA Community Assistance Program (CAP) Training Webinar

In addition to an overview of the direct technical assistance aspects of APA’s Community Assistance Program (CAP), the CAP Training Webinar is intended for APA members interested in starting their own pro bono community assistance programs within their own chapters or divisions.

Distance CM credit may be earned by watching the webinar and completing an evaluation.

CM | 1.0

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Tuesdays at APA: Lectures and Podcasts

Each month in Chicago, APA hosts a free after-work lecture and discussion in which practicing planners and researchers discuss innovative ideas and concepts or present their latest projects. These programs offer Certification Maintenance (CM) credit for attendees. They are also recorded and offered for CM credit through distance education. AICP members listen to the audio recording and follow along with a provided PowerPoint.

CM | 1.0 per live lecture or recording currently labeled with the CM logo

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How to Claim and Record CM Credits for Distance Education

Visit Certification Maintenance and log in to claim your credits:

  • Select My CM Log
  • Select Add CM-Registered Credits
  • Under Browse, click on the option Distance Education, type the title of the activity into the search box, and click Go. When the activity name appears, click on it.
  • In the pop-up box, please select the “date taken” (when you viewed the product), then rate the activity, add a comment (optional), and click on the Ethics statement and answer, before hitting Submit.

For assistance with your log, please send all inquiries to