2016 AICP Exam Schedule

The application window for the May 2016 exam is now closed.


  • Application Window Opens June 1, 2016
  • Early Bird Deadline June 7, 2016, 11:59 p.m. CT
  • Final Application Deadline June 30, 2016, 11:59 p.m. CT
  • Testing Window November 7 - 20, 2016

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2016 Speaker Series

Road to Recovery: How to Overcome the Diagnosis

This session will examine why some communities are healthier than others and the role that planning processes have played in creating these health disparities. How do we change these systems to increase not only health equity, but also support healthier communities for everyone? Speakers will discuss three current strategies for shifting planning policy and practices to increasingly integrate health outcomes, including community engagement, engaging the next generation, and state and local policy change. Ready to sign up?  Click here to go to our online registration.

Scot Mende Memorial Fund

scot mendeThe Sac Valley Section established a memorial fund in Scot Mende’s honor after his passing in April 2015 for his outstanding contributions to the Section and to the profession of planning.

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2016 Speaker Series

apa sslogo 2016On the Pulse of Planning for Healthy and Equitable Communities

Grab your data, put on your Fitbit, warm up your stethoscope, and join our coalition of community planners, designers, and public health professionals to discuss how to keep our communities vital and fit now and into the future!
Planners and public health officials and practitioners have long understood that community design impacts the health of community members. As the importance of environmental health and equity is increasingly recognized, there are new opportunities for planners, public health professionals, government, and community stakeholders to collaborate on advocating for and creating healthier places while advancing the shared goals of livable, inclusive communities; increased mobility and access to resources; economic vitality and opportunity; and reduced pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. The SacValley APA 2016 Speaker Series will utilize all six sessions to examine how planning and public health can integrate resources and actions to diagnosis, treat, prevent, benchmark, and celebrate the success of communities as they strive to improve the health of their residents, as well as that of their infrastructure and economy. Let us help cure what ails you; register now!

All sessions will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Join us for coffee & networking from 8:00-8:30 a.m.
West Sacramento Community Center, 1075 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento
Free, Unrestricted Parking at 1271 West Capitol Avenue (behind Walgreens)

Click here to download the program flyer.  The flyer contains descriptions of each date.

Ready to sign up?  Click here to go to our online registration.

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