- ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST – JANUARY 30, 2017 – Palm Beach Gardens Marriott – 7:00 AM January 24, 2017
If you haven’t already done so, make plans now to attend the Joint Professional Societies Annual Legislative Breakfast, co-sponsored by the Treasure Coast Section, FL APA and several other professional organizations. It will be held on Monday morning, January 30, 2017 at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott (SE corner of I-95 and PBA Boulevard at 4000 RCA Boulevard) starting at 7:00 AM and includes a Hot Breakfast Buffet and a Panel Discussion featuring several local legislators!
See the attached Flyer for additional information about Confirmed Legislators, Sponsors, and Host Organizations and link to registration.
2.0 AICP CM Credits are being applied for.
Thanks to our Sponsors this is a Free Event for all Host Organization Members and Guests, but RSVPs are required by 1:00 pm, Wednesday, January 25TH. Seating is limited so don’t delay if you haven’t already registered.
As those of you who have attended in the past know, this is always a great opportunity for networking and to hear from current and newly elected legislators about the issues to be addressed during the 2017 Legislative Session (which will start on Tuesday, March 7, 2017).
Questions? Please contact Susan Coughanour at firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-523-0677.
- AICP SPRING 2017 APPLICATION WINDOW IS NOW OPEN December 2, 2016
If you or anyone you know is planning to apply to take the AICP Exam during the May 10 -23, 2017 Testing Window (or later), please note that the AICP Application Period for the Spring 2017 Testing Window opened on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The Early Bird Deadline ends next Wednesday, December 7th at 11:59 pm CT and the Final Deadline is Friday, December 30th at 11:59 pm CT.
We highly recommend that you apply by the Early Bird deadline, if you can, since it gives you the opportunity to receive feedback on your application, address and potentially correct any inadequacies, and still be accepted to take the AICP Exam within the Spring 2017 Testing Window. Applications received after the December 7thdeadline with either be accepted or rejected (without an opportunity to better explain or correct any issues that would allow you to be accepted to take the exam during Spring 2017 Testing Window). If you submit your application after December 7th and it is rejected, you will need to wait until the Fall 2017 Application Window opens to apply again (usually sometime in June).
For more information about AICP Certification, use the following link: https://www.planning.org/certification/and to download a copy of the AICP EXAM STUDY GUIDE, use the following link: https://www.planning.org/certification/bulletin/.
If you would like to added to the email list for the AICP Study Class that Henry Bittaker and Susan Coughanour teach and/or would like to access a copy of the AICP Application Training Session that Henry recorded ~1 ½ years ago, please contact them at email@example.com(561-523-0678) and/or firstname.lastname@example.org(561-523-0677). The Spring AICP Study Group will probably on Thursday, January 19, 2017 and run until the end of April.
- JOINT SOCIETIES ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9TH – RSVP BEFORE 12/5 December 2, 2016
JOINT SOCIETIES ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9TH
DISCOUNTED PRICE THRU SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD / RSVP DEADLINE MONDAY, DECEMBER 5TH!!!
If you haven’t already made plans to attend, we hope to see you at this year’s Annual Joint Societies Holiday Party on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 7:00 – 10:00 P at the Boynton Beach Clubhouse on the Intracoastal Waterway.
Please join your friends and colleagues for an elegant and fun evening of live jazz music, specialty cocktails by ‘Potions and Motions’, handmade heavy hors d’oeuvres by Chef Michael of ‘Aioli’, and assorted holiday desserts! Once again, we will also be collecting unwrapped toys for the Marines’ Toys for Tots Program.
Register and pay by midnight on Saturday, December 3rd to take advantage of the Early Registration Price of $45 per person. Registrations received after December 3rdare $50 per person. RSVPs due by Monday, December 5th.
For more information, see the attached Flyer and/or use the link for the Joint Societies Holiday Party on the PBC Planning Congress website (http://www.pbcplanningcongress.org/) to RSVP and pay for your registration.
Hosted by the Treasure Coast Section, Florida Chapter, American Planning Association; the Palm Beach County Planning Congress; the Palm Beach Chapter, Florida Engineering Society; and the Palm Beach Treasure Coast Section, Florida Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects.
- FAU SURP SPRING MENTORSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION WINDOW EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 9 December 2, 2016
We hope you will take advantage of this special opportunity to give back to the planning profession and make a difference in the life of an aspiring planner! The School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), in collaboration with the Treasure Coast and Broward Sections of the Florida Chapter, American Planning Association, and the Palm Beach County Planning Congress, is accepting applications from professional planners and SURP students who want to participate in the Mentorship Program. The application window will close on Friday, December 9, 2016 for the Spring 2017 Semester Mentorships. The Mentorship Program gives student mentees the opportunity to interact with professional planning mentors over the course of the semester. The program is intended to give students insight into professional planning practice and to provide mentors with an opportunity to contribute to the development of aspiring planners. Mentors and mentees are expected to meet at least four times during the semester (January – April 2017).For more information, please go to http://cdsi.fau.edu/surp/mentorship-program/ and scroll down to the last page for the links to the Application Forms. FYI, mentors who are AICP members may receive up to 8 self-reported AICP CM credits; see https://www.planning.org/cm/logging/selfreport/probono/.
- Annual Joint Societies Holiday Party – December 9th, 2016 November 8, 2016
Join us for an elegant evening of jazz, cocktails, food and fun at the Boynton Beach Clubhouse on the Intracoastal Waterway. Get More Information!When
Friday December 9, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Boynton Beach, Florida
2240 North Federal Highway
Boynton Beach, FL 33435