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  • AICP Exam Preparation Nancy E. Letendre, Esq. AICP RIAPA Professional Development Officer John D. Pagini, AICP CCAPA Professional Development Officer
  • Southern New England Planning Conference AICP Exam Preparation October 20, 2011 Providence, RI Nancy E. Letendre, Esq. AICP RIAPA Professional Development Officer Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch, Ltd. John D. Pagini, AICP CCAPA Professional Development Officer Land Use Planner
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Agenda
    • Why AICP?
    • AICP Eligibility Requirements
    • Exam Registration Process
    • Test Scheduling
    • Exam Overview
    • Exam Elements
    • Exam Preparation Material
    • Test Taking Tips
    • CM Program Overview
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Why AICP?
    • Nationally-recognized professional standard
    • Establishes credibility with peers and potential employers
    • Employment advantage
    • Level above partisan / political field
    • Code / standard of ethical behavior
    • Sometimes additional $
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Eligibility Requirements
    • Current member of APA
    • Be engaged in professional planning, currently or in the past.
    • Have completed, at the time of application submission, a specific combination of education and experience.
    • Must provide confirmation of degree and job verification from each employer.
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Eligibility Requirements
    • Level of Education Experience
    • Accredited graduate degree
    • in planning 2 years
    • Accredited bachelors degree
    • in planning 3 years
    • Non-accredited graduate degree
    • in planning 3 years
    • Any other degree 4 years
    • No college degree 8 years
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Eligibility Requirements
    • Professional Planning Experience
    • Influencing public decision making in the public interest
    • Employing an appropriately comprehensive point of view
    • Applying a planning process appropriate to the situation
    • Involving a professional level of responsibility and resourcefulness
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Eligibility Requirements
    • Types of work NOT generally considered professional experience:
    • Subdivision design
    • Site design work
    • Traffic engineering
    • Land surveying or mapping
    • Community organization or social work
    • Work at a pre-professional level
    • Elected and appointed officials
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • How to Register and Take the Exam
    • AICP Exam Information Bulletin
    • http://www.planning.org/certification/pdf/bulletin.pdf
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Registration Process
    • One Step Process - one form, one fee
    • Register and submit fee at www.planning.org/certification
    • Deadline about 4 months in advance
    • Fee - $495
    • Education and employer verification required
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Registration Process
    • Reduced Fee Scholarship
    • 2011: MA – 2
      • CT – 1
      • RI – 1
    • Fee for first time applicants - $135
    • If previously approved – Fee $65
    • Difference will be promptly refunded if approved for the scholarship after submitting the registration fee
    • Look for PDO announcement in December
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Registration Process
    • Reduced Fee Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria
    • Applicant shall submit a written explanation of financial hardship  
    • Criteria
      • Members of ethnic or racial minorities shall be given preference
      • The applicant(s) selected will be otherwise unlikely to take the exam without the reduced fee
      • The applicant’s employer will not subsidize the exam fee
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Registration Process
    • GI Bill
    • Military veterans (and their surviving dependents) who are also approved AICP applicants (meaning they have paid the registration fee to AICP and taken the exam), can now ask the Veterans Administration to reimburse them the fee.
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Test Scheduling
    • Upon application approval, you are notified and sent info that includes exam prep resources
    • AICP forwards your name to test administrator (Thomson Prometric)
    • E-mail confirmation by AICP
    • Thomson Prometric issues Authorization to Test (ATT) 6 weeks before testing window
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • About the Computer-based Exam
    • Thomson Prometric Test Centers:
      • MA: 6
      • CT: 3
      • RI: 1
    • Two testing windows – May and November – 12-14 days each
    • Unofficial Exam results – same day
    • Computer-based tutorial on web site.
  • 2009 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • About the Computer-based Exam & Test Center
    • Next Testing Window:
    • November, 2011
    • Testing window: November 7-21
    • May, 2012
    • Exam application window open in December
    • Application deadline: TBA
    • Testing Window: TBA
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation About the Computer-based Exam & Test Center
    • On-line tutorial:
    • http://www.planning.org/offsite/certification/tutorial/
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Scheduling Your Appointment / Cancellation Requirements
    • Schedule exam appt. at www.prometric.com at least 48 hours before test window
    • If difficulty encountered, call Candidate Service Call Center (CCSC) at 800-796-9853
    • Have your ATT (Authorization to Test) on hand when making Appt. – confirmation # assigned
    • See cancellation requirements, “no show” fees, & transfer procedures to next testing window in the Bulletin
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • About the Computer-based Exam
    • Arrive 30 minutes before scheduled appt.
    • 2 Forms of ID (Passport, driver’s license, SSA Card, etc [see Bulletin])
    • Name on ID must match name on your ATT
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • About the Computer-based Exam
    • Escort to workstation
    • Calculator provided
    • Scratch paper provided
    • Bring a watch
    • Do NOT bring books or reference materials
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • About the Computer-based Exam
    • Testing appointment – 4 hours
    • 3 ½ hours for 170 questions
    • 20 questions are pre-test and do not count
    • 30 minutes for brief tutorial and brief questionnaire at end
    • Narrative, scenario and judgment questions
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • About the Computer-based Exam
    • Positive experience
    • System easy to use
    • Computers were fast enough that it did not take long for questions to appear
    • Easier and quicker to go back to questions
    • Test environment comfortable; Prometrics people helpful
    • Easy to concentrate in cubicles
    • Personalized
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Test Taking Tips
    • Plan to go through the exam 2-3 times
    • First, go through the exam and answer all the “easy” questions.
    • Use “Mark” notation or take notes on scrap paper for questions you cannot immediately answer and go on at once to next question.
    • After first run through take a breath!
    • Go through second (and maybe third) time and answer all questions. Visit all marked questions.
    • Enter your best guess – there is no penalty
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • The industry classification system that replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system is:
    • (A) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
    • (B) The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) The New Standard
    • (C) Industrial Classification system (NSIC)
    • (D) None of the above
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • The industry classification system that replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system is:
    • (A) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
    • (B) The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) The New Standard
    • (C) Industrial Classification system (NSIC)
    • (D) None of the above
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • Which of the following court cases are concerned with takings?
    • I. Nollan v. California Coastal Commission
    • II. Associated Homebuilders v. City of Livermore
    • III. First English Evangelical Lutheran Church v. County of Los Angeles
    • IV. Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council
    • (A) I only
    • (B) I and II
    • (C) I and III
    • (D) I, III, and IV
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • Which of the following court cases are concerned with takings?
    • I. Nollan v. California Coastal Commission
    • II. Associated Homebuilders v. City of Livermore
    • III. First English Evangelical Lutheran Church v. County of Los Angeles
    • IV. Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council.
    • (A) I only
    • (B) I and II
    • (C) I and III
    • (D) I, III, and IV
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • Which of the principles of the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct are applicable to instances of sexual harassment?
    • I. A planner must not commit a deliberately wrongful act, which reflects adversely on the planner’s professional fitness.
    • II. A planner must respect the rights of others and must not discriminate.
    • III. A planner must have special concern for the long-range consequences of present actions.
    • A. I and II
    • B. I, II, and III
    • C. I and III
    • D. II and III
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • Which of the principles of the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct are applicable to instances of sexual harassment?
    • I. A planner must not commit a deliberately wrongful act, which reflects adversely on the planner’s professional fitness.
    • II. A planner must respect the rights of others and must not discriminate.
    • III. A planner must have special concern for the long-range consequences of present actions.
    • A. I and II
    • B. I, II, and III
    • C. I and III
    • D. II and III
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • Between July 2005 and July 2006, the population of which state grew by almost 580,000, more than any other state?
    • A. Texas
    • B. Nevada
    • C. Arizona
    • D. California
  • 2011SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • Between July 2005 and July 2006, the population of which state grew by almost 580,000, more than any other state?
    • A. Texas *
    • B. Nevada
    • C. Arizona
    • D. California
    • * Texas's population surged because of an influx of displaced people from Louisiana following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • This Supreme Court decision removed the "substantially advances" test for takings cases:
    • Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co. (1926)
    • Agins v. City of Tiburon (1980)
    • Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council (1992)
    • Lingle v. Chevron USA (2005)
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Sample Question:
    • This Supreme Court decision removed the "substantially advances" test for takings cases:
    • Village of Euclid v. Ambler Realty Co. (1926)
    • Agins v. City of Tiburon (1980)
    • Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council (1992)
    • Lingle v. Chevron USA (2005) *
    • * Agins v. Tiburon had created the "substantially advances" test, but Lingle v. Chevron removed it
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Study Tips
    • Start early and continue to refresh
    • Flash cards for rote knowledge
    • Memorize significant dates and events
    • Take practice tests
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Study Tips
    • Know current trends
    • Read current material – i.e. Planning Magazine and JAPA
    • Study the AICP Code of Ethics , including procedures
    • Focus on citizen participation issues
    • U.S. Census – Go to www.census.gov
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Exam Overview
    • Shift since 2000 - AICP slowly and deliberately shifting the focus to be more oriented to testing the application of planning knowledge and experience
    • Reduced emphasis on rote memorization of facts and figures
    • More decision making on the part of examinees
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Exam Overview
    • Great breadth of subject matter, not depth
    • Test knowledge and skills
    • Knowledge – 40% - history, law, ethics, land use, etc.
    • Skills – 60% - demonstrate ability to work within a planning process, formulate goals, recognize appropriate quantitative research methods, etc.
    • Many questions require professional judgment, intermixed with technical knowledge
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Exam Overview
    • Need familiarity with the public planning process: planners’ roles; responsibilities of planning commissions and zoning boards; zoning and decision making; public hearing process; citizen participation
    • “ What would you do” planning process questions
    • Emphasis on agency management; policy and decision making; citizen participation; and ethics
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • I. History, Theory and Law [15%]
        • A. History of Planning
        • B. Planning Law
        • C. Theory of Planning
        • D. Patterns of human settlement
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • II. Plan Making and Implementation [30%]
          • A. Visioning & Goal-setting
          • B. Quantitative and qualitative research methods
          • C. Collecting, organizing, analyzing, and reporting data and information
          • D. Demographics and economics
          • E. Natural & Built Environment
          • F. Land Use & development regulations
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • II. Plan Making and Implementation [30%] (cont’d )
          • G. Application of legal principles
          • H. Environmental analysis
          • I. Growth management techniques
          • J. Budgets & financing options
          • K. GIS / spatial analysis and information systems
          • L. Policy analysis and decision- making
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • II. Plan Making & Implementation [30%] (cont’d)
          • M. Development plan & project review
          • N. Program evaluation
          • O. Communications techniques
          • P. Intergovernmental relationships
          • Q.  Stakeholder Relationships
          • R. Project & program management
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • III. Functional Areas of Practice [25%]
          • A. Community development
          • B. Comprehensive or long range planning
          • C. Development regulation or administration
          • D. Economic development & revitalization
          • E. Economic analysis & forecasting
          • F. Educational, institutional, or military facilities planning
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • III. Functional Areas of Practice [25%] (cont’d)
          • G. Energy policy
          • H. Food system planning
          • I. Growth management
          • J. Hazard mitigation & disaster planning
          • K. Historic preservation
          • L. Housing
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • III. Functional Areas of Practice [25%] (cont’d)
          • M. Infrastructure
          • N. Labor force or employment
          • O. Land use
          • P. Natural resources & the environment
          • Q. Parks, open space, and recreation
          • R. Planning law
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • III. Functional Areas of Practice [25%] (cont’d)
          • S. Policy planning
          • T. Public services
          • U. Social & health services
          • V. Transportation
          • W. Urban design
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • IV. Spatial Areas of Practice [15%] - NEW
          • A. Planning at national level
          • B. Planning for multi-state or bi-state regions
          • C. Planning for state
          • D. Planning for sub-state region
          • E. Planning at county level
          • F. Planning for urban areas
          • G. Planning for suburban areas
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • IV. Spatial Areas of Practice [15%] (cont’d)
          • H. Planning for small town
          • I. Corridors
          • J. Neighborhoods
          • K. Waterfronts
          • L. Historic districts or areas
          • M. Downtowns
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • V. Public Participation & Social Justice [10%]
          • A. Public involvement planning
          • B. Public participation techniques
          • C. Identifying, engaging, and serving underserved groups
          • D. Social justice issues, literature, & practice. Waterfronts
          • E. Working with diverse communities
          • F. Coalition Building
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Outline of Exam Subject Matter
    • VI. AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct [5%]
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • May 2011 Exam
    • Total number that took the exam: 562
    • Total pass candidates: 382 (68%)
    • Total failed: 180 ( 32%)
    • CT, MA, RI Chapter pass rates are higher (CT’s pass rate is 82% over 5 years)
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Exam-related Information
    • Web site for exam-related information: http://www.planning.org/certification/
        • index.htm
    • Questions: [email_address]
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • Resources through APA
    • AICP Exam Tutorial http://planning.org/_offsite/certification/tutorial/
    • 66 Selected readings – APA web site
    • Planning magazine http://www.planning.org/planning/
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam:
    • Resources through APA
    • History timeline at
    • http:// www.planningpa.org/timeline_us_planning_history.pdf
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation Preparing for the Exam
    • CPC Study Manual
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation Preparing for the Exam
    • AICP
    • Exam Prep 2.0
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • AICP Exam Prep 2.0 – Contents
    • AICP Exam “How to”
    • Additional Resources (cases, planning law, planning stories, etc.)
    • APA Policy Guides
    • Ethics
    • AICP Exam Prep Notes
    • Study Questions
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • Selected Readings Recommended by AICP
    • APA General Reference Books
      • Dalton, Linda, Charles Hoch, and Frank So (eds.). 2000. The Practice of Local Government Planning . Washington, D.C.: ICMA.
      • American Planning Association (ed.). 2006 . Planning and Urban Design Standards. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons.
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • Selected Readings Recommended by AICP
    • APA General References
      • Planning magazine (in print, or http://www.planning.org/planning/ )
      • Journal of the American Planning Association (in print or www.tandf.co.uk/journals/rjpa )
      • PAS reports (in print or http:// myapa.planning.org /pas/ )
      • Planning & Environmental Law (in print or http:// myapa.planning.org /PEL/ )
      • Policy Guides ( http://www.planning.org/policy/guides/ index.htm )
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • Selected Readings Recommended by AICP
    • (http://www.planning.org/certification/selectedread.html)
    • APA General Reference Books - 7
    • History, Theory and Law - 9
    • II. Plan Making & Implementation - 11
    • III. Functional Areas of Practice - 12
    • IV. Spatial Areas of Practice - 8
    • V. Public Participation & Social Justice - 9
    • VI. AICP Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct - 3
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • Non-APA Resources
    • Planning Prep: www.planning prep.com
    • Institute of Continuing Planning Education: www.icpeweb.com - Self Study Guide
    • Planetizen - on line http://www.planetizen.com/courses/aicp
    • Michael Waiczis study materials
    • Ohio State University: Planning Education @ a Distance - http:// knowlton.osu.edu/ped/aicp.htm -
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Preparing for the Exam
    • Non-APA Resources
    • http://www.floridaplanning.org/treasurecoast/aicp_links.asp  
    • http://www.planningpa.org/career_aicp.shtml  
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation Preparing for the Exam
    • Non-APA Tutorials:
    • Planning Education at a Distance:
    • The Ohio State University
    • http://knowlton.osu.edu/ped/
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • PLAN-310: Planetizen AICP Exam Preparation Course
    • Updated for 2011 Exam Term: July 15 - December 15, 2011 Instructor Jennifer Evans-Cowley, PhD, AICP Registration $129.00
    • http://www.planetizen.com/courses/aicp
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • RI Chapter
    • Professional Development Officer
    • Nancy E. Letendre, Esq. AICP
      • Ursillo, Teitz & Ritch, Ltd.
      • 2 Williams Street
      • Providence RI  02903
      • (401) 331-2222
      • [email_address]
    • www.rhodeislandapa.org for professional development and AICP exam information
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • RI Chapter Resources:
    • SNEAPA Exam Prep - Fall
    • AICP Exam Reduced Fee Scholarships - 1
    • Circulation of copy of AICP Exam Prep 2.0 Manual & CD
    • 2011-12 Chapter President’s Council CD (N/C)
    • AICP Exam Prep Notes prepared by chapter member
    • Periodic RIAPA Ethics Workshop
    • AICP CD-ROM Training Packages/lending library
    • Monthly RIAPA sponsored seminars
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • CT Chapter
    • Professional Development Officer
    • John D. Pagini, AICP
      • Land Use Planner
      • 846 Silver Street
      • Coventry, CT 06238
      • 860-742-7056
      • [email_address]
    • www.ccapa.org for AICP exam and study material
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • CT Chapter Resources:
    • Annual Classroom – March
    • SNEAPA Exam Prep - Fall
    • 2011-12 Chapter President’s Council CD – N/C
    • Circulation of copy of AICP Exam Prep 2.0 Manual & CD
    • Certain “Select Readings” Recommending by AICP available in Meriden Public Library
    • AICP Exam Reduced Fee Scholarships - 1
    • Annual Ethics Workshop at SNEAPA, & as CT program (meets CM ethics requirements)
    • Annual “Hot Topics” Land Use Law workshop (meets CM law requirements)
    • Power points from Chapter & National conferences
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • MA Chapter
    • Professional Development Officer
    • Carolyn Britt AICP
    • [email_address]
    • http://www.massapa.org for AICP exam information
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • MA Chapter Resources:
    • CPC manual
    • 6 week annual exam prep – March / April
    • CPC CD ROM for class enrollees
    • SNEAPA Exam Prep – Fall
    • AICP exam reduced fee scholarship
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • When You Pass…
    • Look for official confirmation
    • You cannot start using the AICP designation until you pay your dues!
    • Annual dues:
      • AICP - $90 to $175 (salary-based, as of October, 2011)
      • APA/AICP combined - $230 to $505
      • Chapter dues: CT (35% APA: $31.50 – $61.25); MA ($35); RI ($25)
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Certification Maintenance (“CM”)
    • APA’s Mandatory Certification Maintenance Program approved April 13, 2007
    • 2-year cycle commencing January 1, 2008; 2 nd cycle January 1, 2010; 3 rd January 1, 2012
    • 32 CM credits of “eligible professional development activities”
    • 1.5 credits each required for Law and Ethics. Cannot be carried over.
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Certification Maintenance (“CM”) for new Certified Planners
    • CM reporting period begins the first calendar year after AICP dues are paid.
    • You cannot count CM credits you may have earned prior to passing the exam and paying the dues.
    • You can count CM credits you earned after paying dues, before the reporting period begins.
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Certification Maintenance (“CM”)
    • No minimum credits per year
    • 4-month grace period to achieve credit requirements
    • Up to 16 credits may be carried over to next cycle (NOT law and ethics)
    • For more details, see http://www.planning.org/cm/foraicpmembers.htm#1
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Certification Maintenance (“CM”)
    • Activities that do not qualify for CM Credit:
      • APA leadership business meetings
      • Mentoring activity
      • Volunteer activity
      • Teaching for salary, fee, or honorarium
      • Code of Ethics: f) We shall contribute time and resources to the professional development of students, interns, beginning professionals, and other colleagues
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • Certification Maintenance (“CM”)
    • Create a personal development plan:
    • Attend national or regional APA conferences
    • Attend state programs and brownbag lunches
    • Present a CM-approved session (1 CM additional credit)
    • Ask your favorite providers to register their courses
    • Participate in APA distance learning activities
    • Check out APA chapter lending libraries
    • Seek out university courses
  • 2011 SNEAPA AICP Exam Preparation
    • GOOD LUCK!