Easy access to instruction for people with busy schedules and lean budgets.

E-Learning Options at APA

Individual User Group Live On Demand
Streaming education
Short-course webinars
Online courses
Audio/web conferences

Streaming Education

Streaming Education is APA's new generation of online learning that brings training to your desktop, laptop, or conference room. Look for many of APA's popular training programs — originally available on CDs — in a convenient, flexible format, with more titles coming all the time. Training is available for both individual and group viewing.

Short Course Webinars

These short course webinars were recorded at APA's 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 National Planning Conferences. They're now available as streaming education.

Planning Healthy Communities

Advanced Urban Design Workshop

Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery

21st Century Planning Commission

Zoning to Shape Urban Form

Municipal and Development Finance for Planners

Planning for Water

Evidence-Based Sustainability

Retrofitting Streets and Corridors

Online Courses

Get up to speed on best practices with online courses for individual study. Topics include planning law, ethics, health policy, and transportation.

These courses, offered in partnership with Captus Press, feature downloadable presentations, progress quizzes, and discussion groups.

Audio/Web Conferences

You and your team can interact online and by phone with a panel of experts during APA's scheduled audio/web conferences. Send questions to the presenters, and visit the program website for readings, notes, and links to more information.

Check out the schedule for topics and dates.


APA ended sales of CD-ROMs on September 30, 2012. AICP members may claim Certification Maintenance credits for viewing CD-ROM training products that they have not previously viewed and that have current CM credit, through December 31, 2014.

Many of the popular training programs that were found on CD are now available in streaming format. Check out APA's streaming education offerings.

Certification Maintenance

Many training opportunities meet Certification Maintenance requirements for AICP members.

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