Becoming AICP - Advice from Recently Credentialed Members Discussion
Why do it? What do you need to know? Come prepared to ask questions and engage with professional colleagues. This is an interactive opportunity to pick the brain of individuals who recently became AICP and hear from people who just took the exam on what the experience is really like. What would they have done differently and what worked. study tips and candid advice from recent AICP members.
You'll learn about:
- What recent AICPs would have done differently to prepare for the exam
- What preparation methods worked
- What the exam experience is really like
, New York City Parks Department
, New York
Confirmed SpeakerJennifer Graeff, AICP is currently working at Texas A&M's Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning as a visiting lecturer and planner-in residence. She is focusing on engagement and response efforts in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey and developing strategies to aid recovery, as well as future preparedness. Jennifer is the public engagement coordinator at the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, where she will return upon completion of the her residency. At NYC Parks she develops engagement strategies and outreach opportunities for the department and communities throughout New York City. Previously, Jennifer was the associate director of international partnerships at the American Planning Association, where she managed many of APA’s international technical assistance programs, including APA’s Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas program that helped build planning capacity throughout Latin America and APA’s Dutch partnership which provided educational opportunities to learn about Dutch water management. Jennifer holds a master of science in urban planning and a master of international affairs both from Columbia University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and is a co-author of APA's PAS Report 588: Planners and Water.
, Suffolk County, New York
, American Planning Association
Confirmed SpeakerEric Roach is a Program Associate with APA's Professional Practice team focusing on the AICP Exam application process, exam prep study resources, AICP Candidate program and the Community Planning Assistance Team program. His webinars and presentations help further APA's mission to provide members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. He has a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Metropolitan Planning from DePaul University. His previous experience includes managing energy efficiency programs with the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.