American Planning Association
North Carolina Chapter
Here are training and informational resources from APA-NC.
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Planning Training Manual
Please click on a link below to download information from our Citizen Planner Training Program.
Hosted by the UNC School of Government and with over 1,100 subscribers, the NC Planners Listserv allows planners to communicate with each other through e-mail. Subscribers may send e-mail messages to all other subscribing members, and will receive copies of any replies sent back.
Carolina Planning Journal
Carolina Planning Journal, the oldest student-run planning publication in the country, brings together voices of academics and practitioners on today’s planning challenges. The Journal produces a yearly print publication and also maintains a blog, Angles.
The following are partner organizations with APA-NC:
American Institute of Architects
American Society of Landscape Architects
International Economic Development Council
International City/County Management Association
National Technical Information Services
The Urban Institute
The Urban Land Institute
Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA)
National Association of Counties
North Carolina League of Municipalities
North Carolina Association of County Commissioners
Lorman Education Services
NC Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects
APA-NC offers a diversity scholarship for minority students pursuing planning related degrees.
Learn more about and apply for the 2016 APA-NC Summer Fellowship here.
The following article outlines the top ten planning events, plans, programs that have occurred in North Carolina in the past 60 years in celebration of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of City and Regional Planning.