Step One – Determine the Event Type

Is it a Single Event or Multi-Part Event?

A single event is a live in-person or live online event held one time on a specific date. If applying for APA FL sponsored CM credits for this event, please use this form.

A multi-part event is a live event with multiple activities (like a conference) where participants have several activities to choose from. If applying for APA FL sponsored CM credits for this event, please use this form.


Step Two – Content Considerations

To be eligible for CM credits the following criteria must be met:
  1. The event must be designed to meet a specific planning-related training objective.

  2. The event must be designed to teach subject matter in appropriate depth and scope for a planner in current practice with at least 4 years of professional experience after earning a 2-year master’s degree in planning.

  3. Address the demonstrated education needs of AICP members as defined by the AICP’s Core Competencies:

    1. Fundamental Knowledge

    2. Research, Technical and Analytical

    3. Communication and Interaction

    4. Plan Making

    5. Plan Implementation and Placemaking

    6. Leadership

    7. Management

    8. Integrity, Values and Ethics

    9. Relevancy and Professional Commitment


Step Three – During the Event

  • Keep a registration log – maintain paper or electronic copies. An example is provided here.

  • Distribute and collect event evaluations. An example evaluation form is provided here.

  • Remind your attendees to log their credits and provide them information to help them find the event in the CM log, such as the title of the event or the provider’s name.


Step Four – Following the Event

  • Maintain the registration log and evaluations for 2 years. If APA FL sponsored the credits, send these documents to the VP of CM within 7 days of the date of your event.

  • Check your provider dashboard to see how participants rated the event.