New Professional Development Opportunities in Reading Site Plans, Bike & Pedestrian Planning, the Value of Urban Design, and GIS

New Professional Development Opportunities in Reading Site Plans, Bike & Pedestrian Planning, the Value of Urban Design, and GIS

Planning Academy at Virginia Tech, VT National Capital Region


The Planning Academy at Virginia Tech offers highly interactive instruction in our two-day training courses for professionals in the planning, design and development fields. At the Planning Academy, you get personal attention and feedback from our nationally recognized instructors. You also get the chance to network and share experiences with peers from across the country. Many of our programs include site visits or mobile tours, providing first-hand exposure to today's most compelling planning issues.

Courses are conveniently located in one of two Virginia Tech facilities in Northern Virginia, easily accessible to Washington, D.C. and all parts of the National Capital Region.

Our Spring/Summer 09 schedule includes:

READING AND INTERPRETING SITE PLANS
May 14-15
Register by April 23 to get the early bird registration rate!

PLANNING FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION:
PROVIDING CYCLING AND BIKING OPTIONS FOR EVERYONE
June 4-5
Register by May 14 to get the early bird registration rate!

THE VALUE OF URBAN DESIGN:
HOW THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT CAN ENHANCE THE TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE
June 11-12
Register by May 21 to get the early bird registration rate!

GIS ANALYSIS AND DECISIONMAKING FOR PLANNERS, USING ArcGIS 9.3
June 18-19
Register by May 28 to get the early bird registration rate!

The Planning Academy can also offer individualized training in your office, designed to meet the specific needs of your organization.

The Planning Academy is a registered AICP provider, through Virginia Tech's School of Public and International Affairs. All courses have been approved for CM credit!

For a complete course information and registration, see
http://www.planningacademy.ncr.vt.edu/

Posted April 16, 2009



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