SCUP is a registered provider of continuing education credit from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP). Most educational programs SCUP offers are submitted for AICP Certification Maintenance (CM) credits.
"AICP is the American Planning Association's professional institute, providing recognized leadership nationwide in the certification of professional planners, ethics, professional development, planning education, and the standards of planning practice. AICP's Certification Maintenance program helps planners gain the knowledge and skills they need to remain current in the practice of planning." AICP Website
To learn more about the AICP, please visit their website.
SCUP and AICP: Programs, Policies, and Procedures
All SCUP programs that provide AICP CM credits undergo the AICP's rigorous approval process. Not every program qualifies for AICP continuing education credit.
SCUP applies for general AICP CM credits. Most SCUP programs do not qualify for law or ethics CM credits.
Credits are measured based on instructional time. Every 60 minutes of instructional time will provide 1 CM Hour. Please refer to each program to determine credit amounts.
Following AICP CM policies, SCUP programs must meet the following criteria to be submitted for AICP continuing education credit:
*At this time, SCUP does not have the assessment mechanisms required to provide AICP credit for asynchronous courses (recordings, articles, etc.).
All SCUP programs that provide AICP continuing education credit undergo the AICP's rigorous approval process. Not every program qualifies for AICP continuing education credit.
SCUP submits the following types of programs for AICP continuing education credit:
Annual, International Conference*
Multi-Day Regional Conferences*
(live webcasts only)
*Note: conference programs are submitted and approved for AICP credit on a program by program basis, depending on the subject matter and qualifications of each program. Not every workshop, concurrent session, plenary session, or campus tour offered at a conference will be approved for AICP credit.
Reporting Your Credits
AICP members must do three things to earn credit for programs attended.
If a program has been approved for AICP continuing education, the amount of credits will be listed with the program description. For webcasts, please visit that webcast's CEU webpage. For conferences and one-day events, please refer to the event's program webpage and onsite program.