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American Public Transportation Association

 Continuing Education

Certification for Conference Sessions

 

APTA is currently offering certification hours for the following organizations. Please refer to the program of each conference for specific conference details.   

American Institute of Architects (AIA) 

www.aia.org 

Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society. APTA provides learning units (LU) for specialized sessions.    

American Planning Association (APA) 

www.planning.org 

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. APTA provides certification maintenance hours (CM) for specialized sessions. 

Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) 

www.rcep.net 

The Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) is a nationwide portal for education and career recordkeeping. It is a merger of quality education providers and engineers, surveyors, and related Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry professionals into one comprehensive education management system. RCEP is a one-stop solution for keeping you up-to-date with continuing education requirements, finding educational offerings from quality providers, and managing your continuing education activities - anytime, anywhere. APTA provides professional development hours (PDH) for specialized sessions.  

Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) 

www.uppcc.org  

The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs. The CPPO and CPPB programs are highly regarded and respected among procurement professionals and employers involved in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified well over 10,000 professionals primarily within the U.S. and Canada, but in other nations around the globe. APTA provides contact hours for specialized sessions which can be used for certification or re-certification.

 

2016  Rail Conference Sessions 

Certification Maintenance Hours  for Planners and Architects (pending approval) 

 Monday, June 20

  • HOST FORUM: Development Soars along Valley Metro Rail - (10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.25 CM
  • Implementing Title VI/Environmental Justice Requirements - (3:45 - 5:15 p.m.) - 1.5 CM

Tuesday, June 21

  • Great Stations, Great Places - (8:30 - 10 a.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Station Area Planning - (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • State of Good Repair and Transit Asset Management –  (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.) - 1.25 CM
  • Environmental Considerations in Rail Planning and Project Development –  (4 - 5:15 p.m.) - 1.25 CM
 

Wednesday, June 22

  • Streetcars with a Shout – (8 - 9:15 a.m.) 1.25 CM
  • Core Capacity – (8:30  - 10:45 a.m.) 2.25 CM
  • FTA WORKSHOP: Capital Investment Grants Program – (1 - 5 p.m.) - 4 CM  

Contact Hours for Procurement Professionals (approved) 

 Tuesday, June 21 

  • Procurement of O & M Service Contracts - (4 - 5:15 p.m.) - 1.25 hrs 

 

Professional Development Hours for Professional Engineers (approved) 

Saturday, June 18 

  • ​Rail System Safety Seminar - 8 PDHs 

Monday, June 20 

  • Track & Rail - (10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 PDHs
  • Rolling Stock: Mechanicals, Commuter Rail Brakes & DMUs - (3:45 - 5:15 p.m.) - 1.5 PDHs 
Tuesday, June 21 
  • Traction Power - (8:30 - 10 a.m.) - 1.5 PDHs
  • Noise & Vibration - (8:30 - 10 a.m.) - 1.5 PDHs
  • Signal Systems - (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 PDHs
  • Rolling Stock: Materials, Design & Fire Protection - (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 PDHs
 
Wednesday, June 22 
  • Alternate Delivery for Capital Projects - (9:30 - 10:45 a.m.) - 1.25 PDHs
  • ​Systems​ Engineering - (9:30 - 10:45 a.m.)  -1.25 PDHs                                                             
 
For more information contact APTA’s Cheryl Pyatt at cpyatt@apta.com or 202-496-4875.
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