The American Institute of Certified Planners (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.

The National Capital Area Chapter provides opportunities and resources for chapter members to obtain AICP certification and maintain their certification by staying involved in the planning profession and gaining Certification Maintenance (CM) credits.

Contact the chapter’s Professional Development Officer at for more information.