Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association Welcome to the website for the Tennessee Chapter!
The mission of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association (TAPA) is to provide professional development opportunities using various training platforms for our state-wide members thereby fostering an environment for higher ethical standards in decision-making and accountability.
Recorded TAPA Presentations Webpage Watch Select TAPA Presentations On Demand
Due to popular demand, we have created a webpage with all of our recorded presentations on it. The page currently contains 12.5 CMs worth of presentations from our last two virtual conferences. As we have more recorded sessions in the future, the amount of video available on demand will continue to grow.
Virtual Spring 2021 Retreat February 25-26 TAPA Virtual Spring 2021 Retreat
The Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association is proud to announce the schedule for the virtual Spring 2021 Retreat. The retreat will run be broadcast on ZOOM and will run from 8:30 to 4:30 (Eastern) on Thursday and 8:30 to 2:30 on Friday. The registration fee will be $30. Click on the link below to see the schedule or to register for the event. We look forward to seeing you there!
TAPA Mentor Match TAPA Mentor Match Returns for 2021
The Tennessee Chapter of the American Planning Association announces that the Mentor Match program will return again for 2021. The mission of TAPA’s Mentor Match is to bridge the gap between planning students, emerging planners, and established planning professionals by providing connection and leadership development opportunities. The program seeks to strengthen the network of planners within Tennessee and provide professional development opportunities.
2020 Fall Conference Update Get it Done Fridays in November and December
As previously announced, the Fall 2020 Conference will instead be a virtual one this year. Instead of having seminars clustered on one day, the Tennessee Chapter of the APA will be providing several opportunities for CM hours on Fridays in November and December. Sessions will be free and cover a range of topics. Click the link below for more info and to watch the sessions on-demand.
COVID-19 APA Launches New COVID-19 Resources Webpage
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a significant impact on communities, and planners are on the front lines of response and recovery. APA is committed to providing resources, information, and tools to address your immediate needs and help you prepare for what is to come.