Continuing Education

Course topics include design, high performance buildings, professional practice, building technology, green schools, planning, preservation, landscapes, urban and suburban planning, codes and zoning, and much more! All programs and tours will offer AIA/CES credits. See below for more detailed information regarding continuing education requirements. To receive credits or a letter verifying attendance, you must sign in at each course attended and enter your AIA member number. If you are not a member of AIA, please indicate profession and enter member number if applicable and provide your email address. 


All sessions provide AIA/CES credits. States with maintatory continuing education requirements accept AIA registered courses. Please note that Delaware requires all courses be HSW approved. For more information on requirements in all states, please visit; scroll down to Continuing Education Requirement on the right. Architects that are not AIA members will be provided with a proof at attendance. 


Pennsylvania now requires engineers to earn 24 CEU credits in a two year period. Credit determination is the responsibility of the licensee. If audited by the State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists, the licensee must provide evidence of attendance and applicability of course for CE units. New Jersey state licensure board requires professional engineers and land surveyors to meet continuing professional competency requirements. New York state licensure board recognizes AIA as an approved continuing education provider. Requirements for every state can be found at:  If you would like to review a course detailed description to determine eligibility for CEU, please send an email to Please include the course title(s).

Landscape Architects

Courses that provide Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES) credits are indicated. LA CES credits are accepted for licensure requirements in New Jersey and New York (HSW credits only). Pennsylvania Landscape Architecture licensure board recognizes AIA as a pre-approved continuing education course provider under subsection 15.76 of Title 49 _ Professional and Vocational Standards of the Pennsylvania State Board of Landscape Architects (49 PA Code Ch. 15) Continuing Education (as amended). Keynote speakers and professional development courses are NOT eligible for continuing education credits for Pennsylvania Licensed Landscape Architects. CEU requirements vary among states. Under the recently amended Law for PA registered landscape architects, all Licensees will be required to obtain 24 hours of continuing education every two years.

Requirements for every state can be found by visitng


Courses that provide AICP CM credits are indicated.

Proof of Attendance

AIA Philadelphia will report attendance to AIA National and to the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System. AIA Philadelphia will provide a certificate of attendance if requested by attendee. To request a certificate, sign in at each session and check the Certificate option. Please complete a "Request for Attendance Verification Letter" provided at registration and return it to the registration desk at the end of the conference. AIA Philadelphia will only send attendance verification letters to attendees who request them during the conference.