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The gathering place for those of us engaged in the field of educational facilities management, and dedicated to the ongoing evolution of its professionals into influential leaders in education.


APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA – Register Today & Join Us in San Francisco This July!  APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA – Register Today & Join Us in San Francisco This July! 

July 21-23 should find you with us in San Francisco – the city that is a little bit home to everything!  While our headquarter hotel, the Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel is sold out, APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA have researched alternate hotels within walking distance to the main event at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square. The following hotels are not under any contract with APPA – therefore the rate is the going rate the hotel is able to offer a the time of your booking: Serrano Hotel, Handlery Hotel, and the Hampton Inn San Francisco. See you soon!

APPA Bookstore Sale -- 10% Discount During June! APPA Bookstore Sale -- 10% Discount During June!

Take advantage of this great opportunity!  Simply visit the APPA bookstore and use the discount code SUMMER17 at checkout. The discount will apply to all of our publications, including our popular Operational Guidelines trilogy, Effective and Innovative Practices for the Strategic Campus Facilities Manager, and the environmental sustainability and energy efficiencies books in our Critical Issues series.

Registration Now Open for APPA U in Providence, RI, September 10-14, 2017 Registration Now Open for APPA U in Providence, RI, September 10-14, 2017

Register now for APPA U taking place September 10-14 in Providence, RI. The Institute for Facilities Management and the Leadership Academy provide for professional development unlike any other in the field!

 

Upcoming Chapter Conferences in Maryland, British Columbia, and Wyoming Upcoming Chapter Conferences in Maryland, British Columbia, and Wyoming

APPA's chapters are thriving, and their conferences are great opportunity to enhance your professional development and networking efforts. Click the link above for a list of APPA chapters, and their plans for upcoming events. Or, if you have any chapter or regional programs to list, please send them to Steve Glazner.

Renew Your APPA Membership -- Online or Via Mail Renew Your APPA Membership -- Online or Via Mail

APPA membership renewal for the 2017-2018 membership year is now available through myAPPA. In addition, invoices will be mailed out to primary representatives. If you have any questions about your invoice or membership benefits, please contact our membership team at membership@appa.org or 703.684.1446.

NFPA Work Group Looking for Volunteers NFPA Work Group Looking for Volunteers

The NFPA Work Group under the guidance of the APPA Standards and Codes Council is looking for technical volunteers to review the NFPA Standards for public input on behalf of higher education this year.  If you are interested please contact Billie Zidek, Standards & Codes Administrator at 703-542-3846 or via email at billie@appa.org.  You will receive a link to a survey to determine the standard you would like to review.

Expanded FPI Report Now Available for Survey Participants and Interested Colleagues
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APPA's 2015-16 expanded Web-based Facilities Performance Indicators (FPI) report is now available for both survey participants and interested colleagues to purchase. This is the only report on the costs and practices of facilities operations at educational institutions. The report is free to APPA member survey participants.

APPA Mentoring Program APPA Mentoring Program

Mentoring is an essential leadership skill. In addition to managing and motivating people, it's also important that you can help others learn, grow and become more effective in their jobs. Visit us to see how APPA's mentoring partnership initiative is well underway, and how to contact your region or regional representative for more information on applying for this great opportunity!

APPAinfo is Your Networking Link APPAinfo is Your Networking Link

APPAinfo is an e-mail discussion list for educational facilities professionals, where you can find the answers to many of your everyday problems simply by posting a question to your peers. The APPA discussion list seeks to broaden your resource base by making it easier to interact with and respond to the needs of facilities professionals, and focuses on all campus facilities issues, regardless of size or type of school or organization. For more information, contact Steve Glazner.

EXPANDED APPA LANDS’ END STORE:  Our Store is always open! EXPANDED APPA LANDS’ END STORE:  Our Store is always open!

Visit the Lands’ End APPA store today, and purchase apparel and other gear of your choice--personalized with the APPA logo. All products available for personalization – jackets, backpacks, t-shirts, polo shirts, caps, totes, coolers, etc. – can now be personalized with the APPA logo, and are backed by Lands’ End’s product guarantee. If you have any questions, contact Anita Dosik.