Army Engineers and Scientists (Resources and Construction), Career Program 18 (CP-18)
CP-18 provides information for the careerist to identify potential career advancement to become highly developed and seasoned effectively within the DA environment, while gaining expertise for attaining career goals. This is part of the Army Civilian Training, Education, and Development System (ACTEDS) Plan.
Army Regulation 690-950: Civilian Personnel Career Management
This regulation provides policy governing Army civilian career programs. It is the Army's merit promotion regulation for career program positions.
Civil Works Planner Capability: Task Force Report (Training and Development)
The Planning Capability Task Force produced a report on Planner Training and Development with 14 recommendations to the HQ Chief of Planning and Policy. The Report laid the groundwork for the establishment of the PROSPECT Planners Core Curriculum, the Planning Community Toolbox, and other core elements of USACE Planner training.
Human Resources Training Center, Career Advancement, and Career Program Opportunitie
USACE Human Resources site containing training, career, and leadership opportunities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Chart for Planners
The guide is intended to serve as a roadmap for planner development during the stages of a planner's career, from novice to expert. The guide shows the "core courses" that planners should take, and at what stage in the planner's career they should be taken. It also shows the developmental activities that should occur at each stage of the planners' career.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Planning Capability Training
On 13 March 2012, Major General Michael Walsh, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations (DCG-CEO), directed the completion of certain Planning Core Curriculum PROSPECT courses for all current Civil Works planners and other feasibility study Project Delivery Team members.
- Planning Associates
The Planning Associates Program is an advanced training opportunity in water
resources planning offered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to broaden
planners' competencies in solving complex water resources problems and
challenges, and to strengthen their leadership talents.
Memo: Planning Excellence Program and Maintaining Planning Capability
This memorandum aims to stress the importance of maintaining Civil Works Planning capabilities and to reaffirm support of the Planning Excellence Program.
- Professional Associations
List of Professional Associations that may be of interest to planners.
- Professional Planning Certifications
American Planning Association (APA)
APA is an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities. APA measures its success by the successes of its members and the communities they serve.
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
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.
- Program and Project Management Community of Practice
Links to the USACE Project Management Business Process (PMBP) Portal, and
other resources for Program and Project Managers.
SPL Memorandum for Record: Lead Planner Certification and Career Development Program
This MFR describes the steps necessary to be certified as a lead planner within SPL. This same certification process will soon be applicable throughout SPD.