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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.


Join or Start a Conversation with APPA's Discussion List Join or Start a Conversation with APPA's Discussion List

APPAinfo is an e-mail discussion list for educational facilities professionals that focuses on all campus facilities issues, regardless of size or type of school or organization. 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. Join APPAinfo today; 1,040 subscribers and growing!

APPA/GRITS Partnership APPA/GRITS Partnership

On October 19, 2015 the Sustainable Endowments Institute (SEI) and APPA launched a new partnership that will provide all APPA members with free access to the Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS). GRITS is a project-management web tool that allows users to track and analyze the energy, financial, and carbon savings data from their energy-and resource-efficiency projects, as well as access a Library of more than 1,400 projects completed by other GRITS users across the U.S. and Canada. Now, APPA member institutions can access the core features of the GRITS tool at no cost.

Online Credentialing Prep Course Online Credentialing Prep Course

The APPA credentialing curriculum and exams are now offered exclusively online. This enables self-paced study and eliminates the need for travel budgets and days away from the office. The platform provides an exciting array of online testing options to suit test-takers' needs. Learn more about this exciting new option and prepare for your CEFP credential today!   

APPA Strategic Plan APPA Strategic Plan

APPA volunteers and staff leadership reviewed various studies and surveys to evaluate the association’s performance and give direction for the future. This involved thinking strategically about actions that are necessary to support APPA’s mission, while maintaining programmatic viability and financial stability. These issues and elements are captured in APPA’s Strategic Plan, which intends to strengthen the overall position of the organization and its members.