Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.

AICP Certification Maintenance Credits

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) members can earn Certification Maintenance (CM) credits for the Real Places workshops and sessions below. More information about AICP’s CM program can be found at

Wednesday, January 16

CM | 2

Historic Preservation Officer Basics (Part of the Certified Local Government Workshop)
Pre-conference Workshop
Madeline Clites, Texas Historical Commission

CM | 4

Certified Local Government Workshop
Pre-conference Workshop
Megan Brown, National Park Service; Roman McAllen, City of Denton; Amber Rojas, City of Tyler; and Justin Newhart, City of Fort Worth

CM | 4.5

Historic Tax Credits How-To: Everything You Need to Know About Utilizing Historic Preservation Tax Credits
Pre-conference Workshop
Caroline Wright, Valerie Magolan, and Gregory Smith, Texas Historical Commission; Bill Franks, not affiliated; and Amy Miller, City of Elgin

Thursday, January 17

CM | 1.25

Come Home to Downtown
Dr. Gary Jennings and Douglas Moss

CM | 1.25

The Bexar County GIS Initiative
Digitally Imposing the Past onto the Local Landscape

John F. Reynolds, University of Texas at San Antonio; Eric Lomeli, Bexar County; Jessica Nowlin and Clinton McKenzie, Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio

CM | 1.25

Making Places Real and Measuring Success in Public Projects
Therese Huffman, Signature Design

CM | 1.25

Spirit of Place
Connecting Cultural Mapping to Design Guidelines

Claudia Guerra and Kathy Rodriguez, San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation

CM | 1.25

Creative Placemaking + Arts/Culture Planning
Lynn Osgood, Civic Arts

CM | 1.25

Cultural Landscapes
Methods for Heritage Conservation and Community Engagement

Julie McGilvray, Guadalupe Mountains National Park

CM | 1.25

Public Engagement for Downtown Revitalization
Lynda Humble, City of Bastrop and Chad Patton, Baker Hotel Development Partners

Friday, January 18

CM | 1.25

Dowling Street to Emancipation Avenue
Community Revitalization in Houston’s Third Ward

Breakfast and General Session
Curtis Davis, Emancipation Community Development Partnership

CM | 1.25

Preservation in Gentrifying Communities
Assata Richards, Sankofa Research Institute; Megan Henderson, City Center Waco; and Claudia Guerra, San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation