Fontana Planning Division Announces Fontana Planning Academy

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Fontana California


August 14, 2018

Become an Honorary City Planner Through the Fontana Planning Academy

Fontana Planning Academy

Fontana, Calif.-  Learn what it takes to design the perfect city through the Fontana Planning Academy. The City of Fontana Planning Division invites residents of all ages to join city planners for its first-ever academy from Thursday, September 13 to Thursday, October 4, 2018. Register here by Thursday, September 6, 2018. 

The free academy is a four-week interactive course that will engage participants in a hands-on learning experience. Each session is held on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (8353 Sierra Ave.). The four sessions are:

Session One: The Making of a City - September 13

Discover how planning plays a role in Fontana's growth and development.

Session Two: The Planner's Toolbox - September 20

Learn about the development of cities, the tools planners use and the implementation of Urban Planning and Design in cities around the world.

Session Three: Designing the Perfect City - September 27

Work in teams to create a perfect city utilizing the skills acquired in Session Two. 

Session Four: Meet the Professionals - October 4

Meet a diverse group of professionals with experience in Urban Planning and interrelated fields, and gain awareness of the array of career choices associated with the development process.

Participants who complete the course will be recognized with a certificate at the Planning Commission Meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. 

To register for the Fontana Planning Academy, please download an application here and submit it to Fernando Herrera by email. For questions or more information, contact Fernando Herrera at (909) 350-7608 or view the flyer.