We are the Accessibility Professionals Association (APA)!
APA (formerly TRASA) has a new look and a new name but remains an association of professionals focusing on accessibility in the built environment. We are the premier provider of Continuing Education (CEU) in accessibility standards and regulations. We offer quality training on the national ADA Standards, the specific Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS), and other current and upcoming accessibility codes and standards for Registered Accessibility Specialists (RAS), architects, designers, engineers, contractors, building owners and other professionals. We welcome any all professionals interested in accessibility to our organization and trainings. We are a registered Continuing Education provider with Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation (TDLR) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Our membership is open to all individuals & organizations in the U.S. or across the globe.
4-8 Hours TDLR and AIA Continued Education
APA will be offering CE/AIA Training for RAS's and those interested in accessibility over the next several months. Each training session will meet FIVE hours of required Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) continuing education and are also approved by AIA.* The training includes one hour by Robert Posey, TDLRProgram Manager, Compliance Division?/Architectural Barriers.
The next regional training is scheduled forCollege Station and a third location to be announced.
Click on the following links for further information or to register! Members receive discounted rates so be sure and log in as a member before registering on the event calendar page.
A third regional training is scheduled for September 27, 2013. Mark your calendars - location details to follow.
Save the Date!
2014 Annual Conference January 29-31, 2014
Deadline Announced for the 2013 Accessibility Awards
Application deadline for submissions for 2013 Statewide Awards due by September 27, 2013. Visit the Accessibility Awards Page for guidelines and nomination forms.
We Welcome New Members!
APA membership is for twelve months from the date you join. The membership cost for 2013 is $190.00 per year for a Standard Membership for a Registered Accessibility Specialist (RAS) and $100 per year for an Associate Membership for individuals who are NOT Registered Accessibility Specialists. Members enjoy the member discount rate for all training! Sign up for membership today! Note: An individual can recover the cost of membership by attending one training session of 8 hours of TDLR certified continuing education. (This is estimated by factoring in the member rate verses the non-member rate.) We welcome diversity in all aspects of our organization.
*APA is an approved provider for TDLR #1521 and AIA #G583