Professional Development for Landscape Architects

Use LA CES to Find Educational Opportunities

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Landscape architects and related design professionals can now access information on continuing education courses from more than 130 approved providers with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System™ (LA CES™). Offering educational opportunities focused on water conservation, stormwater management, green roofs, accessibility, smart growth, soils, and materials — as well as professional applications such as CADD and GIS — LA CES provides one-stop shopping for courses on sustainable design, livable communities, and environmental planning.

Go to LA CES to find professional development opportunities searchable by topic, date, and location.

Get PDH Online Now

ASLA provides a number of ways to earn professional development hours (PDH) online: by participating in a live webinar, watching a recorded online presentation, or reading one of 10 peer-reviewed papers, you can earn PDH online now.  

Mandatory Continuing Education Resources

To find out more about the requirements in your state, go to the map:

The map shows which states have indicated they will accept LA CES courses for their requirements. All licensees should take the time to understand their state’s requirements to select activities and subjects that qualify in your state. For more information on your state requirements, contact your state licensing board.   

ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture

The ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture offers over 130 courses, allowing attendees to earn up to 24 professional development hours (PDH).

Learn about upcoming annual meetings or confirm attendance at previous meetings.  

Conferences for Landscape Architects

Find upcoming conferences of interest to landscape architects. These are all national events, many of which are presented by LA CES™ approved providers.

ASLA Chapter Opportunities

Check out ASLA opportunities and chapter websites to find more professional development opportunities offered by ASLA’s 49 chapters.



LA CES & Continuing Education
Whitney Mitchell
Manager, Professional Development

Online Learning: 
Katie Riddle
Director, Professional

Opportunities & Events:
Ali Hay,
Manager, Professional

Research Reports
Ali Hay
Manager, Professional