Toolbox Tuesday

Build Your Skill Set and Further Your City’s Planning Projects

Overview

Toolbox Tuesday

SCAG now offers professional, free training to local government staff and others in the Compass Blueprint Suite of Services. Toolbox Tuesday provides a range of practical skills and knowledge for local planners including training in the use of computer-based tools and education in practical approaches to timely planning issues.

SCAG Members and Partners Train for Free

All classes are free for staff of SCAG-member local governments and other SCAG partners in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. Most sessions provide AICP Certification Maintenance credits.

Toolbox Tuesday provides a range of practical skills and knowledge for local planners including training in the use of computer-based tools and education in practical approaches to timely planning issues. Private sector planners, non-profit staff, academics and students are welcome to attend in Los Angeles, as long as space is available.

Contact

For additional information regarding technical assistance and feedback about Toolbox Tuesday, please contact the Local Information Services Team (LIST) at list@scag.ca.gov.

Orange County

600 S. Main Street, Suite 741, Orange, CA 92863
Jonathan T. Hughes, Regional Affairs Officer
(213) 236-1997 Direct
(Limited Space Available)

Western Riverside County

3403 10th Street, Suite 805, Riverside, CA 92501
Arnold San Miguel, Regional Affairs Officer
(909) 806-3556 Direct

San Bernardino County

1170 W.3rd Street, Suite 140, San Bernardino, CA 92410
Arnold San Miguel, Regional Affairs Officer
(909) 806-3556 Direct

Ventura County

4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Ste. L, Camarillo, CA 93012
Rachel Wagner, Regional Affairs Officer
(805) 642-2800 Direct

Imperial County

1503 N. Imperial Ave., Ste. 104, El Centro, CA 92243
David Salgado, Regional Affairs Officer
(760) 353-7800 Direct

North Los Angeles County (Antelope Valley – Palmdale)

38250 Sierra Highway Palmdale, CA 93550
Mike Behen, Senior Transportation and GIS Planner
(661) 267-5300 Direct

 

 

Upcoming Toolbox Tuesday Training

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California Healthy Places Index: Extreme Heat Edition

Toolbox Tuesday

Join us for a session and live demonstration of The California Healthy Places Index: Extreme Heat Edition, a new tool developed by the Public Health Alliance of Southern California in partnership with the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation. As extreme heat grips the world again this summer, people across the globe are seeing record-breaking temperatures and unprecedented heat waves. California is projected to experience higher average temperatures and an increase in life-threatening heat waves due to climate change.

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Other to Residential Land Use Conversions

Toolbox Tuesday

Toolbox Tuesdays provide training on a range of practical skills and knowledge for local planning practitioners including training in the use of technology and education for practical approaches to timely issues. All classes and webinars are COMPLIMENTARY for staff of SCAG-member local governments and other SCAG partners in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties. Private sector planners, non-profit staff, academics and students are welcome to attend.

PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING

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CEQA 101 and SCAG Roles under CEQA

Toolbox Tuesday

In this Toolbox Tuesday session, speakers will provide a basic understanding of the California Environmental Policy Act (CEQA) fundamentals, including the context and legislative intent of the CEQA statute and guidelines, guiding principles, environmental review process, and types of CEQA notices and documents. CEQA is one of California’s most significant environmental laws. CEQA requires public agencies to consider the environmental consequences of their discretionary actions.