Education

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS

The PLSO offers online Continuing Professional Development opportunities by Jeff Lucas, an attorney and licensed surveyor. This special promotional rate offers members exclusive online CPDs for as little as $11 per hour for three hours. PLSO members can log into the members-only section of the website for details.

Members CLICK HERE for CPD Offerings

State of Ohio Continuing Education Policy

BOOK ORDERS
The PLSO Book Order Form  is linked online for anyone wanting to order surveying books. Some of the book titles include Ohio Surveying Laws, Definitions of Surveying and Associated Terms, and Original Ohio Land Subdivisions. Call the PLSO office at (614) 761-2313 for more information.
Current PLSO Members receive a 10% discount on all book orders!

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS

2016 Fall Seminar: October 13-14  (Registration opens July, 2016)

Hosted by the Western Reserve Chapter. Leslie Froelich, Chapter Seminar Chair

Session Location: University Center, Kent State Stark Campus, 6000 Frank Ave, NW; North Canton, Ohio 44720

Seminar Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott; 4375 Metro Circle NW; Canton, Ohio 44720

2017 Annual Conference:  February 15-18  (Registration opens November, 2016)

Hosted by Firelands Chapter, Rich Fredrickson, Chapter Conference Chair

Conference Location: Kalahari Convention Center, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, Ohio

 

BECOMING A LAND SURVEYOR

What exactly does it take to be a Surveyor?

CLICK HERE to find out more about Ohio Board-Approved Surveying Degree Programs

Taking the FS Exam for Ohio

CLICK HERE for information for Ohio Licensure

CLICK HERE for information on License Renewal

CLICK HERE for the State of Ohio PSPE Website

CLICK HERE for information on National ABET Accredited Land Surveyor BS Programs

 

ALREADY LICENSED IN ANOTHER STATE?

CLICK HERE for information on Comity-Professional Surveyor

CLICK HERE for information on Comity-Professional Engineer

 

PLSO SCHOLARSHIPS

CLICK HERE for information on scholarships available to Ohio students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fall Seminar Registration OPEN

Don’t forget the PLSO Fall Seminar will be held October 11-12 in Perrysburg, OH – hosted by the Toledo Chapter.  Visit the 2018 Fall Seminar page for info and registration forms today!  More info will be added soon!

NEW THIS YEAR – Thursday evening event – TRIVIA NIGHT!!!

Generously Sponsored by:

Winners of 2018 NCEES Surveying Education Award announced

University of Akron receives $25,000 grand prize

NCEES is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 NCEES Surveying Education Award. This annual award recognizes surveying programs that best reflect the organization’s mission to advance licensure for surveyors in order to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

NCEES awarded the University of Akron’s Surveying and Mapping program the $25,000 grand prize. Six additional prizes were awarded to qualifying programs to assist with each program’s continued efforts to promote the importance and value of surveying licensure. The award jury considered criteria such as student outcomes and involvement, outreach and recruitment, and the promotion of licensure. The award jury met June 28, 2018, in Clemson, South Carolina, to select the winners.

NCEES Surveying Education Award juror Glen Thurow, P.S, stated, “The University of Akron’s three-pronged approach to program growth is to invest in technology, scholarship support, and strategic marketing. This is an excellent example of how to position an institution for the future.”

The jury selected six programs to receive the following awards:

$15,000 winners :  Idaho State University; Oregon Institute of Technology; University of Maine

 $10,000 winners: Central New Mexico Community College; East Tennessee State University; Troy University

More information about the 2019 NCEES Surveying Education Award cycle will be posted at ncees.org/surveyingaward when available.

State Board Issues Notice Regarding C of A Renewals

Attention Certificate of Authorization Holders

Auto-generated delinquent notice emails were issued to all firms that have not submitted a renewal application or to firms that have renewal applications pending approval. If your firm has submitted a renewal application through the eLicense Portal, you may continue to practice until you hear otherwise from the Board. You will receive an email from the Board stating the additional documentation needed if your firm renewal application is incomplete. If your application is incomplete, your firm will be asked to cease and desist until the outstanding documentation is received. All completed applications will receive an approval email with the wall certificate once the application has been reviewed.

The Board has received approximately 1000 renewal applications in the last several business days and is working diligently to process all applications in a timely manner. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience as we work out the kinks of our new online system.

Chapter Golf Outings Announced

Several PLSO Chapters host golf outings each summer.  Information will be posted here as it is received.

Central Ohio Chapter – Friday, July 20

2018 Golf and Sponsorship Form

2018 Conference a Success!

Take a look at scenes from the Conference and perspectives from some who attended.

Thanks to Dan Davis for video and editing!

NGS Releases Blueprint for NATRF 2022

NGS has posted a document detailing the plans for NATRF 2022 project.

CLICK HERE to view the information.

NCEES seeks input from surveyors

NCEES has extended the online survey for the Principles and Practice of Surveying exam content review to March 31, and has requested assistance from NSPS to find additional volunteers for this important study by sharing this news with NSPS members.

The information is posted online at http://ncees.org/ncees-seeks-professional-surveyors-expertise-advice/. A PDF of the news release is also available for download on this page. The survey will be used to update the specifications for the PS exam.

 

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