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NSW Updates: What's Happening this Week

Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments)
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President Trump Recognizes National Surveyors Week

As reported by NSPS, President Trump recognized National Surveyors week and sends his best wishes for a memorable week. "Across America, professional surveyors fulfill an important role in the growth of our economy, the development of our infrastructure, and the daily functions of life... This week, our Nation honors the contributions and accomplishments of professional surveyors through American History..." See more



Both Houses in NYS Memorialize Surveyors Week in New York

It's official! The New York State Assembly and Senate have both passed a resolution in honor of National Surveyors Week to recognize Surveyors Week in the State of New York. The Assemby's Resolution, sponsored by Assemblyman Steve Englebright of District 4, passed in the NYS Assembly on Monday afternoon, March 19th. The Senate's Resolution, sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle of the 1st District, passed in the NYS Senate on Tuesday afternoon, March 20th. See more

NYSAPLS HQ receives "Get Kids into Survey" posters 
Just in time for National Surveyors Week, the NYSAPLS Headquarters office received bright and colorful posters entitled "Get Kids into Survey". The posters, created by, will be used by our Public Relations Committee to promote surveying in elementary schools and will add to the materials available with the NYSAPLS exhibit booth. Members are encouraged to contact NYSAPLS HQ to reserve the booth for a local career day, home show or surveying related conference. Contact Heather Firetog at our office for more details, (518) 432-4046. 

Over 85 Photos Entered in our NSW Photo Contest
The NYSAPLS Public Relations Committee has come up with a regional challenge for National Surveyors Week. To highlight the Land Surveying profession the Committee has created "A Day in the Life of a Surveyor" photo contest. THERE'S STILL TIME TO ENTER! Everyone is invited to take and submit one or more surveying related pictures from across the entire state. Email your entry to  Please join us by submitting a photo and be sure to view the entries on Facebook or our website to like and comment on your favorites! The winner of the contest will have their picture featured on the cover of the Empire State Surveyor magazine.

Not yet licensed? We can help you pass the NYS survey exam

If you plan on sitting for the New York State Survey Exam within the next 2 years... you do NOT want to miss this program! 

NYSAPLS has created a review program customized to address the needs of surveying professionals planning to sit for the New York State surveying licensure exam.  The class offers a comprehensive review of topics based on the licensing examination test blueprint, as published by the NYS Education Department Office of Professions. 

The NYSAPLS Bookstore will be open on location!

Registration fees are offered at reduced rates for NYSAPLS members! Don’t miss your chance to experience an interactive, intensive preparatory session that will not only review surveying topics on the exam, but will help you understand how to prepare to take an exam of this magnitude. In exchange for this preferred rate, attendees will be requested to complete a questionnaire after the course as well as after taking the exam, to help improve the methods of teaching, material in the manual and topics covered in the course.

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