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APPA’s Body of Knowledge (the BOK)–available in a searchable, digital database–develops, updates, and disseminates the foundational content required by facilities professionals at colleges, universities, schools, museums, and other nonprofit, educational organizations. Four content coordinators and APPA staff oversee dozens of writers, editors, and peer reviewers as they revise, update, and enhance the APPA body of knowledge. The project is ongoing, and updated sections are posted as soon as they are peer reviewed and approved for publication.

The Body of Knowledge is built on the foundation of thefour core competency areas identified by APPA: