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National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) - 15 Hour - August 2020
Country Inn & Suites St. Cloud West
235 Park Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 259-8999

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Monday, August 24, 2020, 8:00 AM to Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 4:30 PM EDT
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National Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) - 15 Hour


Monday, August 24 - Tuesday, August 25, 2020
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
St. Cloud, MN


MAAO and the North Star Chapter of the Appraisal Institute will be co-sponsoring this offering.



This 2-day course covers materials from The Appraisal Foundation, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice which includes: Definitions, Preamble, Ethics Rule, Competency Rule, Scope of Work Rule, Jurisdictional Exception Rule, and Standards 1 through 10.  Supplementary materials include the USPAP Advisory Opinions and the USPAP Frequently Asked Questions.  The FAQ is a reference for appraisers and users of appraisal services that contain a compilation of questions and answers.  Case studies and exercises illustrate the material.  *This course is not a substitute for the 7-hour USPAP Update Course mandated for appraisers licensed by the MN Department of Commerce and for IAAO designees.
This course is a Minnesota State Board of Assessor's approved 15-hour seminar on USPAP for AMA candidates.

Registration:  Please Register though the North Start Chapter of the Appraisal Institute hereIf you have issues with registration, please reach out to Doug Stangohr with the Appraisal Institute at [email protected] or (651) 400-8488. MAAO Members will receive the same registration rate as Appraisal Institute members automatically.


Course Materials: NEW THIS YEAR: When you register through the Appraisal Institute, you will be able to download a copy of the USPAP Student Manual or purchase a hard copy to be mailed to you, which you must bring to the course.  You must also bring your own copy of the 2020-2021 Edition USPAP which you can purchase from The Appraisal Foundation in either an electronic format or hard copy. Purchase the 2020-2021 Edition USPAP at this link.  No hard copies of either the USPAP Student Manual nor the 2020-2021 Edition USPAP will be made available at the course. It's recommended each attendee reviews the course materials before the course to prepare. 

Instructor: Brett Hall, MAI, SRA, SAMA

Class Size:  Minimum of 18 registrants, Maximum of 40 registrants.

Food & Beverages:  For student, instructor and employer convenience a limited variety of refreshments and snacks are also included in your registration fee and will be available for AM and PM breaks. In order to keep registration fees lower, lunch will be on your own for MAAO co-hosted courses such as this one, so please plan accordingly.


Schedule:  Registration will be from 8:00 – 8:30 a.m. on the first day. Classes will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.  This course includes a 75 minute exam.  The exam must be taken and successfully passed to receive credit.


Location:  Country Inn & Suites St. Cloud West, 235 Park Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301

Hotel Group Rate:  $96-Queen Standard (ask for the MAAO group rate). For reservations call the hotel directly at 320-259-8999 no later than August 2, 2019 to receive this rate.

ADA Policy:  If you have a disability and may require some accommodations at any event, please notify us via email at least two weeks in advance and we will attempt to make reasonable accommodations.


Click Here to Register for USPAP-15 hr. through the North Star Chapter of the Appraisal Institute.







Contact: MAAO Education Coordinator, Emily Squyres: [email protected]