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Assessment Laws and Procedures with Ethics (ALP) - July 2021
Monday, July 12, 2021, 8:00 AM to Thursday, July 15, 2021, 5:00 PM CDT
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Assessment Laws and Procedures with Ethics (ALP)

 

Monday, July 12 - Thursday, July 15, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
St. Cloud, MN

 

Registration will close Friday, July 2nd, 2021.

 

 

Description: Assessment Laws and Procedures is an introductory 28-hour course dealing with the assessment field in Minnesota.  Participants will learn about property tax laws in Minnesota, real estate law and assessment procedures.  It includes 3-hour Ethics that satisfies licensing requirements.  This course is designed for individuals who are just beginning their study of the assessment field, but also can serve as a review for persons currently working in assessment.  This is a required course for the Certified Minnesota Assessor level of licensure.  This course is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Assessor’s for 28 hours of continuing education, 30 hours with exam.  Note: This class will be a 4-day format. The exam will be on Thursday afternoon.  Class size limit of 48 students.

 

COVID-19 Considerations: MAAO has worked with the event venue for this offering to ensure proper social distancing, adherence to the Governor’s orders of not exceeding 25% meeting room capacity for events, and COVID-19 catering accommodations. Additionally, sanitizing stations will be provided, face masks will be required at all times, no-contact forehead temperatures will be taken at the beginning of each day, and there will be no passing of paperwork throughout the class. We have talked in detail with the event venue and feel confident that every reasonable precaution is being taken for attendees' health and safety.  This offering is subject to cancellation if mandated by the Governor.  A 100% refund will be processed for any registrant due to a Covid-related cancellation. Attendance at this course is at the risk of the employer and attendee. MAAO will not be held liable. 

Dates: Monday, July 12, registration 7:30 - 8:00 a.m., class 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Thursday, July 15, 2021, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Instructors:  Minnesota Department of Revenue Staff

 

Credits: This course is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Assessor’s for 28 hours of continuing education, 30 hours with exam.

 

Early registration fee if registered before June 12, 2021: $400
Course registration fee if registered on or after June 12, 2021: $470

Payment: Credit card only

Prerequisite:  Six months work experience recommended

 

Requirements:  Calculator

 

Materials: Course materials will be provided on the first day of class.


Food & Beverages: For student, instructor and employer convenience, lunch and a limited variety of refreshments and snacks are included in your registration fee for this course. (Note: In order to keep registration fees lower, co-sponsored courses such as Principles and Procedures, and IAAO courses hosted by MAAO will offer beverages, a.m. and p.m. breaks only; lunch will not be provided.)

 

Location: Best Western Kelly Inn, 100 4th Ave S., St. Cloud, MN 56301

Hotel Group Rate: For your convenience, a block of hotels has been reserved at the Best Western Kelly Inn for $96/night. To ensure availability and the group rate, call the hotel directly at (320) 253-0606 by June 28, 2021 and reference the MAAO block rate.

Student Expectations: This course includes 28 hours of classroom instruction during which students will be expected to participate in discussions, group activities, and coursework that may include but is not limited to reading, homework, problem solving, etc. both during and outside classroom hours.  There is also an exam at the end of the course the student should plan to review for.  If alternative testing options are required please contact the Education Coordinator by email as soon as possible to discuss and we will attempt to make reasonable accommodations.

Scholarships:  MAAO offers weeklong course scholarships to anyone that is interested in pursuing a career in the assessment field and demonstrates a financial need.  Courses eligible for a scholarship include Assessment Laws and Procedures (ALP), Appraisal Principles, Appraisal Procedures, and Mass Appraisal Basics.   More information and a scholarship application are available by Clicking Here.

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

Cancellation Policy: 
 Cancellation requests received prior to 8:00 a.m., 5 business days prior to the start of the course will be issued a refund, less a $30 administration fee.  Cancellations requests received after this or registrants who fail to attend the course are responsible for the entire fee.  If a registrant is unable to attend the event, a substitute from the jurisdiction that paid the registration fee can attend at no additional charge.  Please send written notification of this change or cancellation requests to [email protected]. Although it is not the policy of MAAO to cancel a course or seminar, MAAO reserves the right to do so and provide a full refund if the minimum enrollment level is not reached.  Refunds will be issued within 30 days of the date of the course or conference. 

 

 

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