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Assessment Laws and Procedures (ALP) - January 2022
Monday, January 24, 2022, 8:00 AM to Thursday, January 27, 2022, 5:00 PM CST
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Assessment Laws and Procedures(ALP)

 

Monday, January 24 - Thursday, January 27, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 PM CST

Registration will close Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

 

 

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. 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 Assessors for 28 hours of continuing education, 30 hours with exam.  Note: This class will be a 4-day format. The exam will ONLY be available online. Course participants will receive links to take the exam independently online on Thursday or Friday following the course. Class size limit of 48 students.


Registration: Click here to register. If you have issues with registration, please reach out to the MAAO Education Coordinator at [email protected].

COVID-19 Considerations: MAAO is following the current guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health. Each educational offering is subject to cancellation if mandated by the Governor or due to a change in COVID conditions. A 100% refund will be processed for any registrant due to a COVID-related cancellation. Attendance at any course is at the risk of the employer and attendee. MAAO will not be held liable. 

Dates: Monday, January 24 - Thursday, January 27, 2022 with online exam available to take independently on Thursday, January 27 and Friday, January 28, 2022. Check-in 7:30 - 8:00 AM Monday.

 

Instructors:  Minnesota Department of Revenue Staff

 

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


Course registration fee: $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, AM and PM breaks only; lunch will not be provided.)

 

Location: Holiday Inn Lake Elmo, 8511 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN 55042

 

Hotel Group Rate: For your convenience, a block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Lake Elmo, 8511 Hudson Blvd, Lake Elmo, MN for $119/night. To ensure availability and the group rate, reserve your hotel room by calling (651) 714-8068 and mentioning the MAAO block before December 23, 2021.

 

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 independently taken online 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 AM five business days prior to the start of the course will be issued a refund less a $30 administration fee. Cancellation requests received after this time as well as 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, provided written notification of this change is submitted at least five business days prior to the start of the course. Transfer and cancellation requests should be sent 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 | [email protected]