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Assessment Laws and Procedures (ALP) - June 2022
Monday, June 27, 2022, 8:00 AM to Thursday, June 30, 2022, 5:00 PM CDT
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Assessment Laws and Procedures (ALP)


In-Person Monday, June 27 - Thursday, June 30, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 PM CT daily

The Park Event Center
Waite Park, MN


Online exam at course conclusion available to take independently on Thursday, June 30 or Friday, July 1

Registration will close June 20, 2022
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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.

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

Instructors:  Minnesota Department of Revenue Staff

Fee:  $470

Payment: Credit card only

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.

Location: The Park Event Center, 500 Division St, Waite Park, MN

Prerequisite:  Six months work experience recommended

Requirements:  Calculator

Textbook:  Course materials will be provided in person during the course.

Hotel Group Rate: For your convenience, a block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the adjacent Hilton Garden Inn, 550 Division St, Waite Park for $119/night. Reservations are the responsibility of individual attendees and must be made by May 26th, 2022 to ensure the group rate. Reserve through this online booking link or by calling the hotel at 320-640-7990 and mentioning the code MA06.

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 proctored exam at the end of the course the student should plan to review for.  If alternative testing options are required, please contact [email protected] via email as soon as possible to discuss, and we will attempt to make reasonable accommodations.

Food and 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.

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

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation requests received prior to 8:00am 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 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. 

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.

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Contact: MAAO Education Coordinator | [email protected]