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Assessment Laws and Procedures (ALP) - June 2023
Monday, June 26, 2023, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
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Assessment Laws and Procedures (ALP)


In person Monday, June 26 - Thursday, June 29, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central Time daily


Holiday Inn & Suites
75 37th Avenue South
Saint Cloud, MN

Online exam at course conclusion available to take independently on Thursday, June 29 or Friday, June 30
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 Registration will close June 19, 2023 or when course size limit is reached.


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: Holiday Inn & Suites Saint Cloud, 75 37th Ave S, Saint Cloud, MN 56301

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 Holiday Inn & Suites Saint Cloud, 75 37th Ave S, Saint Cloud, MN 56301 for $98 per night. Reservations are the responsibility of individual attendees and must be made by June 18, 2023 to ensure the group rate. Reserve by calling the hotel at 320-253-9000, option 0, and mentioning the MAAO room block.

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 8:00 AM Central Time 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. Written change notifications and/or cancellation requests must be sent via email 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.

COVID 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.

Additional Information: Refer to MAAO's education FAQs and policies.


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