Program Materials and Hours
Online check-in will begin at 1:45pm. on Thursday, November 18. Instruction will run from 2:00pm – 5:00pm (Pacific Time). The early check-in time provides an opportunity to check your equipment and network with other attendees. There is no exam associated with this CE offering. Materials (if applicable) will be available for download via a special link sent from the Northern California Chapter Office - firstname.lastname@example.org; these materials are not available in your Appraisal Institute "My Account" portal.
Our November virtual Chapter Meeting and Networking Social will begin immediately following the conclusion of the workshop at 5:00pm (Pacific Time). All are invited to join us to continue discussing issues of the day and networking with others.
Photo ID Required
After registering, please send a copy of your Driver's License or Photo ID to email@example.com. Quick Tip: Feel free to cover any personal information with the exceptions of your photo and printed name with cut to size Post-it-Notes before taking a photo with your phone or scanning. Without receiving this information, registrants will not be sent the ZOOM log-in link. In the subject line type "DL - [enter your last name] - Arbitration 2021" before submitting. ID's should be emailed immediately following submission of your online registration.
Required Texts / Materials
It is unknown at this time if there will be any pre-downloadable materials for this offering. There are no required texts.
This class will be held via Interactive Technology (ZOOM). It is the student's responsibility to have the required equipment:
- Dependable Internet access
- Computer with webcam, speakers and microphone (many laptops have these features built-in)
Some registrants may find a secondary device (ipad, phone, laptop or desktop computer) helpful during instruction for reviewing the program materials (if applicable). Only one registrant may be visible per webcam; each registrant needs his/her own webcam.
New to ZOOM?
If you are new to ZOOM or need a little refresher?
The ZOOM link will be sent within 24-48 hours of the offering only to confirmed registrants who have provided their photo ID/DL in advance.
Education Credit Hours and Attendance Verifications
Those who check into the interactive platform late, leave early or leave during non-scheduled breaks may jeopardize receipt of credit. Webcams must remain on throughout the offering.
Appraisal Institute: Full attendance (100%) enables Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates to receive 15 AI CEC points.
BREA Continuing: Arbitration: Expanding Your Appraisal Practice is being submitted for 3-hours of California BREA CEC. Licensed/certified appraisers seeking BREA CEC must meet the 100% attendance requirement. [Note: This particular offering is based on the "live" version that falls under the temporary exemption for virtual / online education due to COVID / SIP restrictions.]
BREA Basic/Qualifying: Arbitration: Expanding Your Appraisal Practice is not approved for BREA qualifying education (QE) credit.
State Board of Equalization: Arbitration: Expanding Your Appraisal Practice is being submitted for 3-hours of SBE training credit for property tax assessors.
If you are seeking credit for this offering from a state outside of California, check with your state licensing board(s) directly to make sure an out-of-state virtual offering will be accepted before registering. We are not submitting this offering for pre-approval from states outside of California.
NEW! Attendance Verification Process Effective 10/01/19
Registrants should be sure their appraiser license/certification numbers are entered in the registration system or a certificate will not be generated. License numbers are listed under Profile in your Student Portal or can be added as “Other” License.
Verified attendance certificates will be available within 15 working days by
- Logging into My Account www.appraisalinstitute.org; click on the red My Account tab
- Select EDUCATION
- Click on the specific offering that you are seeking the certificate for; it will show REGISTERED
- Scroll to the very bottom of the screen to RETRIEVE CERTIFICATE
Note: Effective 10/01/19 students will be able to access their attendance certificates 24/7 through the Appraisal Institute's netFORUM association management program. The Northern California Chapter does not have direct access to certificates for programs held after this time. Any issues in retrieving certificates should be brought directly to the attention of the Appraisal Institute's Education Delivery Department at 312/335-4207 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Important Information about SBE Certificates: Our netFORUM registration system is not currently able to generate SBE certificates for Assessors. Therefore, SBE certificates will be manually generated and emailed directly from the Northern California Chapter.
All confirmed registrants will receive a payment receipt plus a separate confirmation by email. Be sure that you can accept emails from each of the following email addresses:
In addition, ZOOM and other important details regarding logging into the program will be sent separately from one of these emails above.
Note: If you do not receive emails on a regular basis from the Northern California Chapter (email@example.com), be sure to visit our homepage, scroll to the lower right corner, and sign-up to receive our emails. Registrants will not want important details like ZOOM links and/or material downloads defaulting to spam / junk or be classified as undeliverable. Those who work for financial institutions or government agencies my need to enlist the assistance of their IT Department to insure email delivery.