7-Hour National USPAP 2020-2021 Update Course

Date: June 17, 2020

Location: Virtual Classroom, CA

Northern California Chapter
Ms. Estes
This is a VIRTUAL offering
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Virtual Classroom, CA
Lisa M. Estes
Stephanie C. Coleman, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS, AI-RRS

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Uniform Standards of Prof. Appraisal Practice
Class Time: 7 hours
Exam Hours: N/A


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This class will be held via interactive virtual classroom technology. It is the student's responsibility to have the required equipment – internet access, computer, webcam, and microphone as well as a current copy of USPAP 2020-21 to participate and receive credit.

If you are seeking credit for USPAP 7-Hour Update from a state outside of California, check with your state licensing board to make sure an out-of-state virtual offering will be accepted before registering.

There is NO examination required for this virtual offering!


Course Materials Include:

  • Course Handbook (104 pp.)

Unless otherwise noted, the course price does not include a copy of the current USPAP edition, which is required for course credit. When the chapter does not include, participants must bring their own copy of the USPAP edition to class.

To purchase a print or electronic copy of the publication, please visit The Appraisal Foundation.

Additional Information

Course Materials and Hours
Onsite check-in will begin at 8:00a.m. on Wednesday, June 17. The course will run from 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m. (Pacific Time) and will be conducted using zoom.  There is no exam associated with this CE offering. Beginning 4 weeks prior to the offering, all students will have access to the downloadable course materials. If you would like hardcopy (printed) materials sent to you in advance, both a print fee of $15 and a shipping fee (TBD) apply. [Note: Shipping fee is calculated at the time of online check-out.]

In addition to the course materials, all students must come to class with either a print or downloadable copy of the newest version of USPAP 2020-21.

Required Texts
As mentioned above, all students must report to class with a copy of the newest version of USPAP 2020-21. This publication is available directly from The Appraisal Foundation and should be ordered well in advance to ensure delivery.

To order USPAP 2020-21, visit www.appraisalfoundation.org (click on the live link). The electronic and print versions of USPAP 2020-21 are both acceptable. Neither hardcopy printed course materials nor USPAP 2020-21 will be available for purchase from the Northern California Chapter. Those relying on downloadable materials or access to USPAP, are strongly encouraged to pre-download these documents or perhaps view them on a secondary devise during the virtual presentation.

Required Equipment 
This class will be held via interactive technology.  It is the student's responsibility to have the required equipment - internet access, computer, webcam and microphone.  Some registrants will find a secondary device (ipad, phone, laptop or desktop computer) helpful during instruction.

Education Credit Hours and Attendance Verifications

Those who arrive late to or leave early the virtual presentation during non-scheduled breaks may jeopardize receipt of credit. Those who check into the interactive platform late, leave early or leave during non-scheduled breaks may jeopardize receipt of credit.

Appraisal Institute: Full attendance (100%) enables Designated Members and Practicing Affiliates to receive 35 AI CEC points.  This course is just one of the programs AI professionals have to complete to meet their AI Standards requirement.  Other offerings may include Business Practices and Ethics and/or USPAP 15-Hour

BREA Continuing: National USPAP 7-Hour Update has been approved by the BREA (#19CP754601397) for 7-hours of 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/QualifyingNational USPAP 7-Hour Update is not approved for BREA qualifying education (QE) credit.

NEW! Attendance Verification Process Effective 10/01/19
Verified attendance certificates will be available within 15 working days by

  • Logging into My Account www.appraisalinstitute.org
  • 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 (1) COMPLETE EVALUATION FORM and (2) 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 education@appraisalinstitute.org

Confirmation Emails

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, details regarding logging into the course will be sent separately from one of these emails above.


Written cancellations received by Wednesday, June 3, are subject to a $45 cancellation fee.  Cancellations received after that time but prior to noon on Wednesday, June 10, are subject to a $65 cancellation fee.  No refunds for cancellations received after June 10 or for course "no shows".  All cancellations are subject to a non-refundable $25 material fee.  Cancellations can be emailed to lisa@norcal-ai.org.

Questions? Contact Us
Northern California Chapter
925/932-7753    lisa@norcal-ai.org

Disclaimer Information

Cancellation Policy:    Written cancellations can be emailed to lisa@norcal-ai.org. We reserve the right to substitute instructors, or to cancel or modify this program if sufficient registrations are not received by May 22 or due to other circumstances beyond our control. In the event of cancellation, tuition fees will be refunded. All other costs incurred are the registrant’s responsibility.

Special Accommodations:  Special accommodations are available for individuals who have been professionally diagnosed as physically or learning disabled and can provide appropriate documentation in writing prior to the offering. Without advanced notification, accommodation may not be available.

Lost or Damaged Items:  Neither the Appraisal Institute nor the facility in which this event is being held is liable for lost or damaged items. This includes but is not limited to calculators, laptops, cell phones, etc.

Communications: By registering for this event, you agree that your communications may be monitored or recorded at any time and that your contact information may be placed in a roster designed for networking purposes.  We reserve the right to switch or change the virtual learning (zoom, Go2, etc.) platform selected for this offering based on program logistics.

Questions? Contact the Northern California Chapter:  The Northern California Chapter is the local sponsor of this virtual education event.  We can be reached at lisa@norcal-ai.org or by calling 925/932-7753. 


National Disclaimer

Virtual Education Exception

Please note that not all states have approved Virtual education, therefore, registrants MUST CHECK their individual states for approval BEFORE registering for the Program. Before registering for the Program, registrants understand and agree that continuing education credit for this program MAY NOT be available in their state on the date of the Program. The Appraisal Institute is not responsible if credit is not available for the Program in individual states. Please note: State exceptions for virtual education may expire PRIOR to the offering date.

State Credit

Please note that 100% attendance is required in order to receive any approved state credit or to be awarded AI CE points. It is imperative that you check with your state board for state approval information before completing registration.

Other Information

If you have a disability and require accommodation, please notify the sponsor at least two weeks in advance for reasonable accommodations to be arranged.

The Appraisal Institute reserves the rights to cancel, limit, or reschedule the program and to change instructor assignments and facility locations at any time.