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Date: October 5 - 8, 2021

Location: The Colony, TX

North Texas Chapter
Ms. Ruth A. Kelton
Cascades Conference Center
5909 Stone Creek Drive
The Colony, TX 75056
Robert L. Moorman, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS
The class size will be limited for safe distancing purposes. The guest room rate is $79++/night at the Fairfield Inn. See the Notes section for detailed COVID-19 information and the Additional Information section for Accommodations information.

Qualifying Education
Class Time: 27 hours
Exam Hours: 3.00


COURSE SCHEDULE – Tuesday, October 5 to Friday, October 8, 2021:

Lecture – 8:30am to 5:00pm (Tuesday-Friday)

Exam – 2:00 to 5:00pm (Friday)

All day beverage service. Lunch will not be provided.


Tuition includes downloadable course material - it does not include a printed set of course material. 



DOWNLOADABLE Course material is automatically provided to ALL students via a download option. Please have your laptop/reader available with the downloaded material or have a printed copy of the material with you.


If you would like to receive a printed copy of the course material, you will have an option during the registration process to order a set. **Students requesting printed material will be charged a $35.00 material fee plus shipping in addition to the course tuition. (Note that If you do not receive the material shipment in time for the course, please download or print a copy of the material from the Education and Events section of your AI account.)


30 hours (27 classroom; 3 exam)

AI – 175 points (attend only); 225 points (attend and pass); 200 points (pass exam only)

TALCB QE – 30 hours (course and exam)

TALCB CE – 27 hours (course and exam)



In order to meet CDC and Dallas County COVID-19 guidelines, the Chapter will be taking the following steps to ensure the safety of our students and instructors:

  • Class size will be limited and adjusted as restrictions are amended.
  • Student desks will be spaced at least 6 feet from each other.
  • Students who are not fully vaccinated will be required to wear masks when not seated at their desks and must observe social distancing (6 feet apart) at all times.
  • Students may not attend class if they have an elevated temperature.


Course Materials Include:

  • Course Handbook (456 pp.)
  • Solutions Booklet (194 pp.)
  • Handout Packet (12 pp.)

You will be asked to clear the calculator’s memory before and after the examination. Only one calculator is permitted in the testing room. Examinees taking most AI exams may bring their own calculator to use during the exam. Laptops, cellular phones, tablets, iPads, wearable technology (smart watch, Apple Watch, Google Glass, etc.), and other devices that can store data or connect to the Internet are NOT permitted during the exam. In addition, all watches, wallets, bags, and purses must be removed and stored out of reach prior to taking the exam.

Cancellation Policy

Requests for cancellation must be received in writing at the Chapter Office. The Chapter reserves the right to cancel, limit, or reschedule the course and to change faculty assignments and facility location at any time; therefore, prospective students should confirm their registration prior to making any non-refundable airline reservations. The Appraisal Institute, North Texas Chapter is not responsible for students’ non-refundable airline reservations or other travel costs. There are NO transfers; you must cancel out of the course.  


·         Until September 28 – $50.00 cancellation fee

·         September 29 to October 4 - $100.00 cancellation fee.

·         After October 4 – no refund.

Additional Information


The Cascades Conference Center is located near Plano in The Colony on Hwy. 121 west of the Dallas N. Tollway and across from Grandscape.  The location is near several major freeways/tollroads and provides easy access to many destinations within the Metroplex including DFW International Airport (26 miles) and Love Field Airport (20 miles).



Fairfield by Marriott Dallas Plano/The Colony, 5909 Stone Creek Drive, The Colony, TX, 75056, 972-370-7732, (Fairfield Inn The Colony).  A special Appraisal Institute single guest room rate of $79.00++ per night is available.  You may book your room directly with the hotel at 888-876-0646 and request the Appraisal Institute October 2021 GROUP rate.  The deadline to book a reservation is Monday, September 20, 2021.  After this date, unreserved rooms will be released for general sale and group rates will no longer be available.


Hotel amenities include complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free parking, outdoor pool and fitness center.  Hotels within the Cascades Conference Center complex and next to the Fairfield Inn are a Courtyard by Marriott and a Residence Inn.  Also within the complex are several restaurants – Saltgrass Steak House, Ace’s Sports Hangar, Goodfellas Pizza Pasta Vino, Down South Kitchen & Bakery and The Crab Station.


Disclaimer Information

The Chapter reserves the right to cancel, limit, or reschedule the course and to change faculty assignments at any time.  Please do not make travel arrangements, including paying for nonrefundable flights, until you confirm with the Chapter that the class will not be postponed or canceled due to low enrollment.

Some courses have prerequisites. Be sure to read the course description to find out if there are any prerequisites for this course.

National Disclaimer

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.