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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Education Center

Michigan Assessors Association's Continuing Education and Virtual Learning Opportunities.

 

Education Committee


Sandra Birkenshaw, Chair
586-469-5260
Email the Committee Co-Chair

Beth Botke, Education Coordinator
517-204-3752
Email the Education Coordinator

Debby Ring
Curriculum-Instructor Development Coordinator
616-570-2497
Email the Curriculum-Instructor Development Coordinator

 

On-line Registration

With on-line registration, participants can use a credit card or check to pay for their course.  On-line registration ensures that you are registered and guaranteed a seat in the class.
* We accept all major credit cards.

MAA Members receive a significant savings in education and conference costs.  If you are not currently an MAA Member, consider joining now, before you register for a class, and save some money.  The cost of a one-year membership is only $90.00 and that's $35.00 less than the additional fee to register as a non-member.


Educational Videos

Annual Summer Conference
 

Durk Ashley and Mark Mullet
Memorial Scholarship Funds

The purpose of these two funds is to assist Michigan Assessors Association (MAA) members whose employers provide no funding for education and who are financially burdened to self-fund educational opportunities.  The funding for these scholarships is made available by the Executive Board of the Michigan Assessors Association and private donations to provide greater opportunities for members to attend educational courses and seminars.  The funding is awarded to any MAA member who demonstrates a financial need, and intends to use the funds to complete an educational activity.

Scholarship Application
 
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Notice Regarding 2021 Education and COVID-19 Although MAA had hoped for major improvements in Michigan’s health by now, it is now becoming abundantly clear that educational opportunities must again be reconsidered.  All MAA schools---spring, summer and fall---have been cancelled. However, the MAA Education Committee has developed alternative delivery methods via online webinars to assist members with continuing educational credits. We continue to plan for the Annual Summer Conference as of right now, but we are uncertain that State restrictions will be lifted in time.

Education Center


MAA Professional Designations

An MAA Designation provides an opportunity for property tax professionals to distinguish themselves among their peers in the assessment administration profession. The MAA professional designation also tells your employer and/or potential employers that you stand out in your profession and have achieved a level of expertise that is unique among other professionals.

MAA Professional Designations

Virtual Learning

Webinars

Remote learning has become the new normal in Michigan, at least for the remainder of 2020.  Therefore the MAA Education Committee has developed three new virtual learning opportunities for Michigan's property tax professionals.  These three courses will take place during the month of August.  Additional courses are also under development for September and October.  Please visit the MAA Virtual Learning Center for more information and registration.

Virtual Learning Center


Annual Summer Conference
The Michigan Assessors Association's annually conducts a Summer Conference offering quality continuing educational content.  Attendees are also afforded the opportunity to meet with fellow professionals to build the important networks that are invaluable in their career development and beneficial to their local units.  The 2021 Summer conference will take place at the Boyne Mountain, Boyne Falls MI, August 08 - August 11, 2021 and will offer 16 hours of continuing education credit.

Conference
(Details to be announced soon)

Classroom Instruction

Spring Education Session
The Michigan Assessors Association, offers a series of educational opportunities for Assessment Administrators and Appraisers.  Spring course curriculum consists of classes developed by the Michigan Assessors Association and Michigan State Tax Commission. 2020 Summer Education Session runs from April 27 May 1, 2020 in Grand Rapids, MI.  Details and registration will be available soon.

Spring Session
(2020 Session Cancelled)


Summer Education Session
The Michigan Assessors Association, offers a series of educational opportunities for Assessment Administrators and Appraisers.  Summer course curriculum consists of classes developed by the Michigan Assessors Association and Michigan State Tax Commission.  2020 Summer Education Session runs from July 27 - 31, 2020 in Howell, MI.  Details and registration will be available soon.

Summer Session
(2020 Session Cancelled)


Fall Education Session
The Michigan Assessors Association, offers a series of educational opportunities for Assessment Administrators and Appraisers.  Fall course curriculum consists of classes developed by the Michigan Assessors Association and Michigan State Tax Commission. 2020 Fall Education Session runs from October 5 - 9, 2020 in Boyne Falls, MI.  Details and registration will be available soon.

Fall Session
(2020 Session Cancelled)
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