Department of Labor and Revenue

Title - South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program

Approved Continuing Education

This following list includes only those continuing education courses which have been submitted to the Department of Labor and Regulation for approval. Please keep in mind this is in no way a complete list of acceptable courses for those needing continuing education as appraisers. There are a number of courses which might be acceptable but have not been submitted for approval.

If you have questions regarding the acceptability of a course or questions regarding appraiser certification/licensing, please contact:

Executive Director, Sherry Bren
South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program
308 South Pierre Street
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.4608
Fax: 605.773.5405

Providers of Continuing Education

Last updated September 22, 2015

Courses are listed by provider. Click on one of the alphabetic characters below to go directly to the beginning of that alphabetical group of providers.

Please note: Effective September 22, 2015, Allied Business Schools, Inc. will no longer be offering qualifying or continuing education course for South Dakota.


Allterra Group, LLC
12417 Ocean Gateway, #286 Bldg B-11
Ocean City MD 21842
Karen Connolly
Phone: 513.490.0226

2013 Keynote/Appraisal Quality
2013 Valuation Visionaries
2015 Keynote/The Vision for Valuation
2015 Regulatory Update/Best Practices
A Practical Guide to Appraisal Review
Appraisal of Single Family Residential New Construction
Basic Charts and Graphs
FHA Appraisals and Reporting Requirements

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American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers Inc
950 S. Cherry St., #508
Denver CO 80246-2664
Deanna Ilk
Phone: 303.692.1222

2014-2015 7-Hour National USPAP Course
Administrative Appraisal Review for Non-Appraisers
Administrative Review of Agricultural Appraisals
Administrative Review of Commercial Appraisals
Advanced AgWare Techniques
Advanced Appraisal Exam Preparation Course
AgWare: UAAR Back to Basics
Appraising Rural Residential Properties
ASFMRA 84th Annual Convention - Day 1
ASFMRA 84th Annual Convention - Day 2
ASFMRA 85th Annual Convention - Day 1
ASFMRA 85th Annual Convention - Day 2
ASFMRA 86th Annual Convention - Day 1
ASFMRA 86th Annual Convention - Day 2
Cost Estimating
Financial Reporting Affecting Valuation in US and Global
Going Concern Value and Intangible Assets
Income Approach Applications
Income Approach Applications
Introduction to Commercial Greenhouse Appraisal
Introduction to Statistical Analysis for Appraisers
Introduction to Valuation of Permanent Plantings
Key Issues of Grain Elevator Valuation
Rapid Fire Case Studies 2012
Rapid Fire Case Studies 2013
Rapid Fire Case Studies 2015
Regression Analysis Uses in Appraisal
Requirements of UASFLA - The 'Yellow Book'
Rural Case Studies I
Rural Sales Analysis and Confirmation
Understanding and Using Comparable Transactions
Valuation of Conservation Easements & Other Partial Interests in
Real Estate
Valuation of Intangible and Non Financial Assets

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Appraisal Foundation

1155 15th St. N.W., #1111
Washington DC 20005
Mavis Kleso
Phone: 202.347.7722

State Investigator Training

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Appraisal Institute
200 W. Madison, #1500
Chicago IL 60606
Dan Doepke
Phone: 312.335.4217

2013 Annual Meeting Sessions - Day 1
2013 Annual Meeting Sessions - Day 2
2013 Annual Meeting Sessions - Day 3
2014-2015 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course
Advanced Spreadsheet Modeling for Valuation Applications
AI Connect 2014 - Day 1
AI connect 2014 - Day 2 AM
AI Connect 2014 - Day 2 PM
AI connect 2014 - Day 3
AI Connect 2015 - Day 1
AI Connect 2015 - Day 2 AM
AI Connect 2015 - Day 2 PM
AI Connect 2015 - Day 3
Application & Interpretation of Simple Linear Regression
Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony
Appraising Condos, Co-Ops, & PUDs
Business Practices & Ethics
Case Studies in Appraising Green Commercial Buildings
Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings
Complex Litigation Appraisal Case Studies
Condemnation Appraising: Principles & Applications
Contract or Effective Rent: Finding the Real Rent
FHA Appraising for Valuation Professionals
Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property,
and Intangible Business Assets
Income Approach for Residential Appraisers
International Financial Reporting Standards for the Real Property
International Valuation Standards Overview
Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Litigation Assignments for Residential Appraisers
Online - Analyzing Operating Expenses
Online - Business Practices & Ethics
Online - Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings
Online - Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
Online - Discounted Cash Flow Model: Concepts, Issues and
Online - FHA & the Appraisal Process
Online - Forecasting Revenue
Online - Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Online - Reviewing Residential Appraisals & Using Fannie Mae
Form 2000
Online - Subdivision Valuation
Online - Using Your HP12C Financial Calculator
Online 7-Hour National USPAP Equivalent Update Course
Online Appraisal Curriculum Overview - General
Online Appraising Convenience Stores
Online Comparative Analysis
Online Data Verification Methods
Online Rates & Ratios: Making Sense of GIMs, OARs, and DCF
Online Small Hotel/Motel Valuation: Limited-Service Lodging
Online Thinking Outside the Form
Residential & Commercial Valuation of Solar
Residential Applications - Using Technology to Measure and
Support Assigment Results
Residential Applications 2
Review Case Studies - General
Review Theory - General
Review Theory - Residential
Two Day Advanced Income Capitalization / A
Two Day Advanced Income Capitalization / B
Unraveling the Mystery of Fannie Mae Appraisal Guidelines
Unraveling the Mystery of Fannie Mae Appraisal Guidelines -
Using Spreadsheet Programs in Real Estate Appraisal -
Valuation in Challenging Markets

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Black Hills Power
P.O. Box 1400
Rapid City SD 57709
Coral Messana
Phone: 605.721.2687

Using The Energy Factor To Sell Homes

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Columbia Institute
8546 Broadway, #165
San Antonio TX 78217
Jeanne Crane
Phone: 800.460.3147

2015 Appraisal Summit & Expo, No. 215
Appraisal Review: Theory & Practice, No. 141
Appraisal Summit & Expo, No. 214
Appraisal Summit & Expo, No. 214A
Fannie Mae/ANSI Update, No. 139
FHA SFR Appraising - Handbook 4000.1, No. 154
Focus on the Workfile, No. 048
New Construction - A Residential Valuation, No. 152

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Department of Labor and Regulation
308 S. Pierre St.
Pierre SD 57501-3137
Sherry Bren
Phone: 605.773.4608

Training Course for Supervising Appraisers and State-Registered

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Dwellworks, LLC
1317 Euclid Ave.,#Fl2
Cleveland OH 44115
Jody Scannell
Phone: 216.682.4303

Fundamentals of Relocation Appraising

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Dynasty School

2373 S. Hacienda Blvd
Hacienda Heights CA 91745
Steven Fung
Phone: 800.888.8827

2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course

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Kaplan Professional

332 Front St. S., #555
La Crosse WI 54601
Brenda Kimball
Phone: 608.779.5599

2013 Appraisal Industry Update
2014/2015 Appraisal Market Pulse
7 Hour National USPAP Update Course 2014-2015
Advanced Residential Building Analysis 403 - Advanced Structural
Appraisal Inspection: It's Black and White and Shades of Gray
Appraising Distinctive Residential Properties
Cover Your Fannieā€¦Mae: Know the Guidelines, 2nd Edition
Expand Your Business: Appraising Residential Income Property
FHA Appraisals - The New Requirements
Find the New Cheese: Introduction to Non-Lender Appraising
From Dreams to Beams: Why New Construction Inspections Work
Introduction to Commercial Appraising
Judge and Jury: What Would You Do?
Making Adjustments in an Appreciating Market: 12 Proven
Regression Analysis: Proving Beyond a Shadow of a Doubt

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LIA Administrators & Insurance Services
P.O. Box 1319
Santa Barbara CA 93102-1319
Cara Christensen
Phone: 949.612.8631

Liability Issues for Appraisers Performing Litigation and Other Non-Lending Work
Loss Prevention Program for Real Estate Appraisers

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McKissock, LP

P.O. Box 1673
Warren PA 16365
Jackie Vincent
Phone: 800.328.2008

2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course

Analyze This! Applications of Appraisal Analysis - Live Webinar
Appraisal of Assisted Living Facilities
Appraisal of Fast Food Facilities
Appraisal of Industrial Incubators
Appraisal of Land Subject to Ground Leases
Appraisal of Self-Storage Facilities
Appraisal Review for Commercial Appraisers
Appraisals of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties
Appraising and Analyzing Retail Shopping Centers for Mortgage Underwriting
Appraising Manufactured Homes
Avoiding Mortgage Fraud for Appraisers
Cost Approach, The
Dirty Dozen, The
Disciplinary Cases - What NOT to do - Live Webinar
Environmental Issues for Appraisers
Essential Elements of Disclosures and Disclaimers
Even Odder: More Oddball Appraisals
Expert Witness for Commercial Appraisers
Expert Witness Testimony: To Do or Not To Do - Live Webinar
Fannie Mae Appraisal Guidelines - Live Webinar
FHA for Today's Appraiser - Live Webinar
Fundamental Concepts of Analysis
Green Guide To Appraising, The - Live Webinar
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems in Green Building
Income Approach, The
Introduction to Legal Descriptions
Introduction to the Uniform Appraisal Dataset
Land and Site Valuation - Internet
Land and Site Valuation - Live Webinar
Managing Appraiser Liability
Modern Green Building Concepts
Mold, Pollution and the Appraiser
Mortgage Fraud - Protect Yourself
National USPAP Update Course 2014-2015
New FHA Handbook 4000.1, The
New FHA Handbook 4000.1, The
Nuts and Bolts of Green Building for Appraisers, The
Relocation Appraisal and the New ERC Form
REO and Foreclosures
Residential Appraisal Review
Residential Report Writing: More Than Forms
Review of Disciplinary Cases, A - Live Webinar
Reviewer's checklist
Reviewer's Checklist - Live Webinar
Risky Business: Ways to Minimize Your Liability
Sales Comparison Approach, The
Secondary Market Appraisal Guidelines
Thermal Shell, The
UAD - Up Close and Personal - Live Webinar
Understanding Residential Construction
Work File: Your Best Defense Against an Offense - Live Webinar

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National Highway Institute - URC Training

725 E. Park Ave., #B
Tallahassee FL 32301
Lisa Barnes
Phone: 850.907.0400

141043 - Appraisal for Federal Aid Highway Program
141044 - Appraisal Review for Federal Aid Highway Program

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North Star Chapter of the Appraisal Institute

1265 Josephine Road
Roseville MN 55113
Maribelle Cushman
Phone: 651.633.0676

Valuation of Donated Real Estate, Including Conservation Easements - IRS

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OnCourse Learning, d.b.a. Career WebSchool
3100 Cumberland Blvd., #1450
Atlanta GA 30339
Dana Taulli
Phone: 770.919.9191

2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course
A URAR Form Review - Internet
Appraisal Math & Statistics
Cost Approach Overview
Income Capitalization Overview
Sales Comparison Approach

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Professional Appraisers Association Of SD

P.O. Box 7742
Rapid City SD 57709
Bev Luke
Phone: 605.716.9011

Most Common USPAP Violations in the URAR and 1025 Form Reports

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REALTOR Association of the Sioux Empire, Inc.
2415 W. 57th St
Sioux Falls SD 57108
Michelle Ahrens
Phone: 605.334.4752

Builder Cost in Residential Construction

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SD Chapter-American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers

1100 E. Dove Trail
Sioux Falls SD 57108
Allan Husby
Phone: 605.881.8170

Farmland Drainage and Drain Tile Seminar

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South Dakota Association of REALTORS
204 N. Euclid Ave
Pierre SD 57501
Terri Frederick
Phone: 605.224.0554

GRI 108 - Legal Issues
GRI 203 Ethics, Conduct and Legal Issues

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South Dakota Grasslands Coalition

PO Box 401
Presho SD 57568
Judge Jessop
Phone: 605.895.2301

2013 South Dakota Grazing School


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South Dakota Society for Range Management

1530 Samco Road
Rapid City SD 57702
David Ollila
Phone: 605.394.1722

South Dakota Professional's Range Camp

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Steinley Real Estate Appraisal

P.O. Box 7722
Rapid City SD 57709
Craig Steinley
Phone: 605.348.0791

2014-2015 USPAP National Update Course
Appraising Residential Properties in (South Dakota) (Wyoming)
Fannie Mae's Form Reports and the UAD: Effective Report Writing Skills Aren't Optional Anymore
FHA Appraisals Using the New Single Family Policy Handbook
Residential Appraisal Review - Desk Review and Field Review Form Reports

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US Department of Housing And Urban Development

4301 W. 57th St, #101
Sioux Falls SD 57108-2252
Phone: 605.330.4257

The FHA Appraisal

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Van Education Center

5345 Arapahoe Ave., #7
Boulder CO 80303
Caroline Litwinski
Phone: 303.245.0258

Uniform Residential Appraisal Report (URAR)
Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate

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Whitmer Ted

4030 Highway 6 S. #325
College Station TX 77845
Ted Whitmer
Phone: 979.690.9465

Common Appraisal, USPAP & Review Error

Contact Us

Executive Director, Sherry Bren

South Dakota Appraiser Certification Program
308 South Pierre Street
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.4608
Fax: 605.773.5405

Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184