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 March 3, 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.


Allied Business Schools, Inc.
22952 Alcalde Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Shahana Shah
Phone: 949.598.0695

2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course
Case Studies in Complex Appraisal
Complex Residential Appraisal
Creating Credible Appraisals
Financing for Appraisers

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Allterra Group, LLC

801 N. Salisbury Blvd., #201
Salisbury, MD 21801-3674
Karen Connolly
Phone: 513.490.0226

2013 Keynote/Appraisal Quality
2013 Valuation Visionaries
2014 Keynote/Alternative Valuations
2014 Valuation Visionaries/Regulatory Compliance
2014-2015 7-Hour National USPAP Course
A Practical Guide to Appraisal Review
Appraisal of Single Family Residential New Construction
Basic Charts and Graphs

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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
Advanced Appraisal Review Case Studies (A-390)
AgWare: UAAR Back to Basics
Appraisal Review Under USPAP
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
Cost Approach Applications
Cost Estimating
Dairy Appraisal Seminar
Financial Reporting Affecting Valuation in US and Global
Going Concern Value and Intangible Assets
Income Approach Applications
Introduction to Appraisal Review
Introduction to Commercial Greenhouse Appraisal
Introduction to Valuation of Permanent Plantings
Introduction to Vineyard and Winery Valuation
Key Issues of Grain Elevator Valuation
Minerals Appraisal Seminar
Rapid Fire Case Studies 2012
Rapid Fire Case Studies 2013
Regression Analysis Uses in Appraisal
Requirements of UASFLA - The 'Yellow Book'
Rural Case Studies I
Uniform Agricultural Appraisal Report
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

Level 3 State Investigator Training

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

2012 Annual Meeting Sessions - Day 1
2012 Annual Meeting Sessions - Day 2 (Limited approval)
2012 Annual Meeting Sessions - Day 3 (Limited approval)
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
Application & Interpretation of Simple Linear Regression
Appraiser as an Expert Witness: Preparation & Testimony
Appraising Condos, Co-Ops, & PUDs
Appraising the Appraisal: Appraisal Review Residential
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
Fundamentals of Separating Real Property, Personal Property,
and Intangible Business Assets
Income Approach for Residential Appraisers
International Valuation Standards Overview
Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Litigation Assignments for Residential Appraisers
Marketability Studies: Advanced Consideration and Applications
Marketability Studies: The Six-Step Process & Basic Applications
Online - Advanced Internet Search Strategies
Online - Analyzing Operating Expenses
Online - Appraisal Curriculum Overview - Residential
Online - Business Practices & Ethics
Online - Case Studies in Appraising Green Residential Buildings
Online - Cool Tools: New Technology for Real Estate Appraisers
Online - Data Verification Methods
Online - Discounted Cash Flow Model: Concepts, Issues and
Online - FHA & the Appraisal Process
Online - Forecasting Revenue
Online - Introduction to Green Buildings: Principles & Concepts
Online - REO Appraisal: Appraisal of Residential Property for
Foreclosure and Preforeclosure
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 - Comparative Analysis
Practical Regression Using Microsoft Excel
Residential & Commercial Valuation of Solar
Residential Applications - Using Technology to Measure and
Support Assignment 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
Uniform Appraisal Dataset Aftereffects: Efficiency vs. Obligation
Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions
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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Appraisal University

155 Fleet St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Kevin Underriner
Phone: 603.570.4812

Appraising Historic Property
Retail Center Analysis for Financing
Site Analysis and Valuation

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

2012-2013 National USPAP Update Course, No 101
Appraisal Summit & Expo, No. 214
Appraisal Summit & Expo, No. 214A
New Construction - A Residential Valuation, No. 152
Residential Sales Comparison - The Adjustment Process, No. 151

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Department of Labor and Regulation
308 South 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., Floor 2
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 Fun
Phone: 800.888.8827

2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course

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International Right of Way Association (SD)
5701 S. Corporate Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57108
John Boheman
Phone: 605.323.6023

410 - Reviewing Appraisals in Eminent Domain

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

2012 Appraisal Industry Update
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
Avoid Appraisal Pitfalls in Foreclosures, Short Sales and REO's
Cover Your Fannie…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
Form 1004MC and HVCC Code of Conduct
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
Toxic Appraisal!
Upon Further Review

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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
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
Ad Valorem Tax Consultation - Internet
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
Appraisals of Owner-Occupied Commercial Properties
Appraising and Analyzing Retail Shopping Centers for Mortgage
Appraising FHA Today - Virtual Classroom
Appraising Manufactured Homes
Cost Approach (The) - Distance
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
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
How to Analyze & Value Income Properties!
Income Approach, The
Introduction to Legal Descriptions
Introduction to the Uniform Appraisal Dataset
Land and Site Valuation - Internet
Land and Site Valuation - Live Webinar
Modern Green Building Concepts
Mold, Pollution and the Appraiser
Mortgage Fraud - Protect Yourself
National USPAP Update Course 2014-2015
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

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National Highway Institute - URC Training
725 E Park Ave., Suite 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

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, dba Career WebSchool

3100 Cumberland Blvd., #1450
Atlanta, GA 30339
Dana Taulli
Phone: 770.919.9191

2014-2015 7-Hour Equivalent USPAP Update Course
Cost Approach Overview
FHA Single Family Appraisal, An
Income Capitalization Overview
Sales Comparison Approach

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Professional Appraisers Association of South Dakota

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

Evaluating Residential Construction
Most Common USPAP Violations in the URAR and 1025 Form

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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
What's It Worth?

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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 Ag Lenders
P.O. Box 910
Philip, SD 57567
Boyd Waara
Phone: 605.859.2525

South Dakota Ag Lenders Range School

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South Dakota Association Of REALTORS
204 N. Euclid
Pierre, SD 57501
Hilary Hanson
Phone: 605.224.0554

GRI 201 - Real Estate Finance
GRI 203 - Ethics, Conduct and Legal Issues
GRI 204 - Home Inspection and Appraisal

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South Dakota Grasslands Coalition

P.O. Box 401
Presho, SD 57568
Judge Jessop
Phone: 605.895.2301

2013 South Dakota Grazing School


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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
Residential Appraisal Review - Desk Review and Field Review
Form Reports
Understanding The Appraiser's Methods - The Market's Direction
and Sales Concessions

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US Department of Housing And Urban Development

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

The FHA Appraisal

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
Planning 101

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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