Houston ASA Chapter Sponsored Education
The Houston Chapter provides many educational opportunities throughout the year. These events offer members a chance to hone their skills, learn best practices in their field, and take courses required for advancement and reaccreditation. The Chapter makes every effort to offer these events and courses to members at the lowest possible price. Additionally, monthly Chapter webinars provide quality presentations in various disciplines.
Educational Highlights Past and Future
USPAP UPDATE COURSES FREE FOR HOUSTON CHAPTER MEMBERS. Courses are now scheduled for December 7, 8, and 9, 2022. Scroll down for more information and REGISTRATION LINKS.
The thirteenth annual award-winning HOUSTON ENERGY VALUATION CONFERENCE will be held in-person on May 11, 2023, at the Briar Club in Houston and virtually with an online live webcast.
ARM POV Courses will be offered again in Houston. Check back here for dates (TBD). For more information scroll to bottom and click on ARM Courses. To read the latest ARM Committee Journal click here.
The twelfth award-winning HOUSTON ENERGY VALUATION CONFERENCE was held in-person on May 12, 2022, at the Briar Club in Houston and virtually with an online live webcast.
ASA Expert Witness Workshop & Mock Trial took place November 5, 2021 in Houston. Recordings of the day long 2021 and 2020 events are available.
Learn more about ASA plans for the future in our free webinar: Panel Discussion on New ASA Governance. See more info on Calendar page.
ASA Member Resources:
Every year we offer USPAP update courses for a low chapter-subsidized price four our members. This year the 7-hour update courses will be FREE to chapter members on December 7, 8, and 9, 2022. All classes are online-only and take place from 9 am to 5 pm, Central Time. Note: These classes are open to Houston Chapter members only.
Courses are limited to 25 students each day. Use the links below to register now as classes will fill up quickly:
ARM 201 through 204 online!
Melanie has been a contributor to the ASA ARM Principles of Valuation courses, 201 and 204, as well as an instructor and presenter. These courses are offered to members in all disciplines of ASA.
Melanie is a Past President of the Houston ASA Chapter, has served on the ASA International Personal Property Committee and was the Personal Property Chair for the ASA International Appraisers Conference, 2017, She is a member of ASA's International Arm Committee and was the first editor of the the ARM E-Journal.
Melanie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree that includes post-baccalaureate studies in Management Administration & Supervision, and Art History. Her degree and studies led to an art education career in the Texas public school system.
HOUSTON CHAPTER - POV SCHOLARSHIP FUND: In conjunction with ASA International’s 501c3 Educational Foundation (“ASAEF”), the Houston Chapter has dedicated a scholarship fund for qualifying Houston Chapter applicants, candidates, and members to receive grants to pay for Principles of Valuation (POV) educational classes on a needs-basis.
GRANT APPLICATIONS: To apply for a grant, applicants in all disciplines (ARM, BV, GJ, PP, MTS, RE) download a grant application found at the bottom of ASA’s Educational Foundation website page: www.appraisers.org/About/educational-foundation Print, sign and email the completed application to Blake Runckel: firstname.lastname@example.org ASAEF will consider only needs-based applications, and administer the grants. This fund is intended for our chapter’s aspiring appraisers who may be in need of financial assistance. Please make sure you let the educational foundation grant administrator know that you are applying for Houston ASA Chapter scholarship funds which are dedicated to Houston Chapter members for multi-discipline POV courses.