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UMASS Amherst Annual School

 August 5-9, 2019

Please join us for a week-long Course or join us for a single day or all week Specialty Courses. 

To register, you will need to link out to the UMASS Conference Services Portal at

If you have attended our Annual School in the past, you will use the same registration log-in.  If you are new, you will need to create a log in.  As an FYI  UMASS charges at 3% admin fee above our registration fees.

The Hotel has extended the group rates for hotel reservations until July 19th.  

This year we are offering the following week-long courses:

DOR 101 - Introduction to Assessment Administration: Law, Procedures and Valuation has been cancelled due to not meeting minimum attendance

MAAO Course 200: Principles of Assessing Procedures

MAAO Course 4: Narrative Report Writing

MAAO Course 5: Mass Appraisal of Real Property has been cancelled due to not meeting minimum attendance

MAAO Course 6: Valuation Administration

IAAO Course 101:  Fundamentals of Real Property Appraisal 

IAAO Course 102:  Income Approach to Valuation

IAAO Course 201:  Appraisal of Land

Specialty Courses being offered are:

Monday, August 5, 2019

Session 1(Full Day): Data Analysis (2-Day Course)

Session 2 (Full Day): Best Practices in Residential Data Collection

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Session 1(Full Day): Data Analysis (2-Day Course)

Session 2 (Half Day- Morning): The Progression of Assessing in Your Community, Working Toward a Viable Future

Session 2 (Half Day- Afternoon): An Introduction to Changes in Assessing Electric and Gas Utility Transmission and Distribution Personal Property

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Session 1(Full Day): The Appellee: Preparing for an ATB Hearing, The Ins & Outs of Defending Assessed Values

Session 2 (Half Day- Morning): Gateway Review Update – Assessor to Assessors

Session 2 (Half Day- Afternoon): Building, Maintaining, and Funding a GIS Program

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Session 1(Full Day): USPAP 7-Hour National Update

Session 2 (Half Day- Morning): Don’t Drop the Baton

Session 2 (Half Day- Afternoon): Solar…Solar…Solar: Just Give Me the Warm Power of the Sun

Friday, August 9, 2019

Session 1(Half Day- Morning): It’s Just a Bundle of Sticks: A Cornucopia of Information to Help You Understand Deeds 

2019 UMASS

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UMASS 2019
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
IAAO_Course_102-Assigned_Read-if_purchased,_Pr.pdf PDF (59.76 KB) Administration 7/26/2019
IAAO_Course_101-Assigned_Read-if_purchased,_Pr.pdf PDF (57.31 KB) Administration 7/26/2019
2-Day_Data_Analysis_Class_-_Recommended_Data_T.pdf PDF (179.61 KB) Administration 7/26/2019
UMASS Program 2019 PDF (1.43 MB) Administration 7/11/2019
UMASS_At_a_Glance_2019.pdf PDF (98.52 KB) Administration 8/1/2019
UMASS_Hotel_Reg_and_Conference_Fees_2019.pdf PDF (160.45 KB) Administration 6/24/2019

UMASS 2019- DOR Course 101

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Agenda for Course 101
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UMASS 2019 DOR Course 101 PDF (87.96 KB)  more ] Administration 6/11/2019