Education

Professional Development, Networking Events and Seminars

GPAR helps with your educational and professional development needs. We host numerous pay as you go educational courses, including designation and continuing education. GPAR also hosts a ton of FREE networking events and seminars to connect you with key industry contacts and expand your toolbox to successfully grow your business. This section of our website contains information about upcoming events and educational opportunities and requirements for REALTORS®.

Upcoming Events

PAR Presents: The Basics of 1031 Like-kind Exchanges

Mon. 08/22 @ 10 – 11 a.m.

Coffee Talk with Councilmember Kendra Brooks

Tue. 09/13 @ 9 – 10 a.m.

PAR 2022 Fall Business Meetings

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Code of Ethics Requirement Deadline is December 31, 2024. Access the free training and more.

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Designations

Designations signify that a REALTOR® has taken a prescribed course of education, typically, at a higher level than other real estate courses. These courses help members increase skills, proficiency, and knowledge within a particular real estate discipline.

Click here for all the available National Association of REALTORS® designations and certificate programs.

A real estate licensee can only be classified as a REALTOR® after becoming a member of the National Association of REALTORS®

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New Member Orientation

The National Association of REALTORS® mandates attendance at a New Member Orientation as well as completing 2 hours, 30 minutes of a new member Code of Ethics Course. Orientation is held in the GPAR classroom at 123 S. Broad Street, Suite 600. All in-person classes are suspended at this time. Applicants will receive a link to complete mandatory online training and are also encouraged to attend the numerous virtual professional development sessions offered. Those opportunities are emailed to all members as they are added to the calendar.

Pre-Licensing & Continuing Education Courses

GPAR helps provide the necessary continuing education and pre-licensing courses required by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission by affiliating with a school operated by the Polley Associates School of Real Estate