International Society of Appraisers Announces 2013 Winter and Spring Education Schedule

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					International Society of Appraisers Announces 2013 Winter and Spring
Education Schedule

Seven courses are scheduled for March, April and June including: the Core
Course in Appraisal Studies, Requalification Course, the 7 hour and 15
hour Personal Property USPAP Course, Asian Art I: Japanese Prints and
Asian Art II: Asian Paintings and Screens.

Chicago, IL, February 05, 2013 -- CORE COURSE IN APPRAISAL STUDIES -
March 4-10, 2013 (Naperville, IL) and June 3-9, 2013 (Toronto, ON)
COURSE INSTRUCTORS: Leon Castner, PhD, ISA CAPP, Kathryn Minard, ISA
CAPP, Joyce Newman, ISA CAPP
COURSE INFORMATION
This is the “original” complete appraisal methodology course for personal
property appraising. Its thorough scope includes appraisal objectives,
intended uses, market identification and analysis, research methods and
skills, ethics and professional conduct, and a detailed presentation of
report formats and checklists. This course sets the standards that others
imitate.

REQUALIFICATION COURSE – April 16-17, 2013 (Chicago, IL)
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Leon Castner, PhD, ISA CAPP
COURSE INFORMATION
A review and update of ISA’s Appraisal Standards covering significant
recent changes including those in the ISA Core Course Manual, the IRS,
and the insurance industry. The class is a requirement for re-
qualification and provides current guidelines, checklists, and forms
helpful for every member. No exam is given and students are dismissed at
the end of the second day. Course materials need to be purchased and must
be brought to the class.

15-HOUR PERSONAL PROPERTY USPAP COURSE – March 11-12, 2013 (Naperville,
IL)
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Sandra Tropper, ASA
COURSE INFORMATION
The 15-hour Personal Property Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal
Practice (USPAP) material is designed to aid appraisers in all areas of
appraisal practice seeking competency in the USPAP. This course is
intended to fulfill the USPAP requirement for credentialed membership
levels within professional personal property appraisal organizations and
will be taught by an active Personal Property Appraiser. Course materials
need to be purchased and must be brought to the class.

7 HOUR Personal Property USPAP COURSE – April 11, 2013 (Chicago, IL)
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Gayle Skluzacek
This is the required 7 hour update for personal property appraisers
seeking to fulfill the 2 year requalification process. This class covers
the 2012-2013 version of USPAP. The class does not include an exam.
Students must have previously attended the 15 hour National USPAP class.
Course materials need to be purchased and must be brought to the class.

Asian Art I: Japanese Prints - June 24-26, 2013
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Daphne Rosenzweig, Ph.D., ISA CAPP
COURSE INFORMATION
This course by Daphne Rosenzweig, Ph.D., ISA CAPP is presented
exclusively by ISA. Gives students a background of history, artists,
periods and styles that appraisers/dealers/collectors must know to
analyze and value Japanese prints. Students must do pre-course reading
and data collection at home prior to coming to the course, bringing their
completed work with them. The course then provides a two-day workshop
with formal instruction plus a "hands on" connoisseurship session with
prints, followed by a full day of tours with the Asian Art II students.

Asian Art II: Asian Screens AND Paintings - June 26-28, 2013
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Daphne Rosenzweig, Ph.D., ISA CAPP
COURSE INFORMATION
This course by Daphne Rosenzweig, Ph.D., ISA CAPP is presented
exclusively by ISA. This class will be an examination of various forms of
screens and paintings in Asian art, including Tibetan, Chinese, Korean
and Japanese examples. This will be a guide to description information,
what to ask the client, the effect of condition problems, where to search
for artist and value information and other aspects of connoisseurship and
appraisal in this difficult field. The first day of class will be a tour
day with the students from the Asian Art I course.

LOCATION INFORMATION
ALL COURSES WILL BE HELD IN NAPERVILLE, IL, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
COURSE MATERIALS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE AND BROUGHT TO CLASS.
LOCATION/HOTEL INFORMATION (NAPERVILLE, IL)
The courses held in Naperville, IL will be held at the NIU – Naperville
Campus. in Naperville, Illinois. There is shuttle transportation
available between the host hotel and the university.
Shuttles are available from both Chicago O’Hare International Airport and
Chicago Midway International Airport. More information regarding airport
transportation and daily course transportation will be sent with your
confirmation.

NIU Naperville
1120 East Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563
Telephone: 630.577.9101
Website: www.niunaperville.niu.edu

Country Inn & Suites
1837 Centre Point Circle
Naperville, IL 60563
Telephone: 630.505.3353
Website: www.countryinns.com/napervilleil
Reference 'ISA' to receive the discounted group rate of $95 per night
plus tax.

LOCATION/HOTEL INFORMATION (Chicago, IL)
The courses will be held at the JW Marriott Chicago Hotel and site of the
2013 ISA Annual Meeting. The ISA Annual Meeting begins on Friday, April
12 and concludes on Monday, Monday, April 15. For more information about
the ISA Annual Conference, please visit www.isa-appraisers.org.

JW Marriott Chicago
151 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Telephone: 312.660.8200
www.jwmarriottchicagocom
Reference 'ISA' to receive the discounted group rate of $209.00

LOCATION INFORMATION (Toronto, ON)
The courses held in Toronto, ON will be held at The Art & Letters Club.
The Art & Letters Club of Toronto
14 Elm Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G7

ISA MEETING POLICIES
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
All cancellations and transfer requests must be in writing and received
two weeks (14 days) prior to the first date of the class. All
cancellations and transfer requests are subject to a $200 fee.

Americans with Disabilities Act
It is important to ISA you enjoy this meeting. If you have any special
needs due to a disability, please let us know in advance so we may try to
accommodate your needs.

Contact:
Michelle Stearns
Coordinator
International Society of Appraisers
303 West Madison Street,
Suite 2650
Chicago, IL 60606
312-981-6784
F: 312-265-2908
mstearns@thesentergroup.com
http://www.isa-appraisers.org

				
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Description: Seven courses are scheduled for March, April and June including: the Core Course in Appraisal Studies, Requalification Course, the 7 hour and 15 hour Personal Property USPAP Course, Asian Art I: Japanese Prints and Asian Art II: Asian Paintings and Screens.