N.J. Admin. Code § 11:5-12.10 - Continuing education instructors; standards and application process

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) An applicant seeking approval from the Commission to become an approved continuing education instructor shall submit a completed application on forms provided by the Commission with the required fee. An application for approval as a continuing education instructor shall include:
1. A non-refundable application fee of $ 150.00;
2. An indication of the core and/or elective topics the applicant considers him or herself qualified to teach;
3. A resume and other material evidencing the applicant's qualifications for approval as an instructor in accordance with one or more of the criteria set forth in (d) below; and
4. Such additional information as the applicant may wish to provide in support of their application, for example, letters of professional reference.
(b) Real estate instructors licensed pursuant to 45:15-10.5 and 11:5-2.2 shall, upon the assignment to them of a continuing education instructor identification number, be deemed approved as continuing education instructors in core topics as defined in this subchapter.
(c) ARELLO-approved instructors of ARELLO-approved courses in elective topics shall, upon the assignment to them of a continuing education instructor identification number, be deemed approved as continuing education instructors in such courses.
(d) An individual applying to become an approved continuing education instructor shall meet at least one of the following criteria:
1. A college or university professor in real estate, finance, business, economics or a related field;
2. A specialist with a college degree or experience teaching one or more subjects in the topic(s) noted in their application for approval as an instructor;
3. Possess at least three years of experience in a profession, trade or technical occupation in the real estate field related to the subject matter of proposed instruction;
4. A real estate instructor licensed or otherwise authorized by the agency with regulatory authority over real estate licensees in another jurisdiction who can show subject matter expertise;
5. A member in good standing of the State Bar of New Jersey who is engaged in the field of real estate related law; or
6. Persons who otherwise evidence their teaching qualifications by education or experience or a combination of the two.
(e) If an applicant is disapproved, the reasons for disapproval shall be set forth in a written notice provided to the applicant by the Commission as set forth in 11:5-12.1 5.
(f) An approved instructor shall promptly notify the Commission in the event of a material change in his or her qualifications for continuing in the status of an approved instructor (for example, disbarment as an attorney).
(g) All approvals of instructors conferred by the Commission prior to June 30, 2016 shall remain in effect until that date. Instructors whose approval is expiring may seek re-approval by complying with all of the requirements set forth in 11:5-12.1 0, including payment of the non-refundable application fee. Applications for re-approval may be submitted commencing on January 1 of the year in which approval is scheduled to expire. Subsequent to June 30, 2016, approvals shall expire on June 30, 2020 and at four-year intervals thereafter.


N.J. Admin. Code § 11:5-12.10

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