Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Important information about Covid-19 and your continuing education

McKissock continues to closely monitor the global concern regarding COVID-19. We’re working around the clock to ensure we’re able to provide your continuing education courses you need while keeping our students, our instructors and our employees safe. We’re also working with state licensing boards to ensure all of our students successfully meet their state requirements during this trying time. Please click on the tab with your profession below for helpful information regarding your courses. 

How will my education be impacted?

We continue to monitor impacts for each state. If you only take courses online, you can continue to do so. If you take courses in a classroom, you have online options for completing your courses. Please click on your specific profession above to view details.

Could my renewal deadline be impacted?

We monitor all state and federal compliance requirements as it relates to renewals and deadlines. We have a dedicated team working on this and will continue to provide updates via email and on our website.

Can I get an extension if I get sick and cannot complete my courses in the allotted time?

Each state has their own laws and guidelines. Where the state commission or the state legislature  have provided course flexibility, we will certainly exercise leniency.

Where can I find the most recent information about how my market has been affected?

We recommend you go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.  CDC Website.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

For information and support directly related to McKissock, we have the best customer support in the education business, and we’re here to help you navigate this uncertain territory. Our support team is ready to answer any question to ensure your education needs are taken care of.  Please contact us at 877.277.5376.

 

McKissock is committed to providing the highest quality appraisal education when you need it, where you need it. More importantly, your safety is our top priority, which is why we continue to provide learning options like self-paced online courses and live streaming broadcasts.

Are live streaming broadcasts accepted for appraisal CE?

The Appraiser Qualifications Board (AQB) and most states have approved this new format through 2021.  To find out which states currently accept live streaming broadcasts for continuing education credit, check THIS PAGE.

What additional COVID-19 resources are available for real estate appraisers?

For more COVID-19 resources, click HERE to check out our blog post.

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Information about COVID-19 and your real estate CE

McKissock continues to closely monitor the global concern regarding COVID-19. We’re working around the clock to ensure we’re able to provide the online real estate courses you need while keeping our students, our instructors and our employees safe. We’re also working with state licensing boards to ensure all of our students successfully meet their state requirements during this trying time.

Each year we serve over a million students complete their real estate continuing education. Our online courses have everything you need to complete your education requirements on-demand, on time and from the comfort of your home.

We’re committed to providing you with the most relevant and up to date information about how COVID-19 is affecting the real estate industry during this uncertain time and have outlined  some important information about the steps we’re taking to ensure we’re meeting your educational and industry needs.

How will my education be impacted?

As an online education provider, we do not expect anything to change. Our online courses will continue to be available to meet your CE needs.

Could my renewal deadline be impacted?

We’re closely monitoring all state and federal compliance requirements as it relates to renewals and deadlines. We have a dedicated team working to ensure your requirements are not impacted, and will continue to provide updates via email and on our website.

Impacted CE and Renewal Deadlines

Alabama: The CE deadline has been extended to December 31, 2020.

California: Per Executive Order N-83-20, If your license expires between April 16, 2020, and June 29, 2021, you have been granted an extension until June 30, 2021, to submit your renewal application, fee, and continuing education requirements.

Delaware: License renewal dates will remain the same. If during the online renewal process, a licensee declares that the state of emergency has impacted their ability to complete CEs, they will be given until sixty days after the lifting of the state of emergency to complete the CEs for this renewal cycle.

District of Columbia: Per the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020, professional or occupational licenses that expire during the declared public health emergency are considered valid. Once the public health emergency is over, licensees will have 45 days to renew a license. (DCRA) will begin accepting renewal applications for occupational and professional licenses starting July 1, 2021. Enforcement of licensure will begin on September 1, 2021.

Florida:  DBPR Emergency Order 2020-07 extends 2020 renewals until December 31, 2020.

Illinois: The CE and license renewal deadline for brokers has been extended to September 30, 2020.

Iowa: The requirement that only 24 CE hours can be taken via distance education is temporarily suspended for all licenses set to expire on December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2021. All 36 CE hours may be completed via distance education.

Kansas: Executive Order No. 21-22 extends the expiration date of licenses set to expire between April 30, 2020 and May 1, 2021 until June 1, 2021.

Kentucky: The Kentucky Real Estate Commission (KREC) voted on March 19, 2020 to extend all 2020 continuing education deadlines (PLE, CORE, and normal CE) until thirty (30) days beyond the end of the State of Emergency. KREC strongly recommends licensees do all things possible to complete their required continuing education by the original deadline of December 31, 2020.

Maine: During the ongoing state of emergency resulting from COVID-19, licensees can request a deferment of the continuing education requirement for renewal of a license due to circumstances related to the emergency.

Massachusetts: Licenses scheduled to expire between March 10, 2020 and July 10, 2020 will now expire October 1, 2020; licenses expiring on or after July 11, 2020 will renew as scheduled. COVID-19 Executive Order No. 41.

Missouri: The current 2020 Broker renewal and CE deadlines have been extended until August 31, 2020. The current 2020 Salesperson renewal and CE deadlines have been extended until October 31, 2020.

Nevada:  Renewals due in May 2020 must be renewed on or before the expiration date; The Division will document the education requirements that have yet to be submitted and allow a 90-day extension for completion. Renewals due in March or April 2020 may renew in May 2020 without penalty. The Division will document the education requirements that have yet to be submitted and allow a 90-day extension for completion.

New Hampshire: In accordance with Governor's Emergency Order, REC continuing education, including core courses, will not be required at the time of renewal for any licensee due to expire between March 13, 2020 (the start of the emergency order) and December 31, 2020.

New York: Effective March 27, 2020, Executive Order 202.11 extends the expiration date of any license issued by the Division of Licensing Services, that expires after that date, to remain in effect until July 24, 2021.

North Carolina: The CE deadline has been extended to September 30, 2020. The extension period will begin on July 1, 2020, and end on September 30, 2020.

Ohio: HB 404 provides an extension until July 1, 2021 for all licenses due for renewal between March 9, 2020 and April 1, 2021.

Pennsylvania: The CE and license renewal deadlines for all license types are extended from May 31, 2020, to August 29, 2020.

Rhode Island: The renewal deadline is extended to May 31, 2020.

South Carolina: Licensees with a June 30, 2020 expiration date may begin renewing their licenses on May 1, 2020. Due to the impact of COVID-19, the timely renewal deadline is extended until September 30, 2020.

Tennessee: In addition to Governor Lee’s Executive Order No. 15No. 36, and No. 50 licensees expiring March 12, 2020 through September 30, 2020 have been granted an additional extension for continuing education per Governor Lee's Executive Order No. 59. To make use of this extension, please email TREC at trec.renewals@tn.gov with your name, license number, and any issues you are having with your license renewal during this difficult time.

Texas: The renewal deadline is extended to July 31, 2020 for anyone with a license expiration date of March 31, 2020, April 30, 2020, May 31, 2020, or June 30, 2020.

Utah: Licensees should complete their CE requirements and renew on-time. Fingerprinting at the Division of Real Estate resumed on July 1st (by appointment only), and will be required for all Real Estate July renewals and will continue until all licensees have been enrolled in RAP Back.

Virginia: Pursuant to Amended Executive Order 51 (2020), licenses that would otherwise expire or those eligible for renewal or reinstatement during the state of emergency have been granted an extended validity until 30 days after the state of emergency is lifted. This temporary extension expires July 31, 2021.

Can I get an extension if I get sick and cannot complete my courses in the allotted time?

Each state has its own laws and real estate commission guidelines. Where the state commission or the state legislature have provided course flexibility, we will certainly exercise leniency.

Where can I find the most recent information about how my market has been affected?

We recommend you go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.  CDC Website.

Where can I find helpful information to provide to my clients and agents within my business?

We recommend the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website as a resource for prevention and treatment for COVID-19 and for the most up-to-date information regarding public communication.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

For information and support directly related to McKissock, we have the best customer support in the education business, and we’re here to help you navigate this uncertain territory. Our support team is ready to answer any question to ensure your education needs are taken care of.  Please contact us at 877.277.5376.