DART APPRAISAL ANNOUNCES DART ACADEMY
PARTNERSHIP WITH MCKISSOCK EDUCATION OFFERS CONTINUING &
QUALIFYING EDUCATION FOR REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS
Troy, MI, September 22, 2010 - Dart Appraisal
today announced the launch of Dart Academy™, a partnership with
McKissock, LP to offer online options to appraisers for continuing
education and pre-licensing /upgrade purposes nationwide.
McKissock, LP is a nationally recognized online provider of
appraisal education, with approved courses available in all 50
states and three U.S. territories.
"For nearly two decades, Dart Appraisal has been an AMC
committed to appraiser advancement and education," said Darton
Case, founder and chief executive officer of Dart
Appraisal. "We're proud to be one of the first AMCs to offer online
continuing education courses for appraisers. Through the launch of
Dart Academy™ on our Web site, we are leveraging our partnership
with McKissock for our more than 8,000 appraisers nationwide. Dart
Academy™ creates access to comprehensive real estate education and
licensing, readily accessible online through a trusted resource,
and available at a discount as well."
"We believe that our online services provide an invaluable tool
for appraisers who don't have the time to attend a live seminar or
simply prefer to learn at their own pace to meet their continuing
education requirements," said Tony Thrift, vice president of
business relations for McKissock.
"We're in contact with the Appraisal Board of each state to ensure
that our courses provide information that relates to both national
and state-specific laws," added Thrift. "We are committed to
providing our customers with courses that not only help them
complete their renewal requirements, but also help them to expand
their knowledge base and augment the skills that they will utilize
in their careers as business professionals."
Tracey Meldrum will serve as the Dart Appraisal vendor
coordinator overseeing the launch and implementation of Dart
Academy™. Meldrum was recently added to the team to provide
additional resources to the company's expanding appraiser
Dart Appraisal has relied on McKissock for educational services
since 1996, when Case himself began updating his continuing
education credits both online and in classes through the