To establish through planning and visioning processes the future initiatives for NAR education, to manage the Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) program including the REALTOR® Institute accreditation process, and to encourage cooperative educational efforts with the NAR societies, institutes and councils, state and local associations and other industry-related organizations.
31 members as follows: Chair and Vice Chair, the Immediate Past Chair; two affiliate representatives one of whom should be a CRS; the Chair of the state education directors, the Chair of the local education directors; one representative from a large franchise organization who serves in a training capacity, (e.g., Director of Training), and one representative from a large independent firm who serves in a training capacity, e.g., Director of Training; one ARELLO (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials) representative; one REEA (Real Estate Educators' Association) representative; one representative from NAR's Business Specialties group and 19 at-large members (one of which must be a Local Board or State Association Executive; one of which must be the Young Professionals Network Advisory Board Education Representative), the majority being volunteers who have served their state association as the Education Committee Chair or the equivalent within the past five years.
Two-year staggered terms.
Qualification(s) for consideration
• Experience as chair of a state or local education committee.
• Experience in real estate training.
• Experience as a GRI instructor, or involvement in a state GRI committee or the equivalent.
• Possession of a REALTOR® family designation (GRI preferred, but not required).