Descriptions

In a pinch and need Chief Appraiser Ethics, Property Tax Professional Ethics, or New Laws/Rules right now? Check out our Online Courses – On Demand, available whenever you need them!

(TAAD Talks will take a break from June through August)

Zoom Sessions/Classes Descriptions

Chief Appraiser Ethics: Qualities for Ethical Leadership in a World of Bad Blood

Description:

To provide this training to as many registrants as possible, TAAD is periodically providing it online.

Please Note: This session will also secure the two hours of Ethics training every TDLR registrant must gain in each recertification period.

Dates offered: 

  • Feb 13
  • Aug 7
  • Nov 13

Must be registered to view/attend. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. This session is pre-recorded.
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No later than 2 days prior to class, $50 penalty

**Virtual Offering

Duration: Class Hours: 9:30am – Noon (with breaks)

Dates: February 13, 2023 | August 7, 2023 | November 13, 2023 |

Location for February 13: Zoom

Location for August 7: Zoom

Location for November 13: Zoom

Instructor: Marya Crigler, Travis CAD

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District; Affiliate/Associate Member : $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs of MANDATORY TDLR Chief Appraiser Ethics; or 2 CEs of standard Ethics if not a chief appraiser.

Registration Deadline: 2 days prior to class, minimum

Customer Service: Are You Honking in Encouragement? Lessons from the Geese

Description:

Topics Covered:

  • Teamwork & Interdependent Thinking
  • Communication
  • Be Part of the Solution
  • Respect Diversity
  • Ask & Encourage the Right Questions
  • Professional in All We Do
  • Lead with Integrity
  • Let Technology Work for You
  • Commit to Excellence
  • Pull the Weeds
  • 2023 Class Dates & Hours:
    • Monday, February 13 – 2 to 4pm
    • Tuesday, April 4 –  9 to 11am

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. This session is pre-recorded.
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No refunds for cancellations or no shows.

Duration: Class Dates & Hours: Monday, February 13 – 2 to 4pm; Tuesday, April 4 -  9 to 11am

Dates: February 13, 2023 | April 4, 2023 |

Location for February 13: Zoom

Location for April 4: Zoom

Instructor: Tracey Foster, Esq., Hugh L. Landrum & Associates

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District, Affiliate/Associate Member: $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Registration Deadline: 2 days prior to class, minimum

TAAD Talks

SDPVS Results & Then Some (Results, Data Release, How to Protest)

Description:

Topics Covered:

  • Preliminary Certified Results overview
  • Data Release: Contents/Requirements
  • Data Release: Process
  • SDPVS (definition and purpose)
  • SDPVS: Protest Requirements
  • SDPVS: Process/Timeline
  • SDPVS: How To Protest
  • SDPVS: Common Issues/Errors to Avoid

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. 
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No refunds for cancellations or no shows.

Duration: Class Hours: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Dates: February 7, 2023 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Lorraine Miller & Heather Hicks, PTAD

Fees: 2023 TAAD District Member; Affiliate/Associate Member: $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Registration Deadline: February 2, 2023

TAAD Talks

PVS - Looking Back Before You Go Forward

Description:

Details coming soon!

 

 

 

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. 
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No refunds for cancellations or no shows.

Duration: Class Hours: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Dates: March 14, 2023 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Mickey Hand

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District; Affiliate/Associate Member: $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Registration Deadline: March 9, 2023

TAAD Talks

Technology Use for Performance, Accuracy, & Customer Service in Appraisal Districts

Description:

Topics Covered (Special attention for small and medium size CADs)

  • CAD Website Content
    • Property Owner Portal, Taxing Unit Portal. Data Portal, Webcast Videos, Customer Chat Feature
  • Protest Customer Flow
    • Queuing System
  • Hardware Usage for Better Customer Service
    • Doing away with centralized printing
  • Customer Service Surveys
  • Stat Boards for Departmental Performance
  • Budget vs. Return on Investment
    • Showing a return on tax dollar expenditures for technology
  • Aerial Imagery Uses
    • Sketch Validation, Change Detection, Pool Detection, Rollback Detection
  • Valuation with Sales Comparison Approach
  • Power BI Uses for Performance Monitoring

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. 
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No refunds for cancellations or no shows.

Duration: Class Hours: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Dates: April 4, 2023 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Alvin Lankford, Williamson CAD

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District; Affiliate/Associate Member : $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Registration Deadline: March 30, 2023

TAAD Talks

88th Legislative Session - Midsession Update

Description:

Update on bills filed and progress toward passage. 

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. 
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No refunds for cancellations or no shows.

Duration: Class Hours: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Dates: May 16, 2023 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Brent South, Hunt CAD

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District; Affiliate/Associate Member: $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Registration Deadline: May 11, 2023

TAAD Talks

Alternate Testing for the PVS

Description:

Details coming soon!

 

 

 

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. 
Cancellation deadline/penalty: No refunds for cancellations or no shows.

Duration: Class Hours: 1:30 to 3:30pm

Dates: September 12, 2023 |

Location: Zoom

Instructor: Casey Bean, Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District; Affiliate/Associate Member: $50 | 2023 Non-member: $100 |

Credits: 2 CEs

Registration Deadline: September 7, 2023

USPAP Refresher

Description:

To provide this training to as many registrants as possible, TAAD is periodically providing it online. The March through December sessions are pre-recorded.  The ZOOM link will be sent the day prior to class.

Class Hours:

  •     AM – 8:30am to Noon
  •     PM – 1:00 to 4:30pm

Dates:

  • Friday, February 10 – AM
  • Wednesday, March 29 – PM
  • Wednesday, May 31 – PM
  • Wednesday, August 23 – PM
  • Wednesday, October 4 – PM
  • Wednesday, December 13 – PM

Must be registered to attend/view. Registration fees must reflect current membership status. This session is pre-recorded.
Cancellation deadline/penalty: Cancellation must be received by TAAD in writing no later than 2 days prior to class, $50 penalty

Duration: Class Hours: AM - 8:30am to Noon; PM - 1:00 to 4:30pm

Dates: February 10, 2023 | March 29, 2023 | May 31, 2023 | August 23, 2023 | October 4, 2023 | December 13, 2023 |

Location for February 10: Zoom

Location for March 29: Zoom

Location for May 31: Zoom

Location for August 23: Zoom

Location for October 4: Zoom

Location for December 13: Zoom

Instructor: Tracey Foster, Esq., Hugh L. Landrum & Associates

Fees: 2023 TAAD Member District: $75 | 2023 TAAD Affiliate/Associate Member: $150 | 2023 Non-member: $225 |

Credits: 3.5 CEs

Registration Deadline: 2 days prior to class, minimum