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Thank you for your interest in our course offerings for listers and assessors. We are confident that these courses will help you develop and refine your assessment skills to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Courses presented by Property Valuation and Review are offered free of charge to municipal officials. Grants are available for municipal officials who must commute 50 miles or more one way and applications must be received before the date of the event(s).

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Upcoming Training

Data Collection **FULL**

This four-day course is intended to teach listers and others the fine art of data collection and property valuation inspection. The course will cover the type of information a data collector will need to generate property value using the MicroSolve CAMA program, as well as providing background information about related systems.

Topics include:

  • grading factors
  • determining quality and condition
  • and the data collector’s role in reappraisal

This course is specifically designed for listers or assessors, appraisers, and mass appraisal firms.

Session Date(s): 

  1. Wednesday, January 25, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  2. Thursday, January 26, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  3. Wednesday, February 15, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  4. Thursday, February 16, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 100 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05602

Instructor(s): Property Valuation and Review (PVR) District Advisor Staff

Prerequisite: Required for the Vermont Property Assessor Level II Certification. All four training sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.

Additional Information: Continental breakfast and a lunch buffet are included. Capitol Plaza overnight accommodations are also available. Please call (802) 223-5252 or (800) 274-5252 to reserve a room. When making a reservation please indicate that you will be attending the Vermont Department of Taxes Training to receive a discounted room rate. Onsite parking is available. A parking voucher for your vehicle will be provided when you arrive.

If you would like to reserve room or live more than fifty (50) miles from the training site (one way), then you may apply for town reimbursement using the Grant Application Request form. The application must be completed and submitted prior to the start of the course for preapproval.

**Registration is closed**

Vermont Property Information Exchange (VTPIE) Geographic Information System (GIS) Portal Training | Multiple Dates Available

Learn how to use the statewide VTPIE GIS Mapping Application. You will learn how to interact with the map including viewing ortho photography, viewing parcels shaded by value, category code, or value change. You will also learn how to search for properties statewide as well as how to export grand list information.


Register for GIS Portal Training

On-Demand Webinars

Watch recorded webinars and Q&A sessions