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‚ÄčThe Minnesota Department of Revenue teaches Professional Assessment Certification and Education (PACE) courses. Accredited Minnesota Assessors (AMAs) and Senior Accredited Minnesota Assessors must complete the PACE course once every four years. 

Note: All AMAs and SAMAs licensed at that level on July 1, 2016, must successfully complete PACE by June 30, 2020

2016-2020 Course Schedule

For the current license cycle, we are dividing the PACE course into two sections over the next two years.  
  • PACE 1: Completed - offered in the summer of 2018  
  • PACE 2: Coming - Summer 2019 (dates and locations TBD) 
 Note: You must complete both PACE 1 and PACE 2 to meet the training requirement for this license cycle. 

Course Information and Fees 

  • You will receive 15 continuing education hours each for PACE 1 and PACE 2 (30 hours total). 
  • The agenda is the same for all sessions.
  • Each session is two days, including an exam.
  • Registration costs $125 per session and includes:
    • 15 hours of class time and exam
    • Educational materials
    • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • You are responsible for your own lodging and meals.
  • We will email information about hotel rooms and rates after you register for a PACE session.  


PACE 2 registration will be announced in the spring of 2019.

You must pre-register for the PACE course. There is a limit of 50 students for each location. If your preferred session is full, please email us and we will put you on a waiting list. We recommend you also register for another session. Each student must register individually; we do not accept group registrations. 

Note:  PACE does not include Ethics for Minnesota Assessors. For details on this course, go to MAAO Educational Offerings.


For questions about the PACE Course, email us at or call 651-556-6104.