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​The 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: Summer 2019 - dates and locations below
 Note: You must complete both PACE 1 and PACE 2 to meet the training requirement for this license cycle. 

PACE 2 Sessions (2019)

​2019 Dates




​June 24 - 25

​Hampton Inn & Suites - 1019 Paul Bunyan Dr S, Bemidji 56601

​Beltrami ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

July 15 - 16

​Crow Wing County Land Services Department - 322 Laurel St, Brainerd 56401

​Crow Wing ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

​July 29 - 30 FULL

​Anoka County Sherrifs Building - 13301 Hanson Blvd, Andover 55304 FULL

​Anoka ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

​August 5 - 6 FULL

​Maple Grove Gov't Center - 12800 Arbor Lakes Pkwy, Maple Grove  Full

​Hennepin​ ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

​August 26 - 27

​Holiday Inn - 2365 43rd St NW, Owatonna 55060

​Steele ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

​September 9 - 10

​Scott County Law Enforcement Center - 301 Fuller St S, Shakopee 55379

​Scott ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

​September 16 - 17

​WIllmar Conference Center - 240 23rd St SE - Willmar 56201

​Kandiyohi ​8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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.
  • Registration fee: $125.00. You must pay with a check or money order.
  • Registration fee includes:
    • 15 hours of class time
    • Educational materials
    • Morning and afternoon food and beverages
  • You are responsible for your own lodging and meals. 
  • More information regarding hotel reservations, payment information, and course information will be sent to each registrant. Be sure the email you provide in the registration form is accurate.


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. 

Step 1: Register here for a PACE session. You will receive a confirmation email with payment information.

Step 2: Pay the registration fee. You must pay by check or money order, no later than 30 days before the scheduled course date.

Step 3: Watch for additional information regarding the course including hotel reservations, agenda, and much more.  

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 Jessi at or call 651-556-6104.