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Educational Achievement Award

Purpose: The purpose of the CORE Association of REALTORS® Educational Achievement Award is to recognize and reward Association members who seek excellence through education and who have great involvement and participation in industry-specific learning and development programs, based on their total number of approved for credit courses, certifications, classes, seminars and business related programs taken during the previous calendar year.

Eligibility: The Award is designed for primary members of the Association. Credits are awarded for professional education and specific REALTOR® or business related activity that ultimately results in superior service to clients and fellow REALTORS®.

Qualifications: The course/event qualification period is from Jan 1st through Dec 31st.

Awards: A total of five award levels are available: Platinum (120 credits), Gold (90 credits), Silver (60 credits) and Bronze (30 credits).

Approved Courses/Items:

  •  All courses or seminars offered by or through MCAR/HSAR
  • All courses or seminars offered by or through Local, State and National Realtor Associations and their affiliates
  • A New Jersey or adjoining State approved Brokers Course
  • Appraisal courses such as offered by AIREA, IFA, and SREA, etc.
  • Attendance at a seminar or course on a real estate topic, offered by a regional or nationally known speaker at the discretion of the committee.
  • Any college credit real estate related course.

Credit for other business related courses will be at the discretion of the committee.

Courses that do not count:
75 hour New Jersey approved salesperson’s licensing course
Mandatory in-house training programs

Documentation Required

  • Courses and documentation must be listed in order and the documentation must be submitted in the same order. EXCEL SPREAD SHEET PROVIDED MUST BE USED
  • Registration documentation and receipts are required for all courses taken (MCAR/HSAR may provide docs for courses taken at the association if no docs were distributed).
  • PSI print out and separate course registration with complete credit /description details must accompany any application with CE classes listed
  • All in person classes taken in an applicant’s own office(s) must have documentation with managers or admins signature (at the committee’s discretion) OR a registration form/receipt
  • Badge, badge holder and receipt required to obtain credit for Triple play attendance

Receipts for any RPAC contributions

How to Determine Credits: Credits are accumulated as follows:

One (1) credit for every 1 hour of Approved class time taken or instructed (attach appropriate documentation)
Two (2) credits for every 1 hour of MCAR/HSAR sponsored class time, seminar or approved event
One (1) credit for attendance at the annual Association Trade Show
One (1) credit for every MCAR/HSAR committee participation (up to 3 max)

Bonus Credits: Awarded in addition to any credits earned:

  • Registration and proof of attendance at NAR or NAR convention equals 10 bonus points.
  • Registration and proof of attendance at a Real Estate related Business Seminar, Conference or
    Convention equals 5 bonus points.
  • Attendance at NAR legislative meetings in Washington DC equals 10 bonus credits.
  • Upon attaining an approved NAR designation receive 20 bonus points.
  • Upon attaining a committee approved certification receive 10 bonus points.
  • 10 bonus points awarded for proof of 12 or more technology courses
  • A $100 or more contribution to RPAC equals 5 bonus credits.
    A $250 or more contribution to RPAC equals 10 bonus credits.
    A $350 or more contribution to RPAC equals 15 bonus credits.Recognition: Awards will be presented at the Annual Circle of Excellence Breakfast for the previous year. Recipients will receive a special Certificate. A press release will be sent out to the community announcing the awards along with an announcement in the member e-update. The winners will also be able to use the logo in all advertising (same advertising rules as COE apply).