The American Society of Appraisers and Purchase College SUNY Present 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp

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June 4-18, 2012, Purchase College, State University of New York and the American Society of Appraisers will offer its 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp designed for those interested in developing the skills necessary to build or further their career in the appraisal of personal property.

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and Purchase College, State University of New York are proudly offering 2012 Summer Appraisal Camp, June 4-18, 2012 at Purchase College, nestled in the rolling hills of New York. Located on a stunning campus above New York City, Summer Appraisal Camp is an accelerated, intense two-week program of appraiser education designed to give you all the essential valuation skills needed to be an appraiser of personal property.

Summer Appraisal Camp offers the four required courses taught through lectures, optional field trips, hands on exercises, and the use of the College's Neuberger Museum of Art, among the 10 largest university museums in the country. At Summer Appraisal Camp you will learn theory and its application and skills necessary to value and evaluate a wide range of items with assurance and competence.

This rigorous program contains all courses that ASA designated appraisers must complete, making them the most qualified in the profession for appraisal assignments. Assignments include insurance coverage, damage and loss claims, estates and estate planning, non-cash charitable contributions, division of property, and sale and purchase of property.

All courses are taught by experienced instructors who are Accredited Senior Appraisers. The courses in the program fill the education qualification towards membership and accreditation in ASA. Take courses individually or earn your Appraisal Studies Certificate from SUNY Purchase by completing the university requirements. Students who successfully complete four required courses are awarded an Appraisal Studies Certificate by Purchase College and, complete the 120 education hour requirement of The Appraisal Foundation. Accredited appraisers taking the courses earn continuing education hours toward reaccreditation.

The Intensive Principles of Value Program (Appraisal Studies Certificate)
June 4-7            PP/GJ 201 - Personal Property Valuation Methodology - Introduction
June 8-10    PP/GJ 202 - Personal Property Valuation Methodology - Research and Analysis
June 11-14    PP/GJ 203 - Personal Property Valuation - Report Writing
June 15-18    PP/GJ 204 - Personal Property Valuation - The Legal & Commercial Environment

There is a 10% tuition discount for individuals registering for all four courses.

To learn more about Summer Appraisal Camp and to register, please visit or contact Kelly Jackson in Continuing education at SUNY Purchase at kelly(dot)jackson(at)purchase(dot)edu. For more information about ASA, visit

About the American Society of Appraisers
The American Society of Appraisers is an international organization of appraisal professionals and others dedicated to the education, development and growth of the appraisal profession. More than 2,000 of its 5,000 members are business valuation appraisers. ASA is the oldest and only major organization representing ALL disciplines of appraisal specialists, originating in 1936 and incorporating in 1952. ASA’s headquarters is in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. To find an accredited appraiser near you, visit or call (800) 272-8258.


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