Oregon Real Estate and Escrow Activities
Qualifications of continuing education instructors; rules
A person must have one of the following qualifications to teach a real estate continuing education course that is eligible for credit required under ORS 696.174 (License renewal):
A bachelors degree and two years of experience working in a field related to the topic of the course;
Six years of experience working in a field related to the topic of the course;
A total of six years of any combination of college-level coursework and experience working in a field related to the topic of the course;
A designation by a professional real estate organization as determined by rule of the Real Estate Agency and two years of college-level coursework;
A designation by an association of real estate educators of competency as an instructor; or
Certification or approval in good standing as a real estate instructor for the same or a similar course topic in any other state or jurisdiction.
Notwithstanding subsection (1) of this section, a person may not teach a real estate continuing education course if the person:
Has had a professional or occupational license related to the topic of the course revoked for disciplinary reasons, or has a professional or occupational license related to the topic of the course that is currently suspended for disciplinary reasons; or
Has been determined by a state court or an administrative law judge to have violated any statute, rule, regulation or order pertaining to real estate activity in this or any other state in the preceding five years.
Before a person teaches a course for a real estate continuing education provider, the continuing education provider shall require the person to sign a form in which the person attests to:
Meeting one of the qualifications described in subsection (1) of this section; and
Not being disqualified from teaching a course for reasons described in subsection (2) of this section.
The agency, with the advice of real estate professionals and educators, shall prescribe by rule the content of the form described in subsection (3) of this section. [2009 c.502 §6; 2013 c.145 §12]Note: See note under 696.182 (Continuing education).