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Board of Assessment Review training

The educational materials provided below are intended to assist in the administration of training local Board of Assessment Review (BAR) members. The course has been developed to provide information pertinent to the role of a BAR member. Materials include information on the assessment process as well as detailed information on the Grievance Day process and requirements.

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  • BAR Certificate of Attendance

  • BAR Video Training: The video runs for 2 hours and 52 minutes. County directors have the option to use this video for their BAR training. (Note: The video is hosted on YouTube, but is not available to the general public. You must use the link to access the video.)
  • BAR Training Schedule: We make this schedule available to assist BAR members who are unable to attend the training in your county. Training dates are subject to change without notice. We recommend that BAR members confirm the dates, times and location of any training session with the county contact prior to attending a session.