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The Educational Services unit at the Office of Real Property Tax Services administers the New York State Assessment Certification Program for: County Directors, Assessors, Real Property Appraisers, and Candidates for Assessor. Assessment training is also available and encouraged for county and local assessment staff.

Training Spotlight 



Certification requirements


Assessors and County Directors may be eligible for
reimbursement for completing required training components.

Continuing education

Training advisory group

The Training Advisory Group is made up of Assessors, County Directors,
ORPTS staff, and 'at-large members' who provide advice for the development
and delivery of training programs for the assessment community.