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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 08:30 AM 
Industry Math
A New curriculum authored by NAA, this half day workshop is an excellent opportunity to sharpen your mathematical skills in preparation for attending any of the credential programs. From calculating percentages, to converting fractions (remember those?) to understanding averages and more, this is your chance to "go back to school" in a relaxed and low-stakes environment. Learn how various mathematical calculations influence operations and get introduced to the more advanced concepts you'll need to know to advance in your industry career.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:30 AM 
(Clute/Lake Jackson) Area Council Meeting
Join HAA for a FREE lunch, and a chance to network with local apartment managers in your area. We will have Mike Wilson, Director of Economic Development for the Port of Freeport give us an update on the Port as well as Andy Teas provide an Legislative update about this year's Legislative session.

Bring your questions, get answers!

Join us for a great program and a chance to win some door prizes!

No Suppliers Please

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 08:00 AM 
Maintenance Mania
A hands-on competition event dedicated to the celebration of HAA's maintenance and service professionals. From faucet repair to ceiling fan replacement, come cheer on your favorite Mainteance Tech as HAA competes against the Region for a chance to send a representative to the National Competition in Atlanta. Spectators may attend beginnng at 9:30am.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 08:30 AM 
APPLE: Leadership - Session I


Friday, March 31, 2017 07:30 AM 
IROC Breakfast - March
The Independent Rental Owners' Connection (IROC) offers customized education and networking programs just for you!

This month's topic: "I Can't Compete with THAT! Yes, You Can!" If you are an Independent Rental Owner facing competition from new construction in the area, or if you are just looking for ways to improve your property, this session is for you! While the new communities offer lots of glitz and glam, there are ways to compete! We will talk about how to help prospective residents understand that your property is the better choice when making comparisons. If you are considering property improvements, we will discuss the various upgrades that make an impact. We will also talk about costs and the return on investment so that you can decide what makes sense. Attendees will walk away with a worksheet to help understand the costs involved, and which upgrades make the best impression on prospective residents.


Tuesday, April 04, 2017 10:00 AM 
Blood Drive
Please help us provide life saving blood by donating. One unit of donated blood can save up to three lives. Please contact Susan at shinkley@haaonline.org for more information

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAM: Marketing


Thursday, April 06, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAM: Property Maintenance


Friday, April 07, 2017 11:30 AM 
2017 Volleyball Tournament
Bump... Set... Spike! Don't miss this annual event... grab your coworkers, form your team, and get ready for your chance to be crowned the 2017 HAA Volleyball Champs!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program covers topics including:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 11:30 AM 
(Pasadena) Area Council Meeting
Join HAA for a FREE lunch, and a chance to network with local apartment managers in your area.

Bring your questions, get answers!

Join us for a great program and a chance to win some door prizes!

No Suppliers Please

Thursday, April 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
Supplier Education Program - FREE
FREE Education program for Supplier members sponsored by the Product Service Council. Learn from this group of volunteers how to make the most of your membership. For more information email Susan at shinkley@haaonline.org or call 713-595-0313

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAS: Legal
A comprehensive guide to this ever-changing topic, discussions include fair housing laws and regulations, including two case studies; familial status review, occupancy standards, disability provisions, fair housing marketing and advertising, as well as federally assisted housing and Section 8 regulations.



Wednesday, April 19, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAM: Legal


Thursday, April 20, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAM: Risk Management


Thursday, April 20, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAS: Risk Management
Learn to prevent avoidable accidents and assess risk in advance. Areas of study include: minimizing risks to residents, including crime prevention and environmental hazards; minimizing risk to staff, how to effectively handle an emergency, and liability and insurance.



Thursday, April 20, 2017 03:30 PM 
Go Getters Meeting
3:30 pm - Active Go Getter Meeting (Go-Getters only) 4:00 - 5:30 pm - New/Prospective Member Happy Hour Join the Go-Getters and help strengthen your association with new members and new involvement. Visit the Go-Getters Corner at www.haaonline.org/gogetters for tips and tools for recruiting.

Friday, April 21, 2017 11:30 AM 
It's the Law Luncheon
Join HAA's Legal Counsel, Howard Bookstaff, for lunch and a legal discussion in a casual environment allowing for questions and answers. Topic: TBD

Monday, April 24, 2017 04:00 PM 
Community Career Night
Exhibit at Community Career Night and help grow the talent pool of future multifamily professionals. Exhibit space is only $250; all proceeds go towards Education Grants which helps fund the pursuit of credentials for those in need of financial assistance.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 08:30 AM 
The Woodlands Fair Housing Seminar

Join Howard Bookstaff for a refresher course in Fair Housing!

How should you deal with service animal requests? Criminal background screenings? What do you do when you receive a complaint? Fair Housing is changing and you need to be p to speed. We are coming to your area for this refresher course.

Topics Include:

  • Anatomy of a Fair Housing Complaint: Navigating through the Fair Housing process.
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Taming Assistant Animal Issues.
  • Too Much Stuff! Dealing with the hoarder.
  • Responding to Requests for Accommodation and Modification.
  • Discriminating against criminals-Is that wrong?
  • Protecting children - How can that be wrong?
  • What's on the horizon?

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Program from 9 a.m. - Noon

Cost: Pre-register: $65; At Door: $75

Deadline for registrations is Friday, March 17th



Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:30 AM 
Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

Topic:

Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


Wednesday, May 03, 2017 08:30 AM 
Certified Pool Operator - in Spanish (2 days)
This course is conducted in Spanish. Successful completion of this Two-day course will result in a five year certification from NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation) and ensures pool chemicals are being used properly and when appropriate. We will dispel the myths in pool care and tremendously reduce chemical expenses and extend the life of your pool. This is recommended for anyone working with pools as well as Property Managers so they are up-to-date regarding local codes and can reduce risk and liability.

The course fee of $299 per person includes textbook, exam fees, and meals for both days



Wednesday, May 03, 2017 08:30 AM 
CAM: Human Resources


Tuesday, May 09, 2017 08:30 AM 
HVAC Certification Prep Course & Exam (2 days)
A two-day Class featuring prep material to pass the Federal EPA 608 exam, which has four sections, including Core, Type I, Type II and Type III. Associates can pass any or all of the sections, and a passing score achieved on all four sections earns a universal certification, required by law for anyone who works on HVAC systems.

Course Fee: $299 (includes textbook, exam fee and lunch for two days)


Friday, May 12, 2017 09:00 AM 
All-Stars Sports Challenge
The event proceeds will benefit the Houston area Red Cross. Each team consists of three men and three women with an option of one male and one female alternate. Each team will compete in six events. The top three teams will be awarded medals after the competition. Please contact Susan at 713-595-0313 or Email at shinkley@haaonline.org for more information.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 08:30 AM 
Lake Jackson Fair Housing Seminar

Join Howard Bookstaff for a refresher course in Fair Housing!

How should you deal with service animal requests? Criminal background screenings? What do you do when you receive a complaint? Fair Housing is changing and you need to be p to speed. We are coming to your area for this refresher course.

Topics Include:

  • Anatomy of a Fair Housing Complaint: Navigating through the Fair Housing process.
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Taming Assistant Animal Issues.
  • Too Much Stuff! Dealing with the hoarder.
  • Responding to Requests for Accommodation and Modification.
  • Discriminating against criminals-Is that wrong?
  • Protecting children - How can that be wrong?
  • What's on the horizon?

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Program from 9 a.m. - Noon

Cost: Pre-register: $65; At Door: $75

Deadline for registrations is Friday, March 17th



Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:30 AM 
Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

Topic:

Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


Wednesday, May 24, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program includes topics covering:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 08:30 AM 
Industry Math


Monday, June 05, 2017 10:00 AM 
CAS: Supplier Success
Class participants will learn the economic impact of the multi-family housing industry along with the understanding the types of ownership, management and financing. Learn how to identify decision makers and how to utilize resources, timing and opportunities to boost your success.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 08:30 AM 
Baytown Fair Housing Seminar

Join Howard Bookstaff for a refresher course in Fair Housing!

How should you deal with service animal requests? Criminal background screenings? What do you do when you receive a complaint? Fair Housing is changing and you need to be p to speed. We are coming to your area for this refresher course.

Topics Include:

  • Anatomy of a Fair Housing Complaint: Navigating through the Fair Housing process.
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Taming Assistant Animal Issues.
  • Too Much Stuff! Dealing with the hoarder.
  • Responding to Requests for Accommodation and Modification.
  • Discriminating against criminals-Is that wrong?
  • Protecting children - How can that be wrong?
  • What's on the horizon?

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Program from 9 a.m. - Noon

Cost: Pre-register: $65; At Door: $75

Deadline for registrations is Friday, March 17th



Wednesday, June 07, 2017 08:30 AM 
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Thursday, June 08, 2017 11:30 AM 
Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

Topic:

Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


Tuesday, June 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program also includes TAA lease paperwork curriculum. Topics covered include:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 08:30 AM 
Certified Pool Operator Course (2 days)
Successful completion of this Two-day course will result in a five year certification from NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation) and ensures pool chemicals are being used properly and when appropriate. We will dispel the myths in pool care and tremendously reduce chemical expenses and extend the life of your pool. This is recommended for anyone working with pools as well as Property Managers so they are up-to-date regarding local codes and can reduce risk and liability.

The course fee of $299 per person includes textbook, exam fees, and meals for both days



Wednesday, June 28, 2017 08:30 AM 
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Friday, June 30, 2017 11:30 AM 
ACES June Luncheon
Please note that this program is open only to executives in property management (Owners, Presidents, Regionals, Supervisors, Marketing/Training Directors, etc.). Eligible attendees to ACES luncheons are permitted to invite any of their staff to the programs, provided the registration also includes at least one person at the Supervisor level or above.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program covers topics ncluding:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 08:30 AM 
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 03:30 PM 
Go Getters Meeting
3:30 pm - Active Go Getter Meeting (Go-Getters only) 4:00 - 5:30 pm - New/Prospective Member Happy Hour Join the Go-Getters and help strengthen your association with new members and new involvement. Visit the Go-Getters Corner at www.haaonline.org/gogetters for tips and tools for recruiting.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 08:30 AM 
Extreme CAM Course
A super-charged and accelerated six-day format, EXTREME CAM is designed for those experienced managers hoping to attain the CAM designation in a shorter duration, with less time away from the property.

Scheduled for July 20th - 22nd and July 27th - July 29th, (six days) classes will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.)



Wednesday, August 02, 2017 08:30 AM 
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program covers topics including:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 08:30 AM 
Industry Math


Friday, August 25, 2017 11:30 AM 
Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

Topic:

Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


Wednesday, September 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
Richmond/Rosenberg Fair Housing Seminar

Join Howard Bookstaff for a refresher course in Fair Housing!

How should you deal with service animal requests? Criminal background screenings? What do you do when you receive a complaint? Fair Housing is changing and you need to be p to speed. We are coming to your area for this refresher course.

Topics Include:

  • Anatomy of a Fair Housing Complaint: Navigating through the Fair Housing process.
  • Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Taming Assistant Animal Issues.
  • Too Much Stuff! Dealing with the hoarder.
  • Responding to Requests for Accommodation and Modification.
  • Discriminating against criminals-Is that wrong?
  • Protecting children - How can that be wrong?
  • What's on the horizon?

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Program from 9 a.m. - Noon

Cost: Pre-register: $65; At Door: $75

Deadline for registrations is Friday, March 17th



Tuesday, September 19, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program with topics covered include:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:30 AM 
Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

Topic:

Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


Monday, November 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
Extreme CAM (Five Days)
A super-charged and accelerated five-day format, EXTREME CAM is designed for those experienced managers hoping to attain the CAM designation in a shorter duration, with less time away from the property.

Scheduled for November 13th -17th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Exams are held in December.

Due to shipping constraints, registrations received within one week of the course cannot be guaranteed course materials at the time of class

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 - (Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program topics includes:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

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