GIT Georgia Instructor Training

06 Apr

Livestream - GIT Georgia Instructor Training

Livestream - GIT Georgia Instructor Training

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 (9:00 AM) to Wednesday, April 7, 2021 (4:45 PM)
12 RE / 7 Appraisal CE Hours
Virtual Class via Livestream Livestream / Virtual Class

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This class is by LIVESTREAM (video-conference) only. PLEASE NOTE: Registrations after noon on the business day before the date of the class may not receive the ZOOM information and student materials necessary to participate. If this occurs, contact GREEA@garealtor.com for the Zoom information for this class.

Requirements for participating in a virtual class:


  1. Your device must have a video webcam, microphone, and speakers. (You are required to enable video so that we can monitor attendance.)
  2. You need to set up a free Zoom account (https://zoom.us/) prior to the class. (Your free 40-minute account will allow you easy access to our ZOOM Classroom account.)
  3. You are expected to attend the entire class session (except during breaks) just as if you were sitting in a classroom.
  4. After the class, you will be emailed electronic affidavit and class evaluation links. To receive CE credit, you must complete both.

A link to participate in the class and student materials will be sent to registered students the business day before the class.

Class Description
The Georgia Instructor Training (GIT) is a program designed specifically for Georgia Prelicense Instructors. The 2-day training is offered by the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC) to comply with Rule 520-3-.04(1). Prelicense Instructors are required to attend the GIT prior to being approved by GREC as a prelicense instructor.

The GIT is approved for 12 real estate CE credit & 7 appraisal CE credit.

For the course description, go to http://www.annualschoolmeeting.com/grecgit/what-is-the-git-program/

All students will be required to conduct a 7- to 10-minute prelicense presentation on a real estate-related topic on day 2 of the course. This presentation will be developed during the course and should not be prepared in advance. Tuition includes all texts, materials and lunch.

For specific details about who needs to obtain an Instructor License and on becoming a Pre-License Instructor:

-  Go to the GREC website (click here - https://grec.state.ga.us/)
-  Under the "Obtaining A License" tab, select "Instructors" and then the type of instructor license.
Click here (http://www.annualschoolmeeting.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/InstructorWorksheet.xlsx - link will work if you use the right mouse click and select to open in a new tab) for the Georgia Real Estate Commission / Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board (GREC / GREAB) worksheet to assess your Pre-License Instructor eligibility. 

GREC contact information: https://grec.state.ga.us/about/contact-us/.

Questions: GREEA@garealtor.com or call 678-597-4135.

Class format (In-Classroom or Livestream) is a decision of the Class Sponsor and not GAR.

Virtual Class via Livestream
Virtual Class via Livestream
This class is by LIVESTREAM (video-conference) only.
Please see the Requirements for participating in the Description tab of this class posting.

Map & Directions

Frank Mears
Frank Mears knows sales. He began his sales career in 1966 as a debit agent with one of America’s largest life and health insurance companies. From there he moved into newspaper advertising sales and then entertainment booking before entering the real estate profession as a sales associate in 1977. Frank obtained his broker license in 1984 and has sold real estate in Georgia, South Carolina and California.

A nationally recognized speaker on agency, negotiations, and sales skills, Frank delivers over 200 presentations a year in the US and Canada and has trained thousands of sales associates from coast to coast.

Frank is also certified to teach nationally accredited ABR, PMN, SFR, SRES, SRS, GREEN courses, and is an approved GRI instructor in Georgia and South Carolina. Frank was awarded the distinguished Partners in Education 2002 “Instructor of the Year” by the Georgia REALTORS® and is a 2005 inductee into the Real Estate Buyers Agency Hall of Fame. Frank has earned the "Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)" designation conferred by the National Speakers Association (NSA) and the International Federation of Professional Speakers (IFPS). 

Serena Henry
Serena Henry has over 12 years of experience in the real estate industry. She is the managing broker for Atlanta Communities–InTown. Before that, she was an Associate Broker, who continuously produced top results.

Beyond the closing table, Ms. Henry was, and continues to be, deeply immersed in the legislative aspect of real estate. She is an active of member of the Atlanta REALTORS Association (ARA), Women’s Council of REALTORS (WCR) and Georgia REALTORS (GAR). The ARA presented her with the Five Star Circle of Excellence Award in 2010 and the Captain of Industry Award in 2015. Ms. Henry became President of the Women’s Council of REALTORS-Atlanta in 2011. Women's Council of REALTORS is a nearly 80-year-old national organization that empowers women to become leaders in the real estate community.) WCR-Atlanta's membership doubled during her term. In recognition of her many accomplishments, the Chapter received the 2011 WCR-State of Georgia Membership Retention Award and the 2011 National Women's Council of REALTORS Gold Award, the highest honor bestowed upon an individual Chapter for its leadership and governance.

Ms. Henry has served as GAR's Alternate Federal Political Coordinator for Congressman John Lewis; has been a member of the Professional Development Committee which serves the State of Georgia; is a Real Estate Instructor; and has served as a Director of the Georgia Real Estate Educator's Association. Government involvement is not new to her. While she was Chief of Staff for Atlanta City Council, Post 1 At-Large, she worked diligently to support all Council member constituent initiatives.

Cancellations for the GIT Program can be made up to five (5) business days before the class begins (March 29, 2021). No refunds after that date.

Transfers can be made five (5) business days prior to the class start date and must be made in writing. Students may transfer to the next scheduled GIT at no charge. Students will only be eligible for one free transfer. The ability to transfer has a one-year expiration date. After the one-year expiration date, the student will need to re-register and pay the full price for the course.

To cancel your registration, click here:

1. Log in
2. Go to "Events" and select "My Classes"
4. Select the specific class "Details" button
5. Select the "Cancel" button and follow the prompts.