Registrar’s Education Advisory Committee
The Education Advisory Committee is appointed by the Registrar, Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA 2002), to provide advice and guidance on matters relating to Registration Education and Continuing Education (CE) program and requirements pursuant to Ontario Regulation 579/05 Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (O. Reg. 579/05, Sec 1 – 5).
Chair & Membership
The Registrar will appoint a member as the Chair of the Committee. The Committee will comprise at least five members, at least two of whom will be members of, and appointed by, the RECO Board of Directors.
Joseph Richer, Registrar
Lisa Key, Director, Education
Pina Apolito-Santos, Education Administrator
Duties, Functions or Responsibilities
To review the requirements for education to obtain salesperson or broker registration under REBBA 2002, and make recommendations to the Registrar for amendments as required from time to time
To review the mandatory continuing education (MCE) educational requirements to maintain broker or salesperson registration under REBBA 2002 and make recommendations to the Registrar for amendments as required from time to time
To provide support in identifying subject matter expertise in the development of new CE courses
To provide recommendations on registration and/or CE education RELA
Meetings and Time Commitment
The Committee is anticipated to meet approximately six (6) times per year, or as required, to discuss education related matters. Committee members are expected to review documentation and information in preparation for meetings, as required. Review preparation time required for each meeting may vary depending on the matters being discussed. The Committee may meet either face-to-face or by conference call.
Staff Contact and Budget
The staff contact for the Committee is the Manager, Regulatory Learning & Professional Development; the Education Administrator provides support. The budget for the Committee is established annually by the Registrar, in keeping with RECO policies. No expenditures or commitments against that budget may be made without the authorization of the Registrar and must be made in keeping with RECO policies.