Teaching at the Real Estate Board of New York

Thank you for interest in teaching at the Real Estate Board of New York. We are grateful for the expertise of our member community in ensuring we deliver relevant and timely content to our members that ensures their continual growth as professionals at every stage of their career.

REBNY instructors and guest lecturers represent the best of New York Real Estate and we look forward to you joining this esteemed community.

There are two types of teaching opportunities at REBNY. Each has different requirements and expectations.

1)     Continuing Education Instructors teach segments or entire continuing education courses for real estate salespersons, brokers, and managers who are renewing or obtaining their license.

Continuing Education Requirements:

  • Must be certified by the New York Department of State at one of the following levels:
    • Certified instructor with the NY Department of State
      • Must achieve 100 points in the scale outlined in the application
      • Must submit a resume as evidence of your claims of experience
      • Must sign a child support statement
    • Certified technical instructor with the NY Department of State
      • Must submit a resume which certifies at least (3) years of experience in the subject matter presented in the course
      • Must sign a child support statement
  • Must be an active real estate (or allied) professional
  • Must be approved by the REBNY Education Department to ensure your experience and qualifications match our need for instructors and topics

 

2)     Non-Credit Professional Development Instructors support the professional growth of real estate professionals at any stage of their career as a guest lecturer or a panelist.

  • Must be an active real estate (or allied) professional
  • Must be approved by the REBNY Education Department to ensure your experience and qualifications satisfy our need for instructors and topics

 

Steps to Becoming a REBNY Instructor

STEP ONE:

To solidify your interest, please complete this REBNY Instructor Interest Form which asks you to submit the following documents:

  • Your updated resume
  • If you are interested in teaching Continuing Education, be sure to also submit the appropriate NY Department of State application (Instructor or Technical Instructor). If you are selected for a teaching opportunity, REBNY will pay the $25 fee and submit to the Department of State on your behalf. Once the Department of State has approved your application, you are covered for life.

 

STEP TWO:

REBNY will review your Interest Form and will balance your experience and qualifications with our current need for instructors and topics. REBNY will contact you within 10-15 days of your completed application to let you know if we:

  • Will be offering you an upcoming opportunity to teach
  • Will keep your application on file
  • Need more information from you

 

STEP THREE:

If selected to teach, REBNY will set a quick call to talk through expectations, share any previous content or materials, and ensure you have all you need to get started.