Overland Park, Kansas. – Michael Gooch of Lexington, KY has completed courses to receive the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Education Institute’s Certified Estate Specialist (CES) designation.
The CES program educates auctioneers on how to best handle the settling of estates; as well as how to be a facilitator with family members and lawyers when an estate is settled. The CES designation requires completion of 21 hours of instruction and a written examination.
In addition to the CES designation, the NAA’s Education Institute offers designation for Accredited Auction Real Estate (AARE), Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS), Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA), as well as various certificate programs.
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With more than 4,000 members from throughout the world, the National Auctioneers Association is the largest organization of its kind dedicated to promoting the auction method of marketing and competitive bidding industry. The organization was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.