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04/03/2023 at 10:00 am
Stephen F. Austin Building, Room 400a
1700 North Congress
Austin, TX 78701

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TREC Education Standards Advisory Committee

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Note: While the written portion of the minutes below are published in agenda order, the items may have been presented in a different order.

Agenda Item 1 Call to order and roll call
ACTION: Chair Cooke called the meeting to order at 10:01 a.m.
Members present: Rick Albers, Kara Bang, Candy Cooke, Mike Crowley, Julie Jackson, Kassie Locke, Kandi Luensmann, Ruben Peña, Charles Porter, Bill Steddum, Byron Underwood, and Kelea Youngblood
Commission liaison(s) present: DeLora Wilkinson; Commissioner Russell joined the meeting at 10:26 a.m.
Commission member(s) present: R. Scott Kesner
Agenda Item 2 Welcome and remarks from Chair
Agenda Item 3 Housekeeping
Agenda Item 4 Discussion and possible action to amend the January 9, 2023, meeting minutes
Agenda Item 5 Public or written comments received on non-agenda items
ACTION: The committee decided by consensus to ask staff to respond to commenter but not to add to next meeting agenda.
Agenda Item 6 Staff report on education enforcement matters
Agenda Item 7 Discussion and possible action regarding 22 TAC §535.64, Content Requirements for Qualifying Real Estate Courses
ACTION: Bill Steddum, seconded by Kandi Luensmann, moved to recommend making acronyms consistent on both forms, for the real estate brokerage form - add financing considerations to managing risk category for 10 minutes and reduce general operation budget from 30 to 20 minutes, and to recommend adoption to the full Commission. The motion was adopted by uanimous vote.
Agenda Item 8 Discussion and possible action regarding 22 TAC §535.55, Education and Sponsorship Requirements for a Sales Agent License, and 22 TAC §535.56, Education and Experience Requirements for a Broker License
ACTION: Bill Steddum, seconded by Kara Bang, moved to recommend adoption to the full Commission. The motion was adopted by unanimous vote.
Agenda Item 9 Update regarding first time pass rate data for two, four, and six years as it relates to course completion dates and discussion and possible action regarding recency of qualifying course completion
Comment: Matt from Aceable
Agenda Item 10 Discussion and possible action regarding revisions related to Principles I and II outlines
ACTION: The committee decided by consensus to direct staff to send out all the pre-licensing course approval forms with instructions to have committee send comments to general counsel by a certain date to be discussed at next meeting. 
Agenda Item 11 Discussion regarding agenda items for next meeting 
No items were requested.
Agenda Item 12 Discussion and possible action regarding future meeting dates
Dates for next meetings: Monday, July 10, 2023, and Monday, October 2, 2023; Alternative dates: Wednesday, July 12, 2023, Thursday, July 13, 2023
Wednesday, October 4, 2023, Thursday, October 5, 2023
ACTION: The next meeting is scheduled for July 10, 2023, at 10:00 a.m.
ACTION: The meeting adjourned at 11:26 a.m.