Protecting the public interest in regulated real estate transactions

Excellence in Education Award

The Education Council’s “Excellence in Education Award” is designed to highlight instructor excellence in teaching. In determining a recipient, the Education Council and Commission follow these general guidelines:

1. willingness to help others
2. course evaluations/regard of the instructor by former students
3. number & nature of professional complaints about the instructor
4. innovation in teaching techniques & course development
5. participation in course development
6. willingness to learn/coachable/teachable
7. professional teaching designations earned
8. involvement in state/national teaching-educational organizations (i.e. IDS, REEA)
9. up-to-date on current teaching method/andragogy
10. what they've contributed to real estate education in Idaho
11. mastery & effectively utilization of GAPE (REEA’s Generally Accepted Principles of Education) in the classroom (Knowledge, Andragogy, Speech, Teaching Aids, Learning Environment)

Previous Award recipients:


Mike Gamblin, Idaho Real Estate School


Corinne Janstrom, Pioneer Real Estate School in Boise


Arlis Travis, Keller Williams Realty - Boise in Boise


Jillora Randall , Idaho Association of REALTORS® Institute Director in Boise


Gene Galloway, Retired Real Estate Education Council member & Real Estate Instructor in Pocatello


Jeri Pyeatt, Retired IREC Executive Director & Past IREC Education Director in Boise


R. Gail Heist, Academy of Real Estate Careers in Boise


M. Joan Brawley; Brawley Realty, Inc. in Twin Falls


J. Dee May; May, Sudweeks, & Browning, LLP in Twin Falls


Chuck Byers, Pioneer Real Estate School in Boise


Maurice Clifton, ERA West Wind in Boise