The Appraisal Institute conducts a mandatory program of continuing education for its designated members. MAI's and RM's who meet the minimum standards of this program are awarded periodic educational certification. Philip E. Paulk, MAI is currently under this program through December 31, 2017.

A Certificate of Completion for the Valuation of Conservation Easements Certificate Program, as offered by the American Society of Appraisers, the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and the Appraisal Institute and endorsed by the Land Trust Alliance. This certificate indicates that I have completed the Valuation of Conservation Easements educational requirements and passed the examination. January 14-18, 2008 Tallahassee, Florida.


  Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with a major in Finance from Auburn University-1974
  (MAP) Multifamily Accelerated Processing-Hartford Connecticut-June 2003
  (MAP) Valuation Training for Third Party Appraisers-Jacksonville-Sept. 2012
  Completed Real Estate Courses under the direction of the Appraisal Institute:
     Course I-A-Basic Appraisal Principles, Methods and Techniques
    Course I-B-Capitalization Theory and Techniques
    Course II-Case Studies in Real Estate Valuation
    Course IV-Eminent Domain Valuation 
    Course VI-Investment Analysis-Chicago-Illinois-1977
    Course 101-Introduction to Appraising Real Property-University of Georgia-1983
    Course 201-Principles of Income Property Appraising Standards of Professional Practice
    R-2-Narrative Report Writing
    Principles of Income Property Appraising-Arizona State University-1983
    Litigation Valuation-Indiana University-1979
    Urban Properties-Oklahoma
    Standards of Professional Practice-Appraisal Institute, Georgia Chapter-1987
    Standards of Professional Practice, Part A & B, Cobb County-1994
     Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions-March 2004
     Appraising Environmentally Contaminated Properties-January 2006
    Appraising Mississippi Forestland and Timber, February 2006
        Forcecasting Revenue, June 2007
    A Professional's Guide to Conservation Easement Appraisals-July 2007
    Land Conservation & Financial Strategies for Professionals & Landowners: Advanced Seminar 
  Review Theory General-2017