From hands-on workshops to behind-the-scenes tours, from state-approved continuing ed to specialized courses, PAM delivers unique and unparalleled preservation-based education. Discover all of our education offerings below.
REHAB LAB: REPAIRING OLD WINDOWS
In this one-of-a-kind workshop, historic window specialist Greg Rosenow leads you through the repair and restoration of old wood windows at a 1921 home in the Como neighborhood of Minneapolis. You’ll learn the anatomy of a window, how to remove and assess sashes, and various preservation and weatherization methods. Our workshop is hands-on! You’ll get plenty of practice repairing the home’s windows. Tasks include paint stripping, glazing, weatherstripping, and reinstalling the sash. An absolute don’t-miss for anyone who cares for old houses and buildings, this class is presented by Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. Lunch will be provided.
July 21st, 9:00am-2:00pm
1001 24th Ave SE, Minneapolis
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OLD HOME CERTIFIED DESIGNATION COURSE – 12 CE CREDITS
This two-day course is team-taught and covers a range of topics, from area architectural styles to finding old home resources to the origins of Twin Cities’ housing and neighborhoods. From social influences on development to marketing and more, you’ll get a 360-degree understanding of our local built environment. Enrich and leverage your knowledge of old homes and dig deep to discover why they matter to your clients, your business, and your community. This course is worth 12 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors® but is open to all.
INSPECTOR INSIGHTS – 2.5 CE CREDITS
Area home inspector Reuben Saltzman delivers a roof-to-cellar overview of the elements that comprise a house, and addresses common issues those elements may present to an inspector and a homeowner. From chimneys, roofs and porches, down to electrical, plumbing and foundation, this unique class offers a new understanding of vintage homes and their parts. This class is worth 2.5 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors® but is open to all.
HOT DAM: ELECTRICAL & ICE DAM ISSUES – 2 CE CREDITS
Get an overview of two frequently seen (and asked about) homeowner concerns: Ice dams and electrical. Designed to help inform real estate agents about ice dam causes, prevention and removal, this fast-paced class also addresses electrical issues frequently flagged on inspection reports, including circuit breakers, knob & tube wiring, and GRI devices. This class is worth 2 CE credits to licensed Minnesota Realtors® but is open to all.
MAIN STREET BASICS WORKSHOP
Are you looking for ideas and strategies to help revitalize your downtown? Are you involved in your local Main Street Program or Downtown Revitalization group? If so, register for this year’s Main Street Basics Workshop today!
2018 UPPER MISSISSIPPI MAIN STREET CONFERENCE
This year, the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota’s Minnesota Main Street program will be hosting the Upper Mississippi Main Street Conference on October 23 – 25, 2018, in Winona, MN, with Main Street Iowa, Main Street Wisconsin, and the Winona Main Street program. Session proposals due April 13. We hope you will be able to join us!
October 23-25, 2018