Online Candidate Training Academy

Are a REALTOR® or REALTOR® association staff member interested in running for public office or just curious about the process? Take the Online Candidate Training Academy. This free interactive five-hour course includes quizzes, exercises, and videos from REALTORS® who have run for and been elected to local office, and is divided into 5 modules that can be completed at your own pace:

  1. What it Takes to Run for Office
  2. Writing a Winning Campaign Plan
  3. Developing Your Message or Story
  4. Raising the Money Necessary to Get Your Message Out
  5. Tactics for Communicating Your Message to Voters

Completion of this course will also make you eligible to attend an in-person regional candidate workshop led by NAR staff and consultants for state and local candidates. You will also be able to purchase a list of likely voters that is customized to your race.


Questions? Contact John Winston at 202-383-1235.