About the Education Committee

The Education Committee is committed to providing quality education and training opportunities for its members in order to promote success in every aspect of their business. The committee oversees OABR Academy, its courses, and NAR’S REBAC classes that enable our members to earn certifications and designations locally & economically. The committee also oversees New Member Orientation, the OABR instructors, and our member’s compliance with the Code of Ethics.

OABR Academy

OABR Academy is overseen by the Omaha Area Board of REALTORS® Education Committee. Academy classes are 1-3 hours and cover a range of topics and current issues important to REALTORS® all built to keep OABR members equiped with the knowledge they need to succeed.

Members, non-members, and affiliate members are welcome to join.

How To Get Involved

1.All OABR Members are welcome and encouraged to sit in on an Education Committee Meeting! Meeting times are listed below and on the OABR Calendar. 

2. Attend the next OABR Academy class! Earn credit and network with fellow OABR Members while you’re at it! View the OABR Academy page for upcoming Education classes.

Upcoming Committee Meetings

The Omaha Area Board of REALTORS® Education Committee Meetings are typically held the first Thursday of every month at 9:00 am in the OABR Boardroom. Always check the OABR Calendar for any date or location changes.

Passport to Professionalism

Complete the Passport to Professionalism requirements and be entered into a drawing to win FREE local dues for the next application year! Deadline for Passport Submission is December 15. Qualifications for passport to be completed in the same year application submitted.

Contact the Education Committee

Brad Fricke

2023 Chair

RE/MAX Results
(402) 991-9263

Angel Starks

2023 Vice Chair (Fair Housing)

Nebraska Realty
(402) 553-5744

Deda Myhre

2023 Vice Chair (REALTOR® Safety)

Nebraska Realty
(402) 319-1568

Donna Shipley

Staff Liaison

Omaha Area Board of REALTORS®
(402) 619-5551