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Northern California, Sections 1 and 2

3/2/2019 - 3/3/2019

This workshop covers exam background, project management, contracts, bidding, construction administration, construction law, sustainable practices, inventory and analysis, programming, ordinances, codes and land use regulations. 300 page syllabus. 285 practice questions. This class will not be offered again.The classes cover exam formats, tips and tricks, and feature programmed instruction focusing on developing the knowledge and skills needed to pass these sections of the LARE. The format of the classes is lecture, short tests, and question and answer.Location: LaQuinta Inn, 920 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710
Instructor: Ray Freeman, ASLA
Cost:$350 plus Eventbrite fees
Contact details: Freeman & Jewell Landscape Architecture
Email address: Rayfreeman2@icloud.com
Website: https://www.freeman-jewell.com

UCLA Extension

Los Angeles, Section 1

3/2/2019 - 3/2/2019

Workshop covers the LARE Section 1: Project and Construction Administration: regulations, contracts, and construction administration processes. Class runs from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Advance enrollment required; no enrollment at the door. Location: 1010 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA Instructor: Angela Woodward, ASLAContact details: Melissa McDonaldPhone number: 310-825-9414Email address: mmcdonald@unex.ucla.edu Cost: $337  

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Los Angeles, Section 2

3/3/2019 - 3/3/2019

Workshop covers LARE Section 2: Inventory and Analysis: knowledge and skills related to inventory, data gathering, analysis, programming, regional land use planning, site land use planning, and principles of design.  Class runs from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Advance enrollment required; no enrollment at the door.

Location: 1010 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 
Instructor: Angela Woodward, ASLA
Contact details: Melissa McDonald
Phone number: 310-825-9414
Email address: mmcdonald@unex.ucla.edu
Cost: $337

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Northern California - Section 3 Review

2/22/2019 - 2/24/2019

This workshop covers exam background, site planning and design skills applicable to the LARE, interpretation and use of third party information, graphic techniques, resource conservation and management, properties and selection of materials. 310 page syllabus. 235 practice questions and 25 advanced item type problems.  This class will not be offered again.The classes cover exam formats, tips and tricks, and feature programmed instruction focusing on developing the skills needed to solve every known type of technical task required on these sections of the LARE.  The format of the classes are lecture, short tests, and question and answer.

Location: LaQuinta Inn, 920 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA  94710

Instructor: Ray Freeman, ASLA
Rayfreeman2@icloud.com 
www.freeman-jewell.com
Cost: $425 plus Eventbrite Fees (approx. $445 total) 

UCLA Extension

Los Angeles, Section 3

2/24/2019 - 11/4/2018

Workshop covers LARE Section 3: Design: knowledge and skills required for site design from principles of design and initial programming through preliminary design stages. Revised exam includes analysis, details, and design materials. Class runs from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Advance enrollment required; no enrollment at the door. 
 
Location: 1010 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 
Instructor: Angela Woodward, ASLA
Contact details: Melissa McDonald
Phone number: 310-825-9414
Email address: mmcdonald@unex.ucla.edu
Cost: $337

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Northern California, Section 4

2/8/2019 - 2/10/2019

This workshop covers exam background, grading & drainage skills applicable to the LARE, interpretation and use of third party information, construction document drawings and specifications, sedimentation and erosion control, stormwater management, irrigation systems, and the use and detailing of construction materials. 500 pages of material.  210 practice questions. 42 advanced item type problems.  This class will not be offered again.

The classes cover exam formats, tips and tricks, and feature programmed instruction focusing on developing the skills needed to solve every known type of technical task required on these sections of the LARE. The format of the class is lecture, short tests, and question/answer.

Location: LaQuinta Inn, 920 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710Instructor: Ray Freeman, ASLA
Cost: $450 plus Eventbrite fees
Contact details: Freeman & Jewell Landscape Architecture
Email address: Rayfreeman2@icloud.com
Website: https://www.freeman-jewell.com

UCLA Extension

Los Angeles, Section 4

2/22/2019 - 2/23/2019

Workshop covers LARE Section 4: Construction Documentation: knowledge and skills for preparing plans, including demolition, grading, drainage, planting, and stormwater management. Also covers construction documentation and specifications. Advance enrollment required; no enrollment at the door.  

Fri. February 22, 1-7pm and Sat. February 23, 9am-5pm

Location: 1010 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 
Instructor: Angela Woodward, ASLA
Contact details: Melissa McDonald
Phone number: 310-825-9414
Email address: mmcdonald@unex.ucla.edu
Cost: $588

 

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2017 CT ASLA Brochure

CT ASLA Section 3 Review Session (New Haven)

12/2/2017 - 12/2/2017

The Connecticut ASLA Emerging Professionals section will be hosting a review session for section 3 of the LARE on Saturday, December 2nd from 10:00AM to Noon. The session will be held at 85 Willow Street in New Haven at the offices of TPA Design Group.There is no cost for CTASLA members to attend this event. Prospective LARE candidates intending to take section 3 at a later date are also encouraged to participate. 

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Florida ASLA LARE Page

2019 LARE Review Seminar

3/1/2019 - 3/2/2019

The LARE Review Seminar will cover all aspects of the current LARE exam including: basic overview of the current format; tips on how to tackle single response, multiple response, drag and drop, and hot spot questions; critical study topics for all sections; best study resources; and exam-day tips.  Attendees will gain valuable information from a broad mix of instructors with many years of professional and academic experience, as well as firsthand advice from recent test takers.

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University of Georgia, Section 1-4

Georgia LARE Review 2018

6/7/2018 - 6/9/2018

The University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design is sponsoring a LARE review. All LARE sections will be covered.  See website for additional details, including schedule and registration.

Location: Jackson Street Building, University of Georgia.
Contact Details: Donnie Longenecker, ASLA
Phone Number: 706-542-4702
Email Address: longneck@uga.edu

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ILASLA Winter LARE Session

ILASLA Winter LARE Session

2/17/2018 - 2/18/2018

LARE Candidates in the Chicagoland metro area and in the Great Lakes region are invited to participate in a two track prep session at the IIT Campus hosted by Illinois ASLA Chapter and lunch sponsored by Kettlekamp & Kettlekamp. Section 1 & 2 Saturday is a half day discussion format. Section 3 and 4 are half day for each section. Attend Section 1, 2 & 4 or Section 3 & 4 tracks for combination of separate sessions all day. The session format enables candidates to assess strength and weakness, to preview problem styles, experience drilling, discover success factors as well as hear an overview of exam content to enhance overall exam performance. The Section 3 & 4 session features slides, videos, discussion, individual questions, along with supplemental handouts plus customized post session follow-up emails.

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Kentucky - All Section Review

7/20/2018 - 7/21/2018

KY ASLA is hosting a preparation session that covers all sections of the exam. The session we offer is up-to-date and relates to the spectrum of issues one might encounter on the exam. The last thing one wants is to be surprised by the unexpected. The main issue stressed in this preparation session is not so much knowing the material as it is understanding and applying the process in the appropriate manner. Dr. Thomas Nieman, FASLA has been involved with the licensing exam since 1970 and conducted preparation sessions for many years at the ASLA Annual Meeting as well as LABASH, and in numerous states around the country.  
Cost: $103.00.  Location: Gresham Smith + Partners, Whiskey Row, 111 West Main, Suite 201, Louisville, KY 40202

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Maryland LARE Review

10/5/2018 - 10/6/2018

Friday session 6pm-9pm (General overview of the LARE process and Section 1: Project & Construction Management)

Saturday session 9am-6pm (Sections 1, 2, and 3)

This review session is up-to-date and relates to the spectrum of issues one might encounter on the exam.  The last thing one wants is to be surprised by the unexpected.  The main issue stressed in this preparation session is not so much knowing the material as it is understanding and applying the process in the appropriate manner.  If you have questions about the exam, whether it be the process or the material, it would be advantageous to participate in this session.  Preparation truly is more than half the battle.

Instructor: Thomas Nieman, FASLA.
Location: VECTORWORKS (7150 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, MD 21046)

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Michigan ASLA

Michigan ASLA LARE Review and Prep Session

1/28/2017 - 1/28/2017

LARE candidates in the Michigan Great Lakes region are invited to participate in a prep session a the University of Michigan hosted by Michigan Chapter ASLA.  Candidates may attend separate sessions or all four sections for a full day.  The session format enables candidates to assess strengths and weaknesses, to review problem styles, experience drilling, discover success factors, as well as hear an overview of exam content to enhance overall exam performance.  Instructor: Matt Mathes, PLA, ASLA.  Contact Joane Slusky at education@michiganasla.org or Lindsay Nelson at associate@michiganasla.org for more information.

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New Jersey 2017

3/12/2017 - 3/12/2017

If you are in the LARE process or just starting to plan for it, this lively LARE Prep workshop will help you focus your efforts. Cheryl Corson passed the LARE in 2013 and is passionate about helping others through the process. She can help you narrow down your study materials, dissect multiple response questions, and keep a positive attitude throughout the process. The workshop will address the new subject organization effective in the April exam. This event is held in conjunction with the NJASLA Annual Meeting, but Registration for the Annual Meeting is separate.   This program is not a part of the Annual Meeting.

 LARE Registration fee of $190.00 includes lunch in the Expo hall with vendors. The workshop runs from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (lunch from 1:00-2:00 pm). Bring your PayPal confirmation to the Wildwood Ballroom registration desk at 777 Harrah's Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. Workshop will begin promptly at 9:30 am. For questions, contact Cheryl Corson.

 

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2017 Tennessee Flyer

Tennessee LARE Prep 2017

6/2/2017 - 6/3/2017

TNASLA is hosting LARE Review course on June 2-3, 2017.  Dr. Thomas Nieman, FASLA will be providing a review of all four sections for the two day session.

Location: 214 Oceanside Drive, Nashville, TN 37204

Cost: $75/day or $125 for both days.

See link for additional details including registration form.

 

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University of Texas at Arlington

Texas, Section 3

3/2/2019 - 3/3/2019

The class format will use vignettes and other proven methods to prepare for “drag and drop” and multiple choice structure. Workshop limited to first 12 registrations for maximum one-on-one work with instructor. Breakfast, lunches and binders of instructional materials provided. Students should bring same materials as for exam – pencils, tracing paper, calculator, etc. $325 per workshop; $600 for both workshops
 
Location: Room 201, UTA Architecture Building, 601 West Nedderman Drive. Visit the University web site at www.uta.edu for directions and parking information.
Instructors: Joe Pack, ASLA
Contact details: Joe Pack, ASLA
Phone number: (214) 244-4283
Email address: joepacktx@msn.com

University of Texas at Arlington

Texas, Section 4

2/23/2019 - 2/24/2019

The class format will use vignettes and other proven methods to prepare for “drag and drop” and multiple choice structure. Workshop limited to first 12 registrations for maximum one-on-one work with instructor. Breakfast, lunches and binders of instructional materials provided. Students should bring same materials as for exam – pencils, tracing paper, calculator, etc.  $325 per session; $600 for both sessions.

Location: Room 201 UTA Architecture Building, 601 West Nedderman Drive. Visit the University web site at www.uta.edu for directions and parking information.
Instructor: John R. Fain, ASLA
Contact details: John Fain, ASLA
Phone number: (817) 683-5043
Email address: johnfainasla@gmail.com

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ASLA Washington - Seattle

11/2/2018 - 11/2/2018

The WASLA Student + Emerging Professionals Committee will be hosting an LARE Preparatory Session in Seattle, WA for Section 1: Project and Construction Management.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided for the participants.

Registration is open to all regardless of WASLA membership or location. Space is limited space so don't delay registering. Early bird pricing ends September 10th. Registration ends on October 26th.

Thank you to our sponsors Victor Stanley, Redfin, and Pacific Lighting Systems!

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ASLA Washington - Seattle

11/3/2018 - 11/3/2018

The WASLA Student + Emerging Professionals Committee will be hosting an LARE Preparatory Session in Seattle, WA for Section 4: Grading, Drainage and Construction Documents. Cheryl Corson of Corson Learning (corsonlearning.com) will be leading the prep sessions. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for the participants.

Registration is open to all regardless of WASLA membership or location. Space is limited space so don't delay registering. Early bird pricing ends September 10th. Registration ends on October 26th.

Thank you to our sponsors Victor Stanley, Redfin, and Pacific Lighting Systems!

 

 

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