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Billions of dollars are spent annually in the acquisition, management, and transfer of rights of way. With the technical skills required for proficiency in this complex activity, IRWA's specialized education and training programs provide an essential foundation for right of way professionals across the U.S. and Canada in all right of way disciplines: negotiation and acquisition, management, appraisal, relocation assistance, environmental, asset/property management, real estate law, engineering and surveying. Review the descriptions of the courses currently available. Or check our digital course catalog for an overview of all right of way courses.


Upcoming Tn IRWA Chapter 32 Education Courses


2019 Courses / Locations

Brochure / Instructor


  July 30th  Course 600: Environmental Awareness   Brochure / Clyde B. Johnson


  Aug 22-23rd  Course 218: ROW Acquisition for Electrical Transmission Projects   Brochure / Mary Anne Marr


  September 17-18th  Course 803: Eminent Domain Law Basics for Right-of-Way Professionals   Brochure / Joe Neighbors


Now Presenting a New Online

Education Program


Good news!

Information and all documents in the website in regard to the Generalist Program have been updated.  With the retirement of ARWP Certification, we now have a three-level Generalist Program.  The number of credit units of coursework required for each level are as follows:

For the list of beginning, intermediate and advanced courses, please see the Course Listing Overview.


Chapter 32 Education Committee

Bill Medley, SR/WA - Chair

Comptroller of Treasury, Tennessee, OSAP
804 Oak Leaf Drive
Old Hickory, TN 37138
Phone: (615)741-0156
Fax: (615)741-0142

Angel Bailey

311 Fletcher Ct
Franklin, TN

Carnell Scruggs, RWA

718 Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN

Melissa Wells

Tennessee Department of Transportation-Region 3
Smyrna, TN

Course Catalog
IRWA's Digital Course Catalog.




Read articel by Sheryl Badin, SR/WA - "The Role and Developemnt of Online Courses"

Did you know IRWA currently offers 21
courses online?

IRWA offers online courses in the following series:

100 Series, Basic Right of Way Disciplines
200 Series, Communication/Negotiations
300 Series, Management
400 Series, Appraisal
600 Series, Environment
700 Series, Asset/Property Management
800 Series, Real Estate Law

900 Principles of Real Estate Engineering

Questions? Send an email or call (310) 538-0233, ext. 138

Nearly 400 classroom based classes are presented annually through the United States and Canada Classroom based educational offering are facilitated by right of way professionals who have extensive practical experience within their discipline and the ability to engage participants in active learning. Check for classes coming to you.

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IRWA Online Education

The Right of Way International Education Foundation (RWIEF) is a non-profit tax exempt corporation. The foundation was established for the primary purpose of funding right of way education initiatives. Since continuing education and professional development are essential to the growth and advancement of our profession, the foundation focuses on generating financial contributions and determining how to best allocate those funds on behalf of the right of way profession.

Carol CroftPresident
Carol Croft, SR/WA
Member of Chapter 32

RWIEF Website

•  Course Descriptions

•  Course Registration Form - Members

•  Course Registration Form - Non-Members

•  Digital Course Catalog

•  Find A Class

•  Online Learning Center


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