• Education

    Ongoing education is just one of the ways that AAGD is dedicated to keeping its members informed with the latest educational materials. Whether you’re getting certified through a professional designation course or just brushing up at a seminar, staying current on the ever-changing apartment industry is vital to your success.


    AAGD is now offering The A.C.T. program. This is a comprehensive six-month training program that is geared to providing it's students with the tools needed to start a career in the Industry. The program includes training in...

    • federal fair housing laws
    • the TAA lease contract and addendums
    • the industry software program Onesite
    • sales/marketing/customer service
    • the National Apartment Leasing Professional designation (NALP)
    • on-the-job paid internship

    The A.C.T. Program is free to students through the AAGD Education Foundation and program partners, Realpage, Exclusive Personnel, Real Estate Personnel and The Liberty Group. Limited space is available per program period.

    For more information about the A.C.T. Program or to apply contact Shirley Aguilar, Director of Education and Career Development or 972 385-9091x212

    Home Sweet Home: Career Opportunities in the Apartment Industry
    This program is designed to make high school students aware of the career opportunities in the apartment industry, with a special emphasis on reaching out to the diverse segments of the Texas population.

    Careers in Property Management
    Managers are responsible for every aspect of running an apartment community. These business professionals ensure that residents’ needs are met while managing the personnel and resources.

    Careers in Leasing
    Leasing professionals offer the first impression of an apartment community. As a result, leasing professionals meet a wide variety of interesting people.

    Careers in Maintenance
    Maintenance professionals are the glue that holds an apartment community together. They are responsible for making sure the property is properly maintained and that residents’ needs are met.

    Click Here for a brief informative video on careers in the multifamily industry

    Residential Property Management Degree Program
    The Texas Apartment Association (TAA) has selected the University of North Texas for a unique Residential Property Management (RPM) Program that leads to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)