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CAS (Certified Apartment Supplier) Course

CAS (Certified Apartment Supplier) Course

CAS- Certified Apartment Supplier Course

Monday, October 3, 2022 at 8:30 AM (CDT) to Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 12:30 PM (CDT)

Event Details

Earning CAS allows you to network with your peers from other companies, learn about the benefits and activities your local apartment association offers and engage in apartment association meetings and events. The course is an opportunity for suppliers to hear the everyday challenges faced by apartment-manager customers.

You'll learn about:

  • Applicant screening, leasing contracts, and move-ins
  • Rent collection, lease renewal, the move-out process, lease termination, and eviction
  • Property management systems and their functions
  • How community managers create a positive fair housing environment
  • Minimizing risk through inspections, preventative maintenance, safety programs, and documentation
  • Addressing property and environmental hazards and crime
  • Analyzing property financial operations and underperformance
  • Monitoring property performance to achieve an owner's investment goals
  • Maximizing net operating income


To obtain the CAS credential, candidates must complete the following:

  • Complete the Supplier Success Course
  • Employment within the apartment industry in a supplier position
  • Successful completion of all CAS coursework 
  • Pass the CAS exam within one (1) month of declaring candidacy

CAS students are required to attend Legal, Risk, Resident Experience and Finance. Industry Essentials is recommended but not required. Those classes are highlighted below.

Conduct an optional 1-hour CAM Review Session within one week after the class

For More Information:

Kelly Vann (C)
Kelly Vann (C)
Association Executive Apartment Association of Central Texas (254)432-7593

 Susan E. Weston, CAM, CAPS, Texas Broker NAAEI Senior Faculty

President, The Susan Weston Company

Susan has operated The Susan Weston Company since 2010 and consults and trains in the multifamily industry.  Her industry career spans over 40 years in executive capacities in Operations, Human Resources and Learning and Development at both publicly traded and private companies.  

She is a Certified Apartment Manager, a Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor, a Subject Matter Expert for the National Apartment Association Education Institute credential programs, a member of NAAEI Senior Faculty and a licensed Texas real estate broker. From 2012-2016, Susan taught residential property management programs in the School of Business at the University of North Texas. Since 2016 she has served on the National Council for the School of Business at Valparaiso University. In addition to her own original programming, Susan regularly teaches the NAA credential programs.  In response to the pandemic, Susan wrote and launched the virtual delivery of NAAEI credential programs – NALP, CAM and CAPS