Meet VanEd's Real Estate Course Instructors

Real Estate Instructor Vann Hilty

Vann Hilty  Real Estate Instructor

Vann Hilty brings 29 years as a professional REALTOR®. He holds the following distinctions: Past President of the Boulder Area Association of REALTORS®, and former Technology Vice President of Colorado Association of REALTORS®. Vann taught Real Estate Principles and Practice at the University of Colorado for eleven years.

Real Estate Appraisal Instructor Clayton Watson

Clayton Watson

Clayton Watson has 16 years working as a commercial real estate appraiser. Clayton holds a degree from the University of Denver in Real Estate Construction Management and he is a General Associate Member of the Appraisal Institute.

Real Estate Instructor Barb Westfall

Barb Westfall  Real Estate Instructor

Barb Westfall has been a practicing Broker in Colorado and a member of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® for the past ten years. During this time, she has worked on Multi-Million Dollar producing teams, as well as in an independent broker setting. Prior to that she worked towards her teaching certification and Real Estate Education Certifications. REEA Member.

Oklahoma / Nebraska Real Estate Instructor Anne Woody.

Anne M. Woody  Oklahoma & Nebraska Real Estate Instructor

Ms. Woody worked for the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission for a period spanning 40 years and has a vast amount of knowledge regarding state and federal real estate regulation and has held a real estate broker license since 1985. She retired from the Commission in 2013 and formed Oklahoma Real Estate Education wherein she provides online real estate courses and real estate regulatory consultation services to brokerages. She is a member of the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO®) and is a Certified Distance Education Instructor. She continues to monitor and research real estate regulation and issues facing the industry.

Colorado CAM Instructor John Gillam.

John Gillam  Colorado CAM Instructor

Mr. Gillam is currently an Employing Broker with offices in two states, and has experience in not just general residential real estate, but also in Commercial sales, Commercial leasing, REO / Short Sales, Foreclosure and Farm & Ranch transactions. John also provides services as a consultant in many court appointed roles. He began providing real estate education in 2005 providing Pre-License education. Since that time he has developed classes on Real Estate Contracts, Ethics and Agency and instructs the CREC Annual Update Class. He is also an approved CAM and Property Management instructor.

Texas Real Estate Instructor Judy McKee.

Judy McKee  Texas Real Estate Instructor

Ms. Mckee (ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, SFR, TAHS) is a Texas residential real estate broker with extensive experience and success in creating ethical value for clients who invested in real estate for over thirty (30) years. Judy's current focus is primarily on educational instruction of licensees in Texas through relicensing and mandatory continuing education.

Florida Real Estate Instructor Patti Ketcham.

Patti Ketcham  Florida Real Estate Instructor

Florida Realtors® Instructor of the Year, Patti Ketcham (GRI, CRS, SRES, FMS, AHWD, ePro) is a licensed instructor in Florida and Georgia for Real Estate and Appraisal. First licensed in 1979, she is a former President of the Tallahassee Board of Realtors®. She is a member of the Real Estate Instructors Academy and the Graduate Realtors® Instructors Institute and is a REBAC approved Instructor for NAR. Recipient of the 2010 Leadership Award, she also served as a District Vice President for Florida Realtors®, the Chair of the Education Foundation, Florida Realtors® Chair of Professional Development, Federal Housing Policy Committee of the National Association of Realtors® and is the Past Chair of the Tallahassee Housing Authority Member Economic Development Council. She also served on the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee for the Leon County Housing Finance Authority and is a Graduate of the Florida Realtors® Leadership Academy.

Texas Real Estate Instructor Earnest Spencer

Earnest Spencer  Texas Real Estate Instructor

Earnest Spencer has been in the real estate profession since 1984 and currently holds a Texas Real Estate Broker’s License. In addition, he is licensed as a Texas Residential Mortgage Loan Officer (RMLO) first acquired in 2004 and actively originates Conventional, FHA and VA loans. He earned bachelor and master degrees in Science from Texas A&M University, and has done post graduate work in Education and Business at Angelo State University and McNeese State University. Mr. Spencer has teaching experience at the college level; previously a professor at Lamar State College, and currently as a professor at Panola College teaching real estate and other technical/professional courses. He is certified by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) to teach all Pre-License courses, SAE, and CE.

Colorado Real Estate Exam Prep Instructor Shawn Charpentier

Shawn Charpentier  Colorado Real Estate Exam Prep Instructor

Shawn Charpentier is a Colorado broker with a long history of helping clients in nearly all fields of real estate, including lending, development, luxury homes, acquisitions, and relocations. She is a member of the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and is a Master Certified Negotiation Expert. Shawn cheerfully shares her knowledge with students as part of the VanEd Fusion blended learning program for Colorado pre-licensing education and the live Colorado Exam Prep Crash Course.

Approved Real Estate Classroom Teachers, Course Authors, and Course Reviewers

Lorraine Roemer
Steve Stazel
Karen Easton
Wally Armistead
Chandra Hall
Damian Cox
Dave Afman
Don DiFiore
Doug Barber
Gary Feldman
Susan Plage
Charity Vermeer
Caren Hunt
Mark Gavin
Jack O'Connor

Janene Bettin
Jim McGee
John Wendt
Mike Shults
Ray Sherman
Robbie Pepper
Tony Marrietta
Judy Weinacht
Mal Sillars
Randy Kelly
Henry Harrison
Tara Boston
Sheila Mann
Michael Richardson
Pat Long