Accessory Dwelling Academy

Professional education focused on the emerging ADU industry

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Professional education focused on the emerging ADU industry customized for designers, builders, lenders, realtors, appraisers, and developers; taught by experienced practitioners.

  • Excel in the rapidly emerging ADU market
  • Acquire in-depth education about the broader range of ADU issues that set you apart as an ADU practitioner and professional
  • Get an edge on the competition by gaining an ADU Specialist designation

This academy is for ADU professionals who are seeking the most in-depth and cutting edge education on ADUs that is available across the country, and who are looking to connect with a national network of ADU practitioners.

Academy registration includes:

  • Full-day of top tier professional workshops, lunch and open bar reception.
  • Two passes to the nation’s largest ADU Tour on Saturday, June 22nd, 2019.
  • A copy of Backdoor Revolution- The Definitive Guide to ADU Development.
  • Continuing education credits towards CCB, AIA, OREA (pending approval).
  • Accreditation exam which allows graduates to earn the ADU Specialist

Display your ADU expertise and credentials with our ADU Specialist designation. 

You must attend the Accessory Dwelling Academy and pass the online ADU Exam to earn the ADU Specialist credential. 

Here's how it works:  

     • Attend the Accessory Dwelling Academy
     • Take the ADU Exam online


  • ​Become a trusted ADU advisor for your clients
  • Access to the ADU Specialist logo
  • Gain more referrals and differentiate yourself as a green professional 
  • Receive customer leads through Earth Advantage's directory of accredited professionals
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When & Where
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Friday, June 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Portland, OR
600 NE Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97232  (map)

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Appraisers, Architects, Builders/Contractors, Developers, Lenders, Real Estate Professionals, Remodelers, Subcontractors