Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

– Monday, November 30, 2020
11:00 am – 2:30 pm CST

– Tuesday, December 1, 2020
11:00 am – 2:30 pm CST


Monday, November 30, 2020 | 11:00 am – 2:30 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

ALTA Survey Basics
2016 ALTA Survey basics
2016 Table A requirements
Proposed 2021 ALTA Survey basics
Proposed 2021 Table A requirements

Public Land Survey Systems Basics
Establishment of the PLSS
Northwest Ordinance
PLSS today

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 | 11:00 am – 2:30 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)

Statutory Plat basics in PLSS States
Statutes in PLSS states
Types of plats
Requirements for a typical statutory plat
What is not a statutory plat
Changes to statutory plats

Easement Basics
Types of easements
Creation of easements
Extinguishment of easements


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information, visit the Support section at



 Land Surveyors:
6.0 PDHs, excluding KS, NJ, TN, TX

Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs in all states


Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available.
Individual courses for engineers and land surveyors are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon
Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL,
KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130),
and North Dakota.
Course-by-Course Providers:
Association of State Floodplain Managers
American Planning Association/AICP

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for
engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of
Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner
§68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and §79-1.5(i)(2)).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to
prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple
attempts allowed).


J Helfrich

Craig R. Knoche & Associates, P.C.

Mr. Helfrich first picked up a plumb bob in 1971 for Webster & Associates. From tape-and-transit to GPS, mortgage surveys to shopping centers, he has his seal on well over a billion dollars of commercial, residential and institutional developments and transactions in 22 counties in Illinois. Mr. Helfrich has enjoyed working with countless prominent developers, attorneys and other professionals in the field and the office. His specialties include real estate law, boundaries and boundary law, easements, rights-of-way and other encumbrances and servitudes, statutory and common-law plats, ALTA surveys, topography, building and site layout, construction- and project-management as well as land development consulting. Mr. Helfrich is a member of the National Society of Professional Surveyors and the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association. For the last 23 years he has been principal land surveyor with Craig R. Knoche & Associates, P.C. in Geneva.

USB/Manual Price: $279.00

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 5 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The USB Mp3+PDF package includes an Mp3 audio recording of a live seminar on a USB thumb drive along with a PDF file of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The Mp3 audio recording contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

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