August, 2011
Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors

ASHI Education News


Smart Track: New Look, New Access,  Same Excellent
Educational Content

New steps to access Smart Track courses:
  1. Click on Smart Track login.
    Your user name and password have changed.

  2. Click on the red arrow/Smart Track to access courses.
To login the first time, enter your new user name and password in lower case:

User name:
Enter your ASHI member number.
Password: Enter the word "password."

To protect your information, please change your password the first time you log on. Keep your login information in a safe place for future use.

Under each of the course topics, you will find:

  • Welcome Pages that serve as a guide to the program.

  • Grade Page that keeps track of your date of completion and final grade.

  • Certificate of Completion, generated on successful completion of the course. You will earn 2 ASHI CEs.

Free to ASHI members, Smart Track covers the core subjects of ASHI's Standards of Practice: Roofing, Exterior, Heating, Electrical, Interior, Structure, Plumbing, Professional Practice, Cooling, Wood Heating and Insulation. Contact the ASHI office at if you need assistance.

Continuing education credits are due by September 30 with membership renewals. If you have questions about your CE credits, please contact Sarah Walsh at

The ASHI School Students Get Hands-On Training
Instructor Gary Monfeli (back row, far right) takes a class of students who are on their way to becoming home inspectors to a house in Des Plaines, Ill., to gain hands-on inspection experience. Introductory classes are held regularly nationwide. To learn more about the society's for-profit educational division, visit