The Registered Settlement Planner (RSP) program was initiated in 2007 with the goal of developing a rigorous educational curriculum specific to settlement planning.
The Registered Settlement Planner designation is awarded by the Registry of Settlement Planners (click here for the Registry’s website). The educational program was developed in conjunction Texas Tech University and is administered by the Settlement Planning Education Center (SPEC) (click here to view SPEC’s website).
To earn the Registered Settlement Planner designation, each applicant must:
- Complete the three part educational course administered by SPEC
- Submit a comprehensive settlement plan for review the Board of the Registry of Settlement Planners
- Agree to abide by the RSP Standards of Professional Conduct
- Agree to fulfill the RSP continuing education requirements
Those settlement planners who have earned the Registered Settlement Planner designation have demonstrated a mastery of settlement planning principles and a dedication to comprehensive expertise.