Real Estate License
Mortgage License
Continuing Legal Education


ProEducate is a totally online distance education service. We offer a variety of courses for all of your professional education needs.

  • Real Estate Pre-Licensing, Continuing Education, and Post Licensing
  • Mortgage Pre-Licensing and Continuing Education
  • Louisiana Continuing Legal Education
  • Louisiana Responsible Vendor Training
  • Real Estate Appraisal Exam Prep
  • Insurance Education

We do not offer classroom based study. Our goal is to provide quality distance education at affordable prices. The administrative offices of Executive Training Centers, LLC are located in Metairie, Louisiana. We can be reached by telephone at 800-966-9866 from 8 AM to 5 PM, Central time. 

Our Director - Roy L. Ponthier, Jr., Ph.D., Ed.D., CDEI, DREI.

  • Dr. Ponthier is a licensed Louisiana real estate broker, certified real estate and appraisal instructor, and Director of Executive Training Centers, LLC, an educational services company which offers in-class training in real estate, mortgage finance and appraisal, as well as online training through ProEducate, the company’s web-based education division which offers real estate and mortgage finance related courses throughout the United States.
  • Dr. Ponthier holds a B.S. degree from Southeastern Louisiana College. His graduate training was taken at Tulane University (M.S. and Ph.D.) and the University of New Orleans (M.Ed. and Ed.D.). He holds the Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) certification awarded by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC), as well as the Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation awarded by the Real Estate Educators Association in recognition of exceptional effectiveness in the classroom. Dr. Ponthier has served on the faculty of three Universities, currently teaches classes for The Real Estate Law Society of Loyola University Law School and has chaired college divisions of Computer Science, as well as Education.
  • Since 1988 Dr. Ponthier has taught real estate related subjects to more than 63,000 students. He is a member of five academic honor societies and author of more than two dozen internationally published scientific papers. He was Director of The Center for Computer Education, Inc., which trained teachers in computer science, and was president of Worldwide Information Network, Inc., a provider of Internet and television marketing in real estate. 
  • Since early 2009, Dr. Ponthier has served on a work group for the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS&R) to help develop the functional specifications for mortgage pre-licensing and continuing education programs taught in the U.S. He is a member of the Real Estate Educator’s Association, The South Central Educators Group, and the Louisiana Mortgage Bankers Association, for which he is Chair of the education committee.  Dr. Ponthier’s achievements have been documented in Who’s Who (Oxford Edition), American Men and Women of Science, and the International Who’s Who in Education.