ABOUT the school

107-D1 Commerce Street, Greenville, NC  27858

​​​East Carolina School of Real Estate conducts the Broker Prelicense Course required to qualify for the license examination to become licensed as a real estate “provisional” broker in North Carolina, the Postlicense Courses needed for a “provisional” broker to remove the “provisional” status from their license, and Continuing Education Courses needed annually for brokers to maintain their license on active status.

School Licensure/Approval:  East Carolina School of Real Estate is licensed by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Any complaints concerning the School should be directed in writing to:

                                                  North Carolina Real Estate Commission
                                                  Education & Licensing Division
                                                  P.O. Box 17100; Raleigh, NC 27619


The Real Estate School offers Pre and Post-licensing Courses and Continuing Education. We have already started teaching and enrollment has been brisk.  We are offering additional courses in the weeks and months to come.  
Why ​take classes at East Carolina School of  Real Estate​?
Small classroom with a maximum enrollment of 18 students
State of the art technology including large flat screen with internet access
​B​reak area stocked with snacks and beverages
Evening and weekend courses for optimal learning pace

We are confident that we are offering not only the most comfortable teaching environment around but the greatest
​learning​ potential as we expand the range of courses offered. We invite you to meet with us to learn more about our school, our plan for the future, and what we have to offer.

Click below to read and download our school bulletin. 

School Bulletin



Chris W. Darden, Instructor
School Director

Chris has 23 years of Real Estate Sales experience.  She also holds several real estate designations to include Graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR), Internet Real Estate Professional (ePRO), Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES).  Chris is also a Certified Housing Counselor and have conducted several Homeownership Workshops and Credit Repair Seminars.  She is a member of the Affordable Housing Group who administers the certification.  She has conducted several in-house Broker training sessions.  Chris has a passion for teaching.

She has two wonderful adult children who are pursuing a career in different areas of Real Estate Management.   Chris is also a Broker-in-Charge of American Dream - Realtors and Property Manager of Darden Properties, LLC.  She is very diverse in the Real Estate arena.

As a result of these experiences, she has considerable skills and competence in designing, implementing, monitoring, and assessing educational programs for diverse learners and learning situations.

Company Profile

our goal is to make your education experience enjoyable and affordable.

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Chris Darden, Broker, GRI, CRS, ABR, SRES, e-PRO
Real Estate Instructor

Chris has a BS Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and an AAS Degree in Business Office Technology.
Chris began her real estate career in February 1996 with Century 21. During her Real Estate Career, she formed a Team under the Century 21 system  called the American Dream Team and later branched out to form her own Agency called American Dream-Realtors where she was the Broker-in-Charge for a 5-year period where she conducted staff training.  She conducted Homeownership Workshops for first-time home buyers on a quarterly basis.  
Because real estate is a sound investment, she decided to expand her teaching skills and teach consumers how to obtain their real estate license.  She also is teaching real estate licensees the continuing education and post-licensing courses.  She received her teaching certification from the North Carolina Real Estate Commission in December, 2014 and began her new endeavor of teaching the real estate courses.  She has been recognized and commended by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission as having a 90% pass rate since she’s been her real estate education career. 

Chris W. Darden

Chairman / Director

ABOUT the director

     252-364-2999 (Office)       252-215-1008 (Fax)     

Real Estate Education

107 Commerce Street, Suite D1

Greenville, NC 27858


East Carolina School of Real Estate

ABOUT the instructor

Vice Chairman