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Education Employment Liability Insurance Information

Education Employment Liability Insurance Information

If you are participating in a field experience this semester, you must carry liability insurance, and the IU Northwest School of Education must have proof of that insurance.


You must provide proof of insurance to the Director Student Teaching and Field Experiences in 354 Hawthorn Hall 

  • by January 15 for spring field experiences
  • by September 15 for fall field experiences

You can provide proof of insurance through the following options:

  1. A letter from insurance agent on company letterhead with policy number stating that you are insured for educational liability insurance with dates of coverage.
  2. Receipt of membership in any professional organization that includes professional liability insurance.
  3. Receipt of membership in ISEA -- ISEA Education Employment Insurance applies to situations that take place in the field. -- Liability insurance covers all students in field assignments and student teaching.   Educators, including pre-service students, are covered with the insurance while engaged in educational employment activities.  It covers the following: educators liability reimbursement of attorney fees for defense of a criminal proceeding, bail bond reimbursement of attorney fees for defense of a criminal proceeding, and/or bail bond assault-related personal property damage legal advice (you get a variety of other benefits as well).  Membership runs Sept. 1-Aug. 31.