Professional Liability Insurance
The College of Education strongly recommends that students engaged in field experience obtain professional liability insurance. The College does not specifically endorse any particular insurance carrier or insurance policy; however, the following information is provided for your convenience as options you may wish to consider:
- Forrest T. Jones – For members of professional associations that do not offer professional liability insurance. The insurance is $25.00 per year.
- Student Florida Education Association (SFEA) – SFEA is a recognized student organization. Annual membership fees are $31.00/year which includes $3,000,000 of professional liability protection for field experience and student teaching. Professional Development, State & National conference and economic member benefits are also included.
- Professional Educator’s Network of Florida – A non-partisan and not-for-profit organization serving academic professionals. Student membership is $20.00 annually and includes $2,000,000 of professional liability protection.
- Association of American Educators – An organization founded to advance the teaching profession through personal growth, professional development, teacher advocacy and protection. Student membership is $25.00 annually and includes $2,000,000 of professional liability protection.