Professional Educators Liability Insurance Eligibility

This page outlines eligibility for professional educators liability insurance as offered through:

   ▪ ASTA Professional and Student membership
   ▪ Part-time supplemental policy (in addition to Professional)
   ▪ Private practice liability insurance (for Associate/Support)

For more questions about eligibility, visit the Frequently Asked Questions page, or call the ASTA office: 1-877-742-ASTA (2782).


ASTA partners with the Association of American Educators, the largest national non-union teacher association, to provide ASTA members with quality liability insurance options.


Professional Educators Liability Insurance (included in dues):


Any W-2 employee of an educational entity (i.e., public or private school, university, or college) in Arkansas is eligible for $2,000,000 professional liability insurance coverage included in ASTA Professional Membership ($198 per year). Owners and board members are not eligible for this coverage.

Student teachers in Arkansas are eligible for special student-teaching liability insurance included in ASTA Student Membership ($25 per year).



Part-time Professional Educators Liability Insurance (supplemental):


ASTA Professional Members ($198 per year) may add coverage for part-time educational activities (consultant, tutor, teacher). The part-time work must be of a nature similar to your regular responsibilities, and you must receive pay for this work. To add coverage:

1.  Join as an ASTA Professional Member ($198/year).

2.  Complete this application and print and submit it with the appropriate annual premium payment to this address:

David Smith, Agent/Broker
c/o Forrest T. Jones & Company, Inc.
PO Box 418131
Kansas City, MO 64141-8131
(or 3130 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111 if shipped overnight)


Private Practice Professional Educators Liability Insurance (private practice):


Independent contractors and others who do not qualify for the professional liability insurance included in ASTA Professional Membership can purchase private practice liability insurance through our insurance administrator, Forrest T. Jones & Company:

1.  Join as an ASTA Associate/Support Member ($25/year).

2.  Visit www.ftj.com/AAE/AR, click "View My Plans", and select Private Practice Professional Liability Plan to apply.

OR

Complete this application and print and submit it with the appropriate annual premium payment to this address:

David Smith, Agent/Broker
c/o Forrest T. Jones & Company, Inc.
PO Box 418131
Kansas City, MO 64141-8131
(or 3130 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64111 if shipped overnight)


For more information about Forrest T. Jones & Company, Inc. call 1-800-821-7303, email info@ftj.com, or visit their website at www.ftj.com/AAE.