Teacher Education candidates are required to obtain professional liability insurance prior to placement in a field experience, practicum, internship, or student teaching setting. The candidate must provide proof of liability insurance to the Office of Education Student Services, 205 Gooch Hall by the end of the first week of classes each term. The following options are available for purchase.
Students may purchase this policy each academic year. The cost for 2015-16 is $32.00. The forms can be completed and submitted through the Office of Education Student Services, 205 Gooch Hall or you may purchase on-line.
To purchase online: www.nea.org/student-program/membership
For more information about Student TEA: http://teateachers.org/student-tea-stea
Directions to purchase STEA Professional Liability Insurance Online:
There are several other options for obtaining professional liability insurance through the university or other organization affiliated with other units within the teacher education unit. The University of Tennessee at Martin also provides Student Professional Liability coverage at a comparable rate to the other options listed. Please contact your major department/academic advisor for more information.
Other sites affiliated with specific majors/disciplines include:
National Association for Music Education - Forrest T. Jones. - $26.00
For more info: www.ftj.com/nafme Choose Tennesee- Professional Liability Insurance- Student Liability Insurance Plan
National Association of Agricultural Educators- NAAE
For more info: http://www.naae.org