Professional Liability Insurance Information


205 Gooch Hall

Martin, TN 38238


(731) 881-7203

(731) 881-7219


(731) 881-7204


Educator Preparation Program

CAEP Accredited Provider - Excellence in Educator Preperation Accreditation

Professional Liability Insurance Information

Educator Preparation Program 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 Educator Preparation Program, 205 Gooch Hall by the end of the first week of classes each term. The following options are available for purchase.

Student Tennessee Education Association (STEA)


Students may purchase this policy each academic year. The cost for 2017/18 is $32.00. The forms can be completed and submitted through the Office of Educator Preparation Program, 205 Gooch Hall or you may purchase on-line.


To purchase online:

For more information about Student TEA:


Directions to purchase STEA Professional Liability Insurance Online:

  1. Click the link next to "To Purchase Online"
  2. At the top of NEA webpage, you will click the link "Join NEA."
  3. Select "Student Membership"
  4. Select the state in which you are attending school on the map.

There are several other options for obtaining professional liability insurance through the university or other organization affiliated with other units within the educator preparation 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 of Agricultural Educators- NAAE

For more info:

Application for Student Teaching

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