Advanced Programs Professional Educator's Liability Insurance

WGU assumes no financial responsibility or liability for its teacher or principal candidates. Candidates must provide proof of insurance and liability protection to receive approval for field experiences. Professional liability coverage can be obtained through educators’ associations or personal insurance.

 

Complete one of the following options to submit proof of Professional Educator’s Liability Insurance.

  1. Complete and submit the Professional Educator’s Liability Insurance Form - Advanced Programs (attached at the end of this article).
  2. Complete and submit the District Professional Educator’s Liability Insurance Form - Advanced Programs (attached at the end of this article).
  3. Submit proof of Professional Educator’s Liability Insurance - this can be a copy of the personal insurance policy document, District policy document, Professional Educator’s membership card, or proof of dues payment.
  4. You may obtain professional educators liability insurance through membership in the National Education Association’s (NEA). For information about NEA membership, see  Active Professional/Certified Membership (opens new window), by clicking on join NEA at the top of the page. 

 

Coverage under such professional liability insurance shall not be less than one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) for each occurrence and three million dollars ($3,000,000.00) in the aggregate.

 

The professional educator’s liability insurance documentation submitted should include effective dates.