Educational Organizations

AMERICAN RISK AND INSURANCE ASSOCIATION

716 Providence Road
Malvern  Pennsylvania  19355-3402
United States
Phone: 610-640-1997

Description: Association of scholars in the field of risk management and insurance, dedicated to advancing knowledge in the field and enhancing the career development of its members.

CFA INSTITUTE

915 East High Street
Charlottesville  Virginia  22902
United States
Phone: 800-247-8132

Description: Global membership organization that awards the CFA designation, the institute leads the investment industry by setting standards of ethics and professional excellence and advocating fair and transparent capital markets.

GRIFFITH INSURANCE EDUCATION FOUNDATION

720 Providence Rd, Suite 100
Malvern  Pennsylvania  19355
United States
Phone: 855-288-7743

Description: The foundation promotes the teaching and study of risk management and insurance at colleges and universities nationwide and provides education programs for public policymakers on the basic principles of risk management and insurance.

INSURANCE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF BOSTON

156 State Street, Second Floor
Boston  Massachusetts  02109
United States
Phone: 617-227-2087

Description: The Insurance Library Association of Boston founded in 1887, is a non profit insurance association that has an extensive insurance library on all lines of insurance. Supported by a membership of some 500 representing 34 states, the library facilitates insurance reference and research work for members as well as for consumers and students. I particular, they have textbooks, manuals and insurance legal treatises and often provide company financial reliability data to consumers. An index of insurance-related journals is maintained. Seventy percent of the consumer calls are from Massachusetts, and thirty percent of the calls come from outside the state. A specialty for consumers is tracing insurance companies who changed their names or merged into other companies so that policyholders may "find" their coverage. The library also offers courses and seminars on insurance topics.

SCHOOL OF RISK MANAGEMENT, INSURANCE AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCE OF THE TOBIN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AT ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY (FORMERLY THE COLLEGE OF INSURANCE)

101 Astor Place
New York  New York  10003
United States
Phone: 212-277-5198

Description: Insurance industry-supported college providing a curriculum leading to bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration, financial management of risk, insurance finance and actuarial science. The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library (212-277-5135) provides services, products and resources to its members.

SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED INSURANCE COUNSELORS

P.O. Box 27027
Austin  Texas  78755-2027
United States
Phone: 800-633-2165

Description: National education program in property, liability and life insurance, with a continuing education requirement upon designation.

SOCIETY OF FINANCIAL EXAMINERS

12100 Sunset Hills Rd., Suite 130
Reston  Virginia  20190-3221
United States
Phone: 703-234-4140

Description: Professional society for examiners of insurance companies, banks, savings and loans, and credit unions.

SOCIETY OF INSURANCE TRAINERS AND EDUCATORS

1821 University Ave. W, Ste S256
St. Paul  Minnesota  55104
United States
Phone: 651-999-5354

Description: Professional organization of trainers and educators in insurance.

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE

270 South Bryn Mawr Avenue
Bryn Mawr  Pennsylvania  19010
United States
Phone: 610-526-1000

Description: An independent, accredited nonprofit institution, originally The American College of Life Underwriters. Provides graduate and professional education in insurance and other financial services.

THE INSTITUTES

720 Providence Road
Suite 100
Malvern  Pennsylvania  19355-3433
United States
Phone: 800-644-2101

Description: Provides educational solutions for the risk management and property/casualty insurance industry, including the CPCU designation program and associate designation programs in areas such as claims, risk management, underwriting and reinsurance as well as introductory and foundation programs and continuing education courses for licensed insurance professionals and adjusters.