AMERICAN RISK AND INSURANCE ASSOCIATION
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.
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
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
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)
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
Description: National education program in property, liability and life insurance, with a continuing education requirement upon designation.
SOCIETY OF FINANCIAL EXAMINERS
Description: Professional society for examiners of insurance companies, banks, savings and loans, and credit unions.
SOCIETY OF INSURANCE TRAINERS AND EDUCATORS
Description: Professional organization of trainers and educators in insurance.
THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Description: An independent, accredited nonprofit institution, originally The American College of Life Underwriters. Provides graduate and professional education in insurance and other financial services.
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.