Professional Liability Insurance Information


The College of Education requires all students to have current professional liability insurance during all practicum and student teaching experiences. Students must provide verification of current professional liability insurance to the Educational Field Experiences office.

Students may purchase insurance from either Missouri State Teachers Association or Missouri National Education Association, both of which provide professional liability insurance for educators. Counseling students must purchase insurance through either ACA or ASCA.

  • Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA): Insurance is obtained by joining or renewing your membership at . Select the STUDENT MSTA option. If you need assistance or have questions, contact Member Care Center (800-392-0532, ext. 1203). When the transaction is complete, you will receive a "Do Not Reply" email containing an "Order Summary".  Please forward this confirmation email receipt to This will serve as verification for your file.
  • Missouri National Education Association (MNEA):  Insurance is obtained by joining or renewing your MNEA membership at . Select the Student Membership option.  When the transaction is complete, you will receive a "verification/welcome letter" email. Please forward this welcome letter email to  This will serve as verification for your file.


Valid clearance dates can be verified in My Missouri State TEST SCORES.

Educational Field Experiences
Hill Hall, Room 215

Office Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday

Fax number: 417-836-5008
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