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Coronavirus and Classroom Courses

Updated: July 8, 2020

Important Information

IA&B will extend our online-only education policy through the end of the calendar year.  

 

All IA&B classroom courses have been cancelled through Dec. 31, 2020. If you were registered for a course during this period, a member of the IA&B Education Team will contact you via email with alternative program options. 

During this time, we have significantly enhanced our live webinar schedule. Now, in addition to earning CE credits, you can work toward or update your CIC, CISR, or CPIA designation online. Learn more: IABforME.com/OnlineTraining

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


PAST COMMUNICATIONS

Updated: June 2, 2020

Important Information

IA&B will enhance our live webinar schedule as we extend our online-only education policy.  

All IA&B classroom courses have been cancelled through Aug. 31, 2020. If you were registered for a course during this period, a member of the IA&B Education Team will contact you via email with alternative program options. 

In the meantime, we will enhance our live webinar schedule. Now, in addition to earning CE credits, you can work toward or update your CIC or CISR designation online. Learn more: IABforME.com/OnlineTraining

IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE AFTER AUG. 31

We will continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and will update this page and notify registrants of any additional cancellations.  

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


Updated: May 13, 2020

Important Information

IA&B will extend its online-only education policy.  

All IA&B classroom courses have been cancelled through June 30, 2020. If you were registered for a course during this period, a member of the IA&B Education Team will contact you via email with alternative program options. 

In addition, all CIC Institutes and James K. Ruble Graduate Seminars scheduled for June through August will be held as webinars. The CIC Institutes, as well as the June Graduate Seminar, will be held online on the same dates they were scheduled for the classroom. However, the dates for the July and August James K. Ruble Graduate Seminars will be adjusted slightly to accommodate a revised agenda. If you are registered for an Institute or Graduate Seminar during this period, watch for an email from the IA&B Education Team with more details. 

Online training – including live CE and CISR webinars and on-demand programs – remain available. Learn more: IABforME.com/OnlineTraining

IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE AFTER JUNE 30

We will continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and will update this page and notify registrants of any additional cancellations.  

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


Updated: April 15, 2020

Important Information

All IA&B classroom courses have been cancelled through May 31, 2020. 

No classroom courses will be held through May 31. If you were registered for a course during this period, you will be contacted via email by a member of IA&B's Education Team with alternate program options.  

All scheduled live CE webinars will be held without interruption, and on-demand training programs remain available as well. 

IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE AFTER MAY 31

We will continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and will update this page and notify registrants of any additional cancellations.  

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


Updated: March 30, 2020

Important Information

All IA&B classroom courses have been cancelled through April 30, 2020. 

No classroom courses will be held through April 30. If you were registered for a course during this period, you will be contacted via email by a member of IA&B's Education Team with alternate program options.  

All scheduled live CE webinars will be held without interruption, and on-demand training programs remain available as well. 

IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE AFTER APRIL 30

We will continue to monitor the situation surrounding COVID-19 and will update this page and notify registrants of any additional cancellations.  

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


Updated: March 19, 2020

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department today issued COVID-19 Continuing Education and Licensing Renewal Information. The notice includes:

While the Department strongly encourages licensees to take advantage of online CE courses, we understand that at this time, the circumstances related to COVID-19 may prevent some licensees from being able to complete CE requirements in time for their licensing renewal. Therefore, until further notice, the Commissioner of the Commonwealth, pursuant to 40 P.S. 310.8(e), will temporarily waive CE requirements for licensees who cannot meet requirements due to extenuating circumstances related to COVID-19.  

If you are unable to take online courses to fulfill your requirement by the deadline, we encourage you to document the reasoning. 


Updated: March 17, 2020

Important Information

Please read this update. We are experiencing heavy call volume and ask for your patience in making any registration changes until we have alternate education options finalized.  

IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE BETWEEN NOW AND APRIL 12

No classroom courses will be held between March 16 and April 12. All scheduled live CE webinars will be held without interruption. Our on-demand training programs remain available as well. 

We are finalizing details for alternate programming, including CISR webinars, online discussion groups for licensing courses, and a new on-demand program. Please wait to make changes to your registrations until we have outlined all the options for you. We are waiting on word from the insurance departments for approvals on our new program formats.

Individuals registered for classroom courses during this timeframe will receive direct email communication from IA&B’s Education Team. 

If you are a CIC and/or a CISR designee holder, we will assist you with extensions for your annual update requirement if needed. Watch for more information on this process.

IF YOU ARE REGISTERED FOR A COURSE AFTER APRIL 12

Courses April 12 and later will be addressed in the coming weeks. We are working on alternative options for our courses, including live CISR webinars, online discussion groups for licensing courses, and the launch of a new on-demand program. Although we are getting all the pieces in place to go live with all these options, we must wait for the green light from the insurance departments regarding CE approvals. Please delay making changes to your registration until we have shared additional information.  

ADDITIONAL NOTES

IA&B’s Advocacy Team is talking with our state insurance departments related to license renewals and CE deadlines and whether there is potential for a leniency/grace period under the circumstances. As we know more, we will share updates.

We will keep this page updated with additional information and decisions as they are made. We appreciate your patience as we finalize alternate solutions.  

The next update for this page is scheduled for no later than Friday, March 20.

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


Updated: March 13, 2020

Important Information

Due to significant questions and concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) and for the safety of our members, faculty, and staff, we will not hold classroom courses between March 16 and April 12. All scheduled live CE webinars will be held without interruption. Our on-demand training programs remain available as well. 

Individuals registered for classroom courses during this timeframe will receive direct email communication from IA&B’s Education Team. 

If you are a CIC and/or a CISR designee holder, we will assist you with extensions for your annual update requirement if needed. Watch for more information on this process. 

IA&B’s Advocacy Team is talking with our state insurance departments related to license renewals and CE deadlines and whether there is potential for a leniency/grace period under the circumstances. As we know more, we will share updates.

We will keep this page updated with additional information and decisions as they are made. We appreciate your patience as we finalize alternate solutions.  

The next update for this page is scheduled for no later than Monday, March 16.

Questions?

Contact our IA&B Education Team at 800-998-9644, option 2 or education@IABforME.com. Please understand that we are dealing with a large number of participants, so we appreciate your patience. 


 
  

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