ATPE Is Committed to Protecting You

ATPE values transparency. We want you to feel confident about the superior protection your membership affords you. That’s why we provide you with the complete details of the insurance policy. Other organizations publish incomplete coverage details. ATPE is proud of the protection we offer. As the insured member, we think you deserve to know exactly what you’re getting for your membership.
View the complete details of the insurance policy*.
Want to know how ATPE stacks up to the competition? See for yourself.
Compare ATPE to any other Texas educator group, and you’ll see that we come out on top in terms of benefits, protection, and resources. Plus, ATPE is a nonprofit professional association, and our dues dollars stay right here in Texas.
Insurance Policy* Highlights Include:
  • Up to $8 million per claim and aggregate in liability insurance, including a $2 million limit for civil rights claims plus defense costs
  • Up to $20,000 aggregate for employment rights defense with a $10,000 per-claim limit, win or lose
  • Additional $5,000 per claim for favorable-outcome certification and termination claims
  • Up to $15,000 aggregate for criminal defense
  • Up to $5,000 per claim for bail bond reimbursement
  • Up to $10,000 aggregate for successful appeals beyond the school board or commissioner of education
In addition to the above insured benefits, ATPE’s staff attorneys** are available to assist eligible members with professional concerns.
For assistance, eligible members must call (800) 777-2873. For more information, visit atpe.org/protection.
Not a member? Join ATPE today to become part of the largest and most trusted educators’ group in Texas. ATPE offers liability insurance and employment rights defense coverage for educators as well as professional development opportunities.
 
*THE EDUCATORS PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE POLICY IS UNDERWRITTEN BY NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF PITTSBURGH, PA. ALL COVERAGE IS SUBJECT TO THE EXPRESS TERMS OF THE MASTER INSURANCE POLICY ISSUED TO ATPE AND KEPT ON FILE AT THE ATPE STATE OFFICE. Coverage applies to an insured’s activities within his/her professional capacity and does not apply to activities that predate the coverage period. View insurance policy details here. Eligibility for ATPE membership benefits is contingent upon ATPE’s receipt of the entire annual membership dues amount for your appropriate membership category. A disruption in payments to an authorized payment plan may result in discontinuation of such benefits, including cancellation of insurance coverage for the entire membership year retroactive to Aug. 1 or your membership date. ATPE reserves the right to determine eligibility for the appropriate membership category. The membership year runs from Aug. 1–July 31. After Sept. 30, some benefits’ effective coverage dates are different from the effective membership dates.

**The insured member services and staff attorneys’ assistance are offered through separate programs.
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