Level I

SL-SS-LevelI.jpgLevel I is intended for in-house bond department staff, producers new to contract surety, and those new to the industry. The curriculum includes an overview of the surety industry, introductory financial statement analysis, work in process concepts and application, surety credit information-gathering techniques, submissions to surety companies, review of regularly encountered surety documents and bond forms, commercial surety and introduction to claims handling concepts. The three-day course completes with a review of all subject matter presented in an interactive, participatory format.

This course is rated "basic/introductory." It is intended for the student who has little or no knowledge of the subject matter or who has little or no prior experience with the subject matter.


Priority Registration for NASBP members, affiliates and associates for the Summer 2019 Surety School, to be held August 4-6 in Bellevue, WA is open.       

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Registration cost $1,350 for members, affiliates and associates.

Non-member registration costs $2,700.


Please note: Registration is not considered complete until the fee is paid and the student information survey is complete
. This short survey is designed to gauge each participant’s level of surety knowledge and help our Surety School faculty tailor each class to the participants. It is not a test. It will be emailed to each registrant to complete in May 2019.

All cancellations must be sent in writing to NASBP at prodev@nasbp.org or via fax at (202) 686-3656. For a full refund, a written cancellation must be received 30 calendar days prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received between 15 - 29 days prior to the event are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received in less than 15 calendar days prior to the event are not eligible for refunds. All refunds will be charged a 5% processing fee.


Hotel Information

Summer 2019 Surety School will be held at  Hyatt Regency Bellevue on Seattle’s East Side, 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004, (425) 462-1234. Attendees are responsible for making their own sleeping room accommodations. NASBP has secured a discounted room rate of $224/night plus taxes. All students must reserve their room by Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in order to receive this special rate. Reserve your room online to receive the discounted rate. 

Additional Information
Before coming to school, students should review a copy of The Basic Bond Book, the PDF of which is located on NASBP's Resources page, which will ensure that all students are ready for class.

Level I students who do not have an accounting background are strongly encouraged to view the 1-hour Virtual Seminar Accounting Terminology for Non-accountants (Financial Statements 101). It is free and will greatly improve your understanding of the concepts that will be taught at Surety School.


Summer 2019 Schedule

Sunday, August 4

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception (optional)

Monday, August 5

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Continental breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Class

Tuesday, August 6

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Continental breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Class

Wednesday, August 7

7:30-8:00 a.m.

Continental breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Class

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Graduation Reception & Dinner


Continuing Education Credit

The William J. Angell Surety School - Level I has been approved by the state insurance/financial services department/commissioner/continuing education committee in each state for the amount of Property/Casualty Insurance continuing education credits listed below.

In order to receive credits, students must sign in at the beginning of each day's class and sign out at the end of each day's class. Students must attend all 3 days' classes in order to receive the credits; no partial credit is awarded. There is no final exam. Note: If you would like to receive CE credits, please do not make travel arrangements that will require you to leave the hotel before 5:00 p.m. on Friday (we suggest no flights earlier than 8:00 p.m.).

Hourly breakdown of course time.

For more information, please contact NASBP's Professional Development Department at prodev@nasbp.org or call (202) 686-3700.

Alabama – 25 + 1 Ethics

Louisiana – 21 + 1 Ethics

Oklahoma – 25 + 1 Ethics

Alaska - 25 + 1 Ethics 

Maine – 21 + 1 Ethics

Oregon – 24 + 1 Ethics 4

Arizona - 26

Maryland - 21 + 1 Ethics

Pennsylvania - 26

Arkansas - 25 + 1 Ethics 

Massachusetts - 25

Rhode Island - 25 + 1 Ethics)

California - 26

Michigan – 20 + 1 Ethics 2

South Carolina – 25 + 1 Ethics

Colorado – 25 +1 Ethics

Minnesota -NA

South Dakota - 10

Connecticut – 26

Mississippi - 26

Tennessee - 24 + 1 Ethics

Delaware – 25 + 1 Ethics

Missouri - 16 + 1 Ethics

Texas – 25 + 1 Ethics

District of Columbia - 25 + 1 Ethics 

Montana - 25 + 1 Ethics

Utah – 25 + 1 Ethics

Florida – 24

Nebraska – 20 + 1 Ethics

Vermont - 25 + 1 Ethics

Georgia – 22 + 1 Ethics

Nevada - 26

Virginia -  25 + 1 Ethics 5

Hawaii - 21

New Hampshire - 23 + 1 Ethics

Washington – 21 + 1 Ethics 

Idaho – 25 + 1 Ethics

New Jersey - 24 + 1 Ethics

West Virginia - 25 + 1 Ethics

Illinois – 12 + 1 Ethics

New Mexico - 25 + 1 Ethics

Wisconsin - 24 + 1  Ethics

Indiana – 23 + 1 Ethics

New York - 15 3

Wyoming - 25 + 1 Ethics

Iowa - 25 + 1 Ethics

North Carolina - 25 + 1 Ethics

Ontario, Canada - 16 Tech. + 1 Mgmt.

Kansas - 25 + 1 Ethics

North Dakota – 25 + 1 Ethics

Kentucky - 24 + 1 Ethics

Ohio - 21 + 1 Ethics

 

1 Florida Provider number 751. Course number 102688

2 Michigan Provider number 0168. Course number 74694

3 New York Provider number NY-NYPO-100049. Course number NYCR-259196. Course expiration date: 11.30.2019.

4 NASBP and this course are registered with the Oregon Insurance Division and registration does not imply endorsement by the Insurance Division.

5 ONLY the Virginia Insurance License Number (VLN) or the National Producer Number (NPN) are permitted forms of student identification. This course is categorized as "Non-Company/Non-Agency."

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