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April 1, 2013
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Education Update
A quarterly newletter from IIAN's Education Department.

The Big "I" of Nebraska is always looking for new education topics as well as multiple ways to offer that education, whether it be by classroom, webinar or online. 


Whatever the case may be, check the Big "I" Education calendar at for all your education needs.

New 2013 ISO CGL Changes Webinar - April 10
For the first time in six years, ISO has made numerous changes to its Commerical General Liability (CGL) policy forms and endorsements.  There are about a dozen coverage form changes plus 80+ new or revised endorsements, including
  • MAJOR changes in Additional Insured endorsements,
  • a revision of the liquor liability exclusion for BYOB establishments
  • pollution exclusion changes
  • and more...!

Don't miss this 1 hour presentation for the low price of $59 per "seat" on Wednesday, April 10! 

(A "seat" is one internet connection, so get your office together in the conference room and pay one low price.)  Click here to register today.
How To Get New Business Online

Webinar Series - April 23 and 25, 12 Noon CDT

Learn success strategies from two young independent agents - Jason Cass and Ryan Hanley - who are consistently getting new customers and writing new business by using online tools and social media the right way.  


If you attended IIAN's annual convention last October in Kearney, you know what a dynamic presenter Jason Cass is!  If you're into it - or want to be - two hours with Jason and Ryan is a smart investmentFind out more and register here.
Spring Free CE* Series Is Back! - Get 6 CEUs**!
IIAN has once again scheduled our Free CE* road show across Nebraska for members only.  Don't miss this great opportunity for everyone in your agency.
Back by popular demand is John Dismukes, CPCU, CIC, AAI to share his wisdom on "Thriving In The Changing Market" (3 PC) and"Closing The Communications Gap: Loss Prevention vs. Mitigation" (3 Ethics**).
Dates and Locations:
  • May 20 - Ogallala - Quality Inn
  • May 21 - Kearney - Ramada Inn
  • May 22 - Norfolk - Holiday Inn Express
  • May 23 - Ashland - Mahoney State Park
*There is a $1 per credit hour processing fee.
**Approval pending
$1,500 Scholarships Available For Online Insurance College Degree Program - Deadline May 1

The IIAN Foundation is pleased to announce that again this year, two $1,500 scholarships are available for the online Insurance Services Certificate and Associate Degree program, offered through Northeast Community College, in partnership with IIAN and Project INVEST. The entire program is available online, including the seven core insurance courses which make up the accelerated Certificate option. See detailed program and course information.


Insurance courses are approved for up to 24 CEU's, and are transferrable to other Nebraska colleges. Registration is now open for the fall term beginning August 19, 2013.

Winners of the 2012 scholarships were Laura Wasilk of Creighton and Meghann Pursley with the Home Agency in Benkelmann. 

Deadline to submit scholarship application is May 1, 2013.
Nominate the Outstanding CSR of the Year - Deadline May 1

Click here for a nomination form. 

Please contact me or anyone at the IIAN office with any question you have about insurance education.  
Nancy Robeson
Education and Events Director
Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska  1-800-377-3985