VPE is open to all Virginia professionals in the education sector. Your VPE membership classification depends upon your role in education.
Typical union dues are about $45 to $50 per month! That’s about $500 per year! VPE gives you twice the coverage for about 1/3 the price!
VPE membership includes $2,000,000 ($2 million) Professional Educator Liability Insurance per member.
The full $2,000,000 liability coverage (per member, per occurrence) also applies for Civil Rights lawsuits.
You are protected against a broad range of allegations and liabilities which could arise against you in the course of your professional responsibilities and duties. These include the following:
Note: All Areas (Coverages A-D) are included with professional membership.
Virginia Professional Educators pays your attorney fees, and then VPE is reimbursed by the insurance company. You should not have to pay any money from your own pocket for attorneys’ fees for any legal action covered by the policy, up to the limits of the insurance policy.
Yes. This is an “occurrence” policy. You are covered, provided you were a member when the incident occurred.
Download our insurance comparison and summary fact sheet for more details and key facts about VPE’s $2,000,000 per Member Educators Liability Insurance Policy and program.
If you still have questions or would like more information sent to you, then please call us at (888) 873-9661, or email us at: info@VirginiaEducators.org.