History and Mission
From the President
Founded in 1876, IEA, the leader of professional education in the Western
United States, serves the needs of 5,000 students annually through more
than 300 semester courses, workshops, self-study, online courses, and customized
Wide Range of Training Options
From classroom settings to online programs, from one-day workshops and short,
text-based self-study programs to semester-long
courses, IEA utilizes a range of training options to help you attain your
IEA's faculty of over 150 active and highly credentialed practitioners, are all experts in a variety of
industry backgrounds, including but not limited to insurance and risk management.
Regional and National Outreach
IEA's growing outreach is now National, with IEA's online
training capabilities allowing for a national presence in key subject areas.
Not-for-Profit, Public Benefit
IEA exists solely to provide quality education to the
A Rich History in Insurance and Risk Management
IEA traces its 134 year history to the Fire Underwriters
Association of the Pacific which later became the Insurance Underwriters Association
of the Pacific, reflecting expansion to an independent, all industry, all-line
organization.The name was again changed in 1966
to Insurance Educational Association (IEA) to more accurately describe the evolving
activities of the organization.
IEA creates and provides the highest quality professional
development and continuing education products and services in insurance, risk
management, and disability management.