D. Janecka, Senior Vice President
National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research
UAIIA TO CONDUCT CIC and CISR PROGRAMS
AUSTIN, TX (February 2, 2016) -- The National Alliance for Insurance
Education & Research and the Utah
Association of Independent Insurance Agents (UAIIA) have announced that the
UAIIA will assume administrative leadership of the Certified Insurance
Counselors (CIC), and Certified Insurance Service Representatives (CISR) Programs
in Utah effective January 1, 2016.
The CIC Program, founded in 1969,
is the nation’s leading source of advanced, technical education for the
practicing insurance professional.
The CISR Program, developed as a companion program to CIC in 1986,
provides practical education and training for all agency and company employees,
particularly customer service representatives, in both classroom and online
UAIIA will conduct its first CIC
institute (Agency Management) March 2-4, 2016 in Salt Lake City, and the first
CISR course (Personal Lines – Miscellaneous) will be offered in Salt Lake City,
on March 1, 2016.
“We are working closely with UAIIA’s
volunteer leadership and the association’s Executive Director, Cheryl Lyman, to meet the educational needs of the insurance
community in Utah,” said William T. Hold, Ph.D., CIC, CPCU, CLU, President of
The National Alliance. “With this
new partnership, we are confident that our programs will have a wider reach and
accessibility to industry professionals across the state.”
Offering these proven programs to the insurance
professionals of Utah, either online, in the classroom, or in-house, will
significantly enhance the career path opportunities available in Utah.
For specific information about program offerings in Utah,
contact The National Alliance: 800/633-2165, www.TheNationalAlliance.com.
Based in Austin, Texas, The National Alliance for Insurance
Education and Research has more than 46 years of experience and leadership in
insurance and risk management education. The National Alliance advances the
profession by providing insurance and risk management professionals of every
experience level with integrated, practical continuing education, timely
research and designation opportunities.
The education and training leads to one or more of the five
distinguished designations – Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR),
Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Certified
School Risk Manager (CSRM), and Certified Personal Risk Manager (CPRM). For information visit