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Educators in Private Practice Professional Liability Insurance

This insurance policy provides professional liability coverage for independent contractors – protecting the educator against damages resulting from a negligent act, error or omission.
Eligible participants include:

  • Educator professionals receiving a 1099 who are contracted to an educational unit
  • Educators in private practice
  • Educational consultantsClick here to enroll for coverage

Other Useful Links for Diags:

Academic Accommodation Resources

Child Centered Legal Framework

Houston – Metropolitan Diagnosticians’ Association

Information on all ESCs

International Dyslexia Association

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Learning Disabilities Online

Learn How to Become a …

National Certification of Educational Diagnosticians

Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association

Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping

Resource guide for students with disabilities

Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents

(SWEP) Annual Statewide Evaluation Conference

TEA link Legislature online

TEA Special Education Listserv


Texas online

TUCK Sleep Foundation




Our Board Members

Chairperson  |  Leslie Flisowski
Vice-Chair/Professional Visibility  |  Stephanie Lee
Secretary  | Melissa Politz
Treasurer  |  Jennifer Vasquez
Credentials  |  Angie Elkins
Continuing Education  |  Sarah Johnston
Legislative  |  Michelle Hall
Administrative Assistant  |  Debra Hawkins


Email: Deb Hawkins
PO Box 53661 Lubbock, Texas 79453-3661