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Feature OOL'S SCH BACK! Registration for NASBP Winter Surety School Session is now open to members, affiliates, associates, and non-members NASBP IS PLEASED to announce that it is accepting registrations for the Winter Session of the William J. Angell Surety School from NASBP members, affiliates, and associates and from non-members. For more than three decades, the school has provided students with the opportunity to learn the business from the top surety producers and underwriters in the country. The 2015 Winter Session will be held in Houston, Texas, during January 25-30, 2015, and will offer two classes each of Level's I and II. Over the course of three days, Level I offers an introduction to the surety industry that familiarizes students with the function and process of bonding, with an emphasis on understanding how contractors' financials are analyzed during the underwriting process. This course is intended not only for assistant, associate, trainee and new producers and underwriters but also administrative assistants, account managers, risk advisors, and executive assistants, among others. The registration fee for members, affiliates, and associates is $1,275 and for non-members is $2,550. 26 2015 WINTER SESSION WILL BE HELD IN HOUSTON, TEXAS, DURING JANUARY 25-30, 2015, AND WILL OFFER TWO CLASSES EACH OF LEVELS I AND II. The intensive, five-day Level II course teaches students the basics of profiling clients, analyzing work in progress, understanding cash flow and its importance to a contractor's financial stability, creating an account submission, dealing with different types of claims, and managing risk. It concludes with a case study that offers participants an opportunity to put into practice all the knowledge and skills learned during the week. This course is a must for producers and underwriters with less than five years of experience. Others who have benefitted from the Level II course include claims assistants, risk advisors, and analysts, and customer service representatives. The registration fee for members, affiliates, and associates is $1,785 and for non-members is $3,570. School attendees are responsible for making their own sleeping room accommodations with the Doubletree Hotel Greenway Plaza Houston. SURETY BOND QUARTERLY | WINTER 2014 NASBP students receive a special discounted rate of $155/night (plus applicable taxes). To guarantee this rate, reservations must be made on or before Monday, January 5, 2015. The registration fee includes class materials, a welcome reception, continental breakfasts and breaks, and a graduation dinner for both Levels. Lunch and dinner "on your own" offer a great a time to network with peers. Level I and Level II students are eligible for continuing education credits for attending the School. For a stateby-state breakdown of the number of credits earned for attending the School, visit the NASBP sites below. For more details and registration information about Level I, visit http:// sslevel1. For more details and registration information about Level II, visit suretyschool2/sslevel2. ●

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Surety Bond Quarterly - Winter 2014

NASBP Upcoming Meetings
2014-2015 NASBP Executive Committee
From the CEO: Education is everywhere and in everything we do
Practical Insights: What You Need to Know-Lease Accounting, A new standard is coming
Surety Up North
Training the Next Generation of Surety Talent
EJCDC’s New P3 Document
The Top 10 Things Public Owners Should Know About Surety Bonds
What's a Construction Company's Most Valuable Asset?
NASBP Virtual Seminars
School’s Back!
New NASBP Resource: Information map of advocacy issues
Meetings in Photos
The Importance of Cracking the “WIP” Monthly
U.S. Customs and Border Protection to Deploy eBond
NASBP Outreach Continues Throughout the Year
Index to Advertisers

Surety Bond Quarterly - Winter 2014