Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Jun 16
FREE online class for the CPCU 530 Navigating the Legal Landscape of Insurance

​The Vermont CPCU Society Chapter is pleased to announce we are hosting a FREE online class for the CPCU 530 Navigating the Legal Landscape of Insurance course this Fall!​

This is a difficult core course, and we want to help, so we have hired, Kelli-Jo Cloutier, a recognized course instructor with The Institutes.

This online class is open to all Insurance Professionals. There is no fee and membership in the Vermont Chapter of CPCU is not required. However, students will need to purchase the study material and exam separately.
Course details:
  • Date & Time: Tuesday’s 12-1pm starting 9/6/2022 – 11/29/2022 (will review one assignment/chapter each week)
  • Testing Window: 10/15/2022 – 12/15/2022
  • Zoom Cloud Meetings platform for online class
  • CPCU 530: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Insurance study material should be purchased by students prior to the start of class. Hyperlink to purchase study materials ($345-425) and exam ($300-$380) is CPCU | The Institutes.
  • If you need financial assistance for the CPCU 530 study material and/or exam costs, the VT CPCU Society can help pay for materials and/or the exam. See Garrett Martin contact info below.

Instructor Background:
Kelli-Jo Cloutier is the Assistant Controller at Co-operative Insurance Companies and lives in Addison, VT. She holds CPCU, AIS and ARe designations. Kelli-Jo has been with Co-op for 9 years; 4 years as Assistant Controller and 5 years as Accounting Intermediate. Before Co-op she was Staff Accountant for A.M. Peisch & Company, LLP CPA’s. She earned her Master’s degree in Accounting at the Southern New Hampshire University, Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Champlain College.

Garrett Martin, CPCU
Director – CPCU Society of Vermont
Phone: (802) 388-0061 x 3306​


Apr 01
APRIL 2022 Vote for VHSA Annual PSA Video!

Voting is now open for the People's Choice Awards portion of the VHSA's annual PSA video contest for Vermont high school students. There were 50+ submissions and 18 made it to the next round. You can vote only once a day, but you can vote for multiple videos during your session. Come back the next day to vote again for your favorites.

Vote here

​​ Voting ends Sunday, April 17th at midnight. ​

Mar 16

​​We're pleased to announce the IAIP Region 1 Conference to be held April 7-10, 2022 in picturesque Burlington, VT. This year we celebrate our 75th Diamond Anniversary. We extend an invitation to this year's conference to all IAIP members, guests, sponsors, exhibitors and anyone in the insurance field looking to connect with industry peers.

What to expect:

  • Exhibitor floor with industry-specific showcases
  • 1940's themed welcome party complete with swing music and dancing and guest, Commissioner Pieciak  
  • Young New Professionals (YNP) outing
  • Scavenger hunt and shopping in Downtown Burlington
  • In-depth educational courses with CE and CLP credit opportunities
  • Community Café filled with informational insurance topics
  • RVP celebration and mystery dinner
  • Communicating with Confidence (CWC) competition and business meetings
  • Awards and Scholarship Luncheon with Olympic Gold Medalist Barbara Cochran and guest, Governor Phil Scott
  • 75th Diamond Jubilee Gala including cocktails, dinner and more dancing

We can't wait to share the fun with you! Register today to take advantage of preferred pricing for VIAA members. Just mention code “VIAA IAIP" on your registration to take advantage of our early bird pricing. Registration Deadline is 4/1/2022.

Click here to register for the IAIP Region 1 Conference

Click here for hotel accommodations

About this blog
This blog is managed by the VIAA team. If you have any questions or would like to submit  content. please contact us at