Life & Disability Insurance
Friday, March 13 2009

CTA has partnered with Standard Insurance Company to bring you reliable and trustworthy protection for what matters most should the unexpected occur. Voluntary disability and life insurance plans through Standard Insurance Company include many new enhancements - with no increase in premiums - as well as new conveniences such as online enrollment and disability claim submission.

Eligibility: CTA Member
Full time active employee of a California educational facility With an annual contract working at least 15 hours per week.

If you would like information or if you would like to enroll Michael Coats from The Standard will be visiting schools in the district. Ask your site leader if he will be coming to your school or stop by the TVEA office during one of the open houses.

As a new teacher to the district, you are eligible to apply for disability insurance through The Standard without providing medical evidence. This opportunity is available only if you are a member of the TVEA/CTA/NEA and if you apply within the first 120 days of employment. You may apply after the first 120 days however, you will need to provide a medical history statement.

The Standard rejects new teacher disability applications for the following reasons:

  • If the application is received after the first 120 days of employment; or
  • If membership to the TVEA/CTA/NEA cannot be verified.

A couple of steps to follow to avoid denial of your application:

  • Complete a TVEA/CTA/NEA membership enrollment form as soon as possible. The form can be given to your Site Leader or sent to TVEA via district mail;
  • Submit your completed disability application directly to The Standard at: CTA Standard Insurance Company P.O. Box 4744, Portland OR 97208-9954.

Do not forward your application to the district office or TVEA office. We do not assume responsibility for the processing of applications. Make sure you retain a copy of your application for your records; You may also Enroll Online fill out the enrollment form and click submit.

Questions contact:
Customer Service 800-522-0406
7am - 7pm PST

For more information visit The Standard