2910 North 44th Street, Suite 210, Phoenix, Arizona 85018-7256 · (602) 912-8456 · FAX: (602) 912-8452

Contact: Greg Harris 97-5

Executive Assistant Director FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

602/912-8451 May 13, 1997

Insurance Department To Conduct Public Meeting

Regarding Insurance License Examinations

John Greene, Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance announced today that the Department will hold a public meeting Wednesday, June 4, 1997 regarding the insurance license examination process. Representatives from the Department, Insurance Testing Corporation (ITC), and the Kelley Insurance Center of Drake University will provide trainers, managers and publishers with information concerning the testing program and candidate performance, as well as collect comments and answer questions from those attending.

The June 4 meeting will be held at the Crescent Hotel at Koll Center, 2620 West Dunlap Avenue in Phoenix from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Questions regarding this meeting should be directed to Maureen Catalioto, Licensing Supervisor, Arizona Department of Insurance, at 602-912-8470, or Mary Hall, Vice President, ITC, at 800-893-6026.

A new Licensing Information Bulletin reflecting any changes for Arizona candidates will be available in early August for exams on or after October 1, 1997. Any license candidate planning to take a test October 1, 1997, or later should obtain a copy of the new Bulletin, which contains test content outlines, forms, and information on how to register and schedule tests directly with ITC. Customized outlines and sections of the Bulletin may be obtained through ITC's home page at http://www.i-t-c.com.

When ordering Bulletins, please specify whether you want the current October 1996 edition or the new edition planned for October 1997. Requests should include the complete street address for shipping purposes, as well as the number of Bulletins required for an initial three-month supply. Telephone requests may be made by calling ITC at 800-853-5448, or by mailing requests to: Attn.: Bulletin Distribution, Insurance Testing Corporation, 1360 Energy Park Drive, Second Floor, St. Paul, MN 55108-5252.