SDC does virtually all the set up work so that the 1:1 devices issued by your district are insured. This may come at no cost to your district!
The process is simple. For school district’s who prefer the option to allow parents to purchase insurance, SDC will create informational flyers to be handed out to students by the schools when the student is provided with the device. The flyers will explain the insurance, associated cost, and how to obtain coverage.
Parents may sign up for the insurance on www.schooldevicecoverage.com upon receiving the device. Parents will provide us with their name, address, the student’s name, and the device serial number. At checkout, parents who choose to, may elect to break up their payments using PayPal Credit. Upon completing the insurance purchase, the device has coverage against damage, loss, and theft, for the entire school year.
SDC offers unlimited claims on an insured device, no deductible, no hidden processing fees, and full coverage transferability to loaner devices. Our customer service is second to none, and we provide personal, experienced experts who can help you every step of the way. During business hours, your call will be answered by a live, licensed agent.
"Hello! I'm Michele Marasca."
"I am the Business Development Director for School Device Coverage. I'll be helping you make your 1 to 1 program a huge success! Please contact me for any questions about how to get started."
Michele Marasca spoke with Garrett Kerr, Tustin Unified School District's coordinator of educational technology, to discuss some of the ins and outs of their highly successful 1:1 program.
Claims are entered by the parent/student on schooldevicecoverage.com. The claims process is customized and varies depending on the preferances of the district.
Following are examples for handling claims for damaged devices after the claim is filed on schooldevicecoverage.com.
The claims process for lost and stolen devices is simpler. A police report is required for stolen devices.
SDC will implement the most stream lined solution to support the district and the students' families.
Must all schools in a district participate in the insurance?
Absolutely NOT! SDC will provide insurance on all or just 1 school in a district.
What are the insurance payment options?
Credit card and checks.
Can districts make insurance mandatory?
Requiring parents to purchase insurance is done by many school districts.
Can districts simply send a Excel spreadsheet to SDC of the issued devices?
Yes! SDC's goal is to make the process easy for the districts/schools. Typically, if districts mandate parents purchase insurance, then you know the students and serial numbers. You may send us a spreadsheet of the issued devices.
Is there a limit on the number of claims a family may file on a device per year?
No, there is no limit. Some students have multiple claims and some students never have a claim. That's the nature of insurance.
How long does it take for the insurance to be set up and coordinated between SDC and the district?
Planning ahead is always prudent. The details can be determined on a phone call, but it takes time for SDC to create the flyers and distribute them to your district/schools. We prefer to have all ducks in a row at least a week before school starts.
The path a district takes regarding insurance is determined by two simple questions.
Schooldevicecoverage.com has been providing insurance on 1:1 computing devices for many years. We have the experience and expertise such insurance requires. Our goal is simple: Provide districts and their families with the best insurance possible at the lowest possible price. We hope you'll contact us and let us know if you're interested.
Thanks for visiting. All of us at schooldevicecoverage.com wish your district, your teachers and staff, and your students incredible success in your 1:1 program!