We are B.E.S.T., the name says it all!

A premier insurance and financial CE provider.

Why Partner with B.E.S.T.?

As a top-notch continuing education provider, we offer up-to-date, industry pertinent, and nationally approved CE courses.

➤ About Broker Educational Sales & Training, Inc. (B.E.S.T.)

We have been a premier provider of CE training programs for insurance and financial professionals since 1986. We offer access to unparalleled industry knowledge and experience of more than 30+ years in writing, designing, and administering continuing education programs.

Our dedicated staff provides you with professional and courteous service. During our normal business hours, you will always reach a “real” person not a machine.

➤ Our Mission

Our mission is to provide truly value-added services and programs that help professionals meet mandatory CE requirements, increase their knowledge and competency through current and effective learning programs.

Executive Team

Edward J. Barrett
Founder, President & CEO

“Ed has over 40 years of experience in the financial and insurance services industries, is the principal author of a series of professional continuing education courses and has presented to roughly 200,000 financial and insurance professionals nationwide.”

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Marguerite Tschada-Horras

“Marguerite has been the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operations Officer (COO) at B.E.S.T. for over 25 years, reporting directly to Edward J. Barrett, B.E.S.T.’s Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).”

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Contact Information by Department

Contact us when you need assistance in purchasing a course, scheduling a Super CE Program, partnering with us, or to help answer any questions you may have.


(Contact if you have any questions regarding credit submission.)


Business Development & Training

(Contact if you are interested in partnering with us.)


Client Relations

(Contact if you are interested in our Super CE programs.)


Information Technology

(Contact if you have any technical questions regarding online courses.)


Marketing Department

(Contact if you have any questions regarding CE course emails, marketing materials or Tax and / or Social Security guides.)


Regulatory Department

(Contact if you are with the state insurance department, CFP Board or IWI.)


Registration Department

(Contact if you have any questions / issues regarding CE programs or live webinars you registered for.)


Self-study Department

(Contact if you have any questions or issues regarding our self-study or online CE courses you purchased.)



(Contact if you shipped or are receiving materials to/from B.E.S.T. and are verifying receipt/shipment.)


Partnership Programs

➤ Direct / Distribution Partners

We help develop, deliver, and manage a truly value-added turnkey continuing education program complementing the products and services our partners represent.

Our partners are in the insurance, financial, broker/dealer, and asset management industries. To partner with us, click the button below.

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your inquiry about our employment opportunities. Position openings become available on an intermittent basis. Please feel free to check back with us periodically.