Risk Management in Schools and Higher Education

Managing liability so you can focus on learning.

It’s a fact of life that schools and universities today, while tackling the daunting task of educating our youth, must also address a unique set of risks and exposures.

That’s why school business administrators look to an insurance brokerage and risk management partner with the qualifications and experience to help assure their institution is properly protected.

As a result, administrators and educators can take their minds off of financials and liabilities and devote more attention to creating great learning environments. 

Specific Areas of Education Expertise

  • Joint Insurance Funds
  • Property and Casualty Insurance
  • Educators Legal Liability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Student Accident Risk Management
  • Public Official Bonds
  • Regulatory Compliance Training
  • Defensive Driving and Fleet Safety
  • Playground Inspections
  • Safety Inspections
  • Development of Written Safety Programs
  • Building Valuations

Highlighted Education Experience


Conner Strong & Buckelew has specialized in insurance and risk management of educational institutions for more than two decades. Through our Education Practice, we serve as Director for two highly successful sub-funds of the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group – the Educational Risk & Insurance Consortium (ERIC South) and the Burlington and Camden County Educators Insurance Consortium (BACCEIC). In addition, we were instrumental in partnering with a major insurance company in the formation of the Southern New Jersey Schools Property Casualty Safety Group.

Practice Leader

Alfred Kirk

Partner, Account Executive

10+ Years of experience

Practice Leader

Scott Davenport

Senior Partner, Practice Leader, Public Entity

More than 30 years of senior consulting and brokering experience