Marsh McLennan Agency is dedicated to supporting educational institutions nationwide by providing a wide range of resources, products, and expertise tailored to meet the unique set of challenges. For over 25 years, MMA has helped educational institutions minimize risk and maximize the health of their organizations.

Tailored solutions safeguarding the education industry

Marsh McLennan Agency provides services an educational institution needs to ensure your organization is operating smoothly.

Safety and Risk Control Services

MMA assists educational institutions develop a safe environment for staff and students by providing safety programs and loss control measures to help identify, assess, and mitigate potential risks.

Environmental Services

We aim to help institutions understand, manage, and mitigate their environmental risks and liabilities to protect the environment from improper maintenance of HVAC systems, disposed lab waste via the school’s wastewater treatment plant, and ensure safe fuel storage practices for the bus fleet.

Cybersecurity Services

Protecting sensitive data is a critical concern for the education industry. We can assist in safeguarding valuable information against financial losses, support in the event of a cyber incident, and implement preventative cybersecurity measures.

Employee Health & Benefits

Our employee benefits experts are highly knowledgeable about the education industry, allowing us to create customized benefit plans that cater to the specific needs of your institution’s employees, to help effectively attract and retain top talent.

What sets us apart

From safety to wellness, insurance solutions and beyond—the future of your educational institution is limitless with MMA Midwest.

Years insuring higher education and K-12 institutions
Education institutions nationwide
Students served

Specialized coverages for education

Marsh McLennan Agency understands the exposures faced by educational institutions. We provide specialized coverages to meet your specific needs.

School Business Auto Insurance

Our team is available to guide you through the process of selecting the right coverage for your school’s auto fleet (buses, vans, and cars) from theft, accidents, and more.

School Leader’s Errors and Omissions Insurance

Designed to safeguard educational institutions against claims arising from professional errors, omissions, and negligence, MMA provides protection from potential financial and legal risks.

School Property Insurance

We understand the importance of protecting students, staff, and facilities. Our team works closely to identify potential vulnerabilities and develop strategies to prevent or mitigate the risks due to fires, natural disasters, theft, vandalism, and more to protect your institutions valuable assets.

Sexual Misconduct & Molestation Insurance

This coverage helps education institutions protect their students, staff, and reputation. In the event of an allegation, this insurance is designed to cover legal defense costs, settlement payments, and damages awarded to the victim.

Risk Management Services

Our commitment is to provide clients with a proactive risk management that includes a combination of risk assessments, program development, and education services common areas of focus may include:

Plainfield community consolidated school district 202 improves employee health and safety while reducing insurance costs

In 2016, Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 (Plainfield 202), found their district at a crossroads. They needed a new health insurance strategy focused on consumerism, accountability, and engagement, as well as a more comprehensive risk management program to drive down workers’ compensation claims. Plainfield 202 partnered with MMA on strategies to minimize workers’ compensation risks and maximize the health and wellbeing of employees.

Expert insights, trends and strategies for education

Frequently asked questions

We offer risk assessments to identify potential liabilities, develop risk management strategies and protocols, provide safety training programs, and offer comprehensive insurance solutions to protect against potential risks.

We recommend contacting a Marsh McLennan Agency advisor. We will work closely with you to understand your institution’s needs and design a customized insurance program that meets all your challenges.

All areas of support are designed to specifically respond to the unique needs of the education industry. MMA works with education clients ranging from K-12, colleges, universities, special education and private schools, among others. In total, we serve over 1,600 educational institutions.

A typical school board or educators’ legal liability policy is designed to protect not only teachers but also school board members, administrators, volunteers, student teachers, and various other members of the educational staff. Standard policy language defines a “wrongful act” to include coverage for an actual or alleged breach of duty, neglect, misleading statement and other errors or omissions of an insured educator in their capacity or scope of employment on behalf of the educational institution. Typical allegations found in claims include:

  • Failure to educate
  • Failure to supervise a classroom
  • Loss of accreditation
  • Employment-related lawsuits claiming discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination
  • Failure to respond or prevent bullying activities