Austin is proud of the reputation we have earned within the education community. We continuously strive to be our education clients' go-to resource for their ever-changing insurance, employee benefits, HR and benefits technology needs.

With established programs since 1974, we work with more than 200 education-related institutions. Our highly specialized service team evaluates each client individually and crafts customized programs for a comprehensive service solution.

  • Insurance
  • Employee benefits
  • HR consulting
  • Benefits technology
  • Specialized insurance and service programs

Additionally, we provide our education clients with access to a number of unique programs and services, including:

  • School-based Consortium: Member schools benefit from cost containment and quality benefits. The Consortium supports employer sustainability and faculty and staff retention.

  • Education benchmarking: Valuable industry and peer trends are shared with our school clients to help them make more informed decisions. 

  • Carrier leverage and group buying power: A result of our vast education client base, Austin has the ability to negotiate coverage and pricing not available in the regular marketplace. 

  • Dedicated education service team: Our specialized team of education experts are in schools every day. we understand the culture, schedules and demands of educational institutions. 


We are proud partners in education. An unprecedented 19 Property & Casualty team members at Austin & Co. have their “Certified School Risk Manager" designation (CSRM).  They have studied and tested in an intensive risk management curriculum that is school risk specific, and is administered by the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. 

This unique distinction sets Austin & Co. apart from other insurance and risk advisors.  School risks are challenging, and our specialty focus will help our education clients navigate the best strategies to manage and control their exposures.  If you want to learn more about our Property & Casualty Team contact us.