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Pennsylvania Educational Institution Insurance: Brief Q&A

Pennsylvania Educational Institution Insurance Brief Q&A

Pennsylvania Educational Institution Insurance: Brief Q&A

Pennsylvania’s educational industry is often volatile; operational cost and funding are continually rising and safety and security is often compromised. So, how can educational institutions meet these unpredictable demands?

Dryfoos’s Pennsylvania educational insurance and risk management tools enable educational institutions to uphold their moral obligation of protecting their staff and students. These solutions safeguard their overall purpose of teaching without compromising their reputation or finances.

We live in a litigious society and educational institutions often fall victim to costly claims.  Our brief Q&A will help you understand and more importantly, avert these risks.

Who is eligible for Dryfoos’s Pennsylvania educational insurance?

  • Primary and secondary schools
  • Higher education institutions
  • Performing arts schools
  • Trade schools

What does Pennsylvania educational institution insurance cover?

  • Public liability covers claims made against its staff and governors
  • Indemnity for teachers for education trips
  • Teacher coverage following suspensions due to abuse allegations
  • Personal possessions coverage
  • Property damage
  • Legal expenses
  • Theft

What are the common risks  Pennsylvania’s educational institutions face?

  • Serious injury
  • Sexual harassment
  • Bullying
  • Fraud

How can we mitigate these risks?

  • Client Portal
    • A resource available through The Dryfoos Group of Insurance Agencies.
    • Provides loss control and risk management information.
    • Access to an online community where you can connect and share information with peers in the educational institution industry
  • Along with your staff, identify common risks and its sources
  • Frequently monitor your school’s programs and operations
  • Practice risk avoidance by choosing alternative school activities that involv less risks
  • Prior to hiring outside vendors, carefully review contracts
  • Work with  IT administrators to identify and avert fraud

Your protection is important to us here at Dryfoos. Our specialists can give you expert advice on a plan that is right for you, including a risk management assessment to ensure that you, your staff, students, property and assets are properly protected. It’s more important now than ever before to protect your establishment, staff and students from extraneous risk. Call, email or fill out our form and get on the path to education-based risk solutions with Dryfoos.

Call Us Today! 1-800-253-6728

Sources:

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/principals/spag/finance/pages/publicliability.aspx

http://edmgt.com/pdfs/publications/0067.pdf

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