Mission / Vision / Values


The mission of the Public School Risk Institute is to promote research, innovation and the exchange of information concerning the management of risk in the public school arena.


The Public School Risk Institute is the preeminent authority for innovative and effective solutions for advancing the discipline of risk management in public education.


The Public School Risk Institute pledges itself to the betterment of our member organizations and to the professional growth and development of their representatives. Our efforts will be characterized by trust, integrity and a spirit of sharing and helpfulness. We intend to uphold these values in our endeavors.

Service – We will be guided by a commitment to meet the needs of our members.

Communication – We are committed to developing networks for sharing information among the nearly 15,000 public school districts in the United States and the risk sharing groups supporting them.

Education and Training – We will provide access to information on emerging risk management issues and industry-specific best practices.

Responsible Stewardship – We will develop members' expertise in identifying, assessing and mitigating risks in order to help members manage the resources of their districts responsibly and prudently.

Ethical Conduct – Our board, staff and members are expected to act ethically and to avoid conflicts of interest or any appearance of conflicts.

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