Education Practice Group

Insuring the future of the independent schools

Bolton & Company is a national leader in providing insurance and risk management services, employee benefits consulting and retirement plans for education risks. Our commitment to working with K-12 and higher education clients is designed to support the institution in achieving its educational mission and long term sustainability. We do this through an integrated approach by conducting forensic risk management audits, developing school specific coverage programs and risk management solutions, and building a service model that is designed to provide the institution with a customized platform that addresses both specific needs and accepted best practices. Bolton is also committed to emulating the same values as our education clients by honoring personal growth and advancement and conducting ourselves with integrity, professionalism and creativity.


  • Abuse & Molestation
  • Academic Security Risk
  • Auto Fleets
  • Boiler & Machinery
  • Bonds
  • Course of Construction (COC)
  • Earthquake, Flood and Windstorm
  • Educators Legal Liability
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Fine Arts
  • Foreign Liability
  • General Liability
  • Inland Marine
  • Intellectual Property
  • Pollution
  • Property Insurance
  • Student Accident
  • Trustee Liability
  • Tuition Refund
  • Workers' Compensation

Risk Management:

  • Alternative Risk Placements (Captives, pools, etc.)
  • Disaster Planning
  • Ergonomic Evaluations
  • Facilities Surveys
  • Fleet Safety Programs
  • Forensic Risk Management Audits
  • Loss Control & Engineering Surveys
  • Megan's Law Requirements
  • Property & Casualty Claims Management
  • Review and Develop Safety Programs
  • Supervisory Training
  • Workers' Compensation Claims Management

Employee Benefits & Retirement Plans:

  • Actuarial Services
  • Dependent Audits
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Employee Communication Services
  • Group Dental
  • Group Health
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Group Vision
  • Human Resources
  • Key Person Life Insurance
  • Legal Plans
  • On-line Enrollment
  • Wellness
  • 401(k)/403(b) Plans

Additional Solutions & Services:

  • Benchmarking
  • Education Specific Seminars & Webcasts
  • On-line Programs
  • Risk Assessment for Board of Trustees
  • Risk Management Audits
  • Workers' Compensation Safety Program (CAIS)
  • 401(k)/403(b) Audits

Association Relationships:

  • California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
  • California Association of Nonprofits (CAN)
  • Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers (CIAB)
  • Insurance Brokers and Agents of the West (IBA West)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • National Business Officers Association (NBOA)
  • Partnership for Excellence in Jewish Education (PEJE)
  • Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS)
  • University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA)
  • Western Boarding School Association (WBSA)


  • Ronald C. Wanglin - Top U.S. Broker - Education - Risk and Insurance Magazine
  • Ronald C. Wanglin - National Broker Advisory Committee Member - United Educators Insurance Company
  • Ronald C. Wanglin - National Alliance Faculty Member - Certified School Risk Manager (CSRM) Designation