Support Education Innovation

An industry as dynamic as risk and insurance must commit to always solving problems in new, better, or faster ways.  The Research Associate cohort supports the facilitation of research and publication efforts to attract students, develop career-oriented programs, and partner with educational institutions.  By becoming a Research Associate your contribution helps The Research Academy identify insurance trends, gather emerging risk data, and customize relevant research to strengthen our industry. 

New Educational Projects & Initiatives

Research Publications & Weekly Content

Course Scholarships & Research Grants

Inspiriring Future Industry Talent

A portion of your donation funds the continued development of the Certified Insurance Service Representatives (CISR) High School program, a career and technical education program that allows high school students from across the country to earn the valuable CISR designation during the final two years of high school.

The National Alliance Research Academy began its CISR High School Program to attract high school students into the risk management and insurance industry.  This unique program is funded by Research Associates and cultivates a capable future workforce that inspires a new generation of professionals seeking meaningful insurance and risk management careers. 

"Being a part of the Research Academy is an honor for Popular. I believe it's a way to "walk the talk" and become an active participant in the development of high quality educational materials and research. It also helps a new generation of students to develop in insurance & risk management earlier, with better tools than most of us probably had when we were developing our careers."

–Cristina Pedraza-Martinez, J.D., CPA, CIC

Popular Insurance, LLC

Joining The Research Academy

Your $1000 annual tax-deductible contribution to the National Alliance Research Academy helps us further our mission as a non-profit 501c(3) to elevate individual insurance and risk management professionals across the world. As a Research Associate, you help us to develop practical RMI educational programs that transform lives and build thriving careers.  All Research Associates receive marketing and publication benefits.  

National Branding Visibility

Research Associate Benefits

"Being able to help conduct research studies is very rewarding! Anything we can do to help make this industry stronger and better for everyone, especially the young people coming into the insurance and risk fields, makes me feel like I am paying forward what so many people did for me."

–Jack Elliott, CIC, CRM, CISR, CPRM, CSRM

CRC Group

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Welcome To the Alliance!

The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research is now the Risk & Insurance Education Alliance, or simply “The Alliance”.  For more details, please read our Press Release.