Our stories


Who are we?

Who are we? Let us tell you.

We are a company filled with people who dedicate themselves to making the lives of America’s educators and their families better by protecting them today and helping them plan for tomorrow.

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An employee shares how one special teacher made a difference following a family loss -- and still influences her today.

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Two Horace Mann employees explain why providing quality customer service to educators is very personal to them.

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When the unknown really happens, this word sums up what you want from us.

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'I made a promise.'

Her clients were asleep when the fire started. With only the smoke-soaked clothes on their backs, this couple counted on their agent to keep her promise to be there.

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In 2011, an EF5 tornado hit Joplin. What happens next is the reason our agents become agents.

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A young father's life goes on when his wife dies two days before their oldest daughter's 12th birthday.

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When you know your agent cares about you as a person and not just as a policy number.

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Bicycles and insurance?

What kind of agent goes to school bearing bicycles? The kind who cares passionately about student success and school success. See why principals love the “P.A.S.S.” program.

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Our Administrator of the Year is recognized by teachers, staff, students and a source you might not expect.

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Our customer and East Coast teacher takes help directly to schools in Joplin, Mo. Horace Mann is there to help.

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In a struggling school district, you won't believe the impact of this simple recognition program.

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It's not just about selling insurance

Agent Alison Kidder saw a need that had nothing to do with selling insurance and everything to do with passion for her schools and community. See what happened next.

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Our agents love educators. But Horace Mann employees who work in the office also share that passion for educators and students.

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There's nothing "trivial" about the impact this agent's efforts have for teachers and students.

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Teachers Lounge

Welcome to our Teacher's Lounge

Find classroom funding opportunities, teaching resources and join our advisory panel to have your voice heard.  Open the door to our Teacher's Lounge.

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Donors Choose Kids

Take advantage of our programs

We honor teaching excellence, and our agents ask our schools, “How can we help?” Learn how we invest in you.

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We Love Teachers!

At Horace Mann, we are proud to serve teachers and all school employees. We would like to help you. If you would like to learn more, contact a local representative.

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