Educator Advisory Panel Survey Results

Below are brief summaries and results of Educator Advisory Panel studies conducted by Horace Mann in regards to a variety of educational issues.



Below are brief summaries and results of Educator Advisory Panel studies conducted by Horace Mann in regards to a variety of educational issues.

December 2020

In December 2020, almost 700 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering health during the pandemic and financial well-being.

July 2020

In July 2020, over 800 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering student loan debt, social media usage, upcoming election and lesson planning.

January 2020

In December 2019, over 600 educators responded to the latest Horace Mann Educator Advisory Panel survey. This survey asked educators about their experiences with the problems of vaping among their students, saving for retirement, and paying off student loans.

June 2019

In June 2019, almost 700 educators responded to the latest Horace Mann Educator Advisory Panel survey. This survey asked educators about their experiences with job satisfaction, job security, classroom and workplace concerns, public and private schools, and family ties to education.

February 2019

In February 2019, 569 educators responded to the latest Horace Mann Educator Advisory Panel survey. This survey asked educators about their experiences on their first day and first year in the classroom.

November 2018

In November 2018, over 600 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering community involvement and distracted driving awareness.

June 2018

In June 2018, over 650 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering driving habits, retirement, and data privacy.

February 2018

In February 2018, over 650 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering retirement readiness, financial challenges, and technology.

May 2017

In May 2017, over 700 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering spring fever, distracted driving, and payment preferences.

February 2017

In February 2017, over 600 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering student absenteeism, retirement preparation/working after retirement, and saving and investing for retirement.

October 2016

In October 2016, over 600 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering financial workshops, preferred method of communication, preferred social media platform, and effective messaging.

May 2016

In May 2016, over 700 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering teacher evaluations, class size, presidential campaign teachable moments, communication preferences, knowledge of state teachers’ retirement systems and educators’ favorite websites.

October 2015

In October 2015, over 700 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering career progression, leadership roles, workload, educator financial goals and life insurance.

June 2015

In June 2015, over 700 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering student loan debt, student loan forgiveness programs, customer loyalty programs and supplemental employment activities for educators.

May 2015

In May 2015, over 800 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering instructional coaching, personal classroom spending, substitute teachers, and mobile device services

November 2014

In November 2014, almost 800 educators responded to a survey covering health and wellness, principal evaluations, study hall and financial planning.  

June 2014

In June 2014, 533 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey about life as a teacher.

March 2014

In March 2014, 829 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering education blogs, alternative schools and insurance company websites.

October 2013

In October 2013, 885 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering a number of education and insurance topics including family ties to education, food allergies and school uniforms.

August 2013

In August 2013, 824 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering a number of education-related topics including summer school and school safety.

June 2013

In June 2013, 814 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering a number of education and insurance topics including out of pocket expenses, school budget cuts, community involvement, social media and email.

February 2013

In February 2013, 874 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering a number of education and insurance topics including grading methods, role of the school counselor, arts related instruction, and communicating with your insurance company.

December 2012

In December 2012, 876 educators responded to the latest Market Research survey covering a number of education topics including homework, future technology in the classroom, and parental involvement.  

November 2012

Over 900 educators responded to a survey covering Extended Learning Time, Perceptions of Education, Role of Retirees, Service Expectation, and Insurance Reviews.  

June 2012

952 educators responded to a survey covering support staff, Common Core Standards, job satisfaction, retirement and summer plans.  

March 2012

905 educators responded to a survey covering ability grouping, favorite websites, and eDelivery.

October 2011

965 educators responded to a survey covering service preferences, usage based insurance, dealing with student anxiety, and ESL instruction.

June 2011

1,034 educators responded to a survey covering student motivation, workplace issues, educator associations, retirement confidence, social media and household financial decisions.

March 2011

1,051 educators responded to a survey about teaching trends, classroom projects, insurance reviews, and customer communications.

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