First Student in the Nation to pass the CISR High School - Commercial Casualty Exam (IBC).
Congratulations to Allison Hills for a remarkable accomplishment on being the first high school student to pass the CISR Commercial Casualty Certification Exam!
The National Alliance CISR (Certified Insurance Service Representatives) High School Program Expands into Birmingham School System- Press Release
The National Alliance today announces the expansion of the CISR High School Program into seven high schools in Birmingham, Alabama. The program was approved for accreditation with the Alabama Department of Education as a new Career and Technical Education Insurance Program of Study which helps students earn an insurance designation and an industry-based certification upon graduation.
MONIQUE COLIZZI, CISR HIGH SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR - PROGRAM TESTIMONIAL
“The CISR HS Program has taken my 19 high school students to a level that was unimaginable this year. They are committed, have a sense of purpose and pride, and are pushing themselves to expert levels! The curriculum is robust, organized, and packaged nicely in the learning management system. I promise, you don’t need to be an expert to deliver this… just passionate and willing to create the most amazing opportunity for your students. National Alliance is helping to position future talent for success! They have embarked on a journey that is immeasurable, and have helped open the door for career opportunities. Five of my senior students students have recently landed a job in an agency since starting the CISR HS program. In the midst of the challenges of 2020-2021, this has certainly been the sunshine in our world!”
CISR High School Program- Student
CISR High school program Q&A- Wilson talent center
Nat Alliance NOW PODCAST WITH OUR FIRST NATIONAL CISR PASSER - BECCA BURCH
Our first Certified Insurance Service Representative passer in the area of Personal Auto was Ms. Becca Burch from the Wilson Talent Center in Ingham County Michigan, Becca is a senior at the WTC in Mason Michigan and amazingly completed and passed her CISR Industry Based Certification (IBC) exam in under an hour. Ms. Burch has subsequently decided to major in Insurance and Risk Management in college and plans a lifelong career in the industry. Listen to Becca and her instructor, Monique Colizzi discuss how the CISR High School Program is changing students lives!
BECCA BURCH, 1ST NATIONAL CISR PASSER
We have a World Record winner at the WTC! Congratulations to Becca Burch, a senior from Mason High School.
Becca is a second year student in our Business & Risk Management program. Our second year students are attempting to earn their Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation by completing five classes and taking five exams. They recently took their Personal Auto certification exam, which allots one hour and thirty minutes to complete, and Becca finished in 30 minutes and PASSED! According to the National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research who administers the exams, this is a WORLD RECORD completion time for a high school student to complete and pass this exam! Congratulations, Becca!
We also want to congratulate the other seven second-year Business & Risk Management students that passed the exam. What an accomplishment for these high school students:
Maddie Mays: Danville HS
Alli Hills: Dansville HS
Adia Smith: East Lansing HS
Jupiter Charles: Holt HS
Tony Casali: Mason HS
Taviana Shakoor: Waverly HS
Jordan Fritz: Waverly HS
The CISR high school program is new this year. It was piloted last year at a district in Texas. There are currently 7 other districts across the nation participating. The WTC students are the first in the nation to make it through the Personal Auto portion.
Lastly, we must congratulate Business & Risk Management instructor, Monique Colizzi on the success of her students! #InghamImpact
Nat Alliance NOW PODCAST FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS & ADMINISTRATORS
Host Mitch Dunford with the Nat Now podcast hosts CISR High School Director Tasha Sheehan and Academic Adviser and CISR HS Industry Partner Liason Bob Rogers to discuss the CISR High School Program and all of the opportunities it provides for up and coming talent in the high school setting. Take a listen, there are so many avenues to excellence that we discuss and encourage districts to facilitate for their Career & Technical Education students!
BRIDGING THE CSR TALENT GAP- Featured RoughNotes article
CISR High school program overview video
The CISR High School program equips students with industry training so they can analyze insurance risks, policies, forms, and claims data, giving them a significant advantage before entering the workforce.
"LET'S GET STARTED" - A GREETING FROM THE PRESIDENT & CEO OF THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE, WILLIAM HOLD, MBA, CRM, CISR
Introducing The National Alliance’s CISR High School Program. High school students are the future of the insurance industry and with our help they will learn how to be successful in whatever the choose.