Annually, Olathe Public Schools purchases insurance coverage in the following categories:

  • Property
  • Liability
  • Builders Risk
  • Crime
  • Fiduciary Liability
The District maintains limited Student Accident Insurance on all students, providing coverage during normal school hours and for normal student activities (excluding sports related activities).
Additionally, the District acquires (through KSHSAA) Catastrophic Insurance for student athlete/cheerleader/pompom squad participants.


Who to Contact

Merle Hastert, Director of Business Services and Treasurer ~ (913) 780-8035 Merle Hastert works in conjunction with third party insurance administrators overseeing property, crime, liability, student and excess workers’ compensation coverage on behalf of the District. Merle manages the issuance, tracking, and payments of all bonds and provides oversight to the Purchasing department. He also negotiates vendor contracts and is currently Treasurer to the Board of Education.


2019-20 Certificate of Liability