A Message to IAPSS Members from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

Posted on February 9, 2017
Dr McCormick

Having only served as Superintendent of Public Instruction for a month, I have already heard from many districts and school leaders around the state. Consistently, these groups share concern surrounding the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). As a department, we have received many questions about the Indiana Department of Education’s next steps relating to our […]

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An Interview with John Hunter – District I – 2017 Superintendent of the Year

Posted on February 9, 2017

Jim: What program(s) or activities in your school district that focus on improving students learning do you feel are the most successful? John: Union Township has many programs which focus on improving student learning. We have re-designed our elementary high ability program to provide greater emphasis on meeting the individual needs of our high ability […]

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A Message from our Executive Director

Posted on February 8, 2017

Dr. J. T. Coopman, Executive Director Friends and colleagues: With the national and state election results, the world of public education is changing forever so put on your seat belts. With the nomination of Betsy DeVoss as the new secretary of education, public education was imperiled even more. Just a few short months ago, we […]

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A Message from our President

Posted on February 8, 2017
Jeff Hendrix

The Challenge of the Superintendency to Be a Strong Leader Recently, our Director of IAPSS, J.T. Coopman, was interviewed by Gerry Dick on Inside Indiana Business. The interview focused on the IAPSS partnership with Butler University to provide a superintendent academy of leadership for our membership. The Educators Preparing Inspired Change (EPIC) program provides opportunities […]

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Dr. J. T. Coopman, Executive Director

Posted on February 1, 2017
JT Coopman

We are at the halfway point in the 2017 General Assembly session. Several onerous bills were not moved forward and some of the damage was mitigated with amended bills moving forward. Certainly superintendent voices heard at “home” were very helpful in guiding bills in the right direction and I want to thank any superintendent or […]

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