A Message to IAPSS Members from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

Posted on March 9, 2017
Dr McCormick

As a former principal and superintendent, I fully understand the importance of recruiting and retaining effective and successful teachers and educational leaders. I also understand the concern created by the lack of qualified educators in the availability pipeline and the difficulties this issue presents to schools, districts, and students. Our students deserve professionals of the […]

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Raising Students’ Financial IQ

Posted on March 7, 2017
TCU Image with student in front of lockers

TCU’s Financial Empowerment program grows in Indiana to more than 100 schools As adults, we deal with a wide range of transactions every day – at the store, online, credit cards, mortgages, insurance and saving for retirement. It’s a challenge to keep up with all the data and tools now at hand, and it’s only […]

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Being Vigilant – President’s Message

Posted on March 7, 2017
IAPSS President

As superintendents, one of our biggest responsibilities is to look after our districts based on the guiding principle of “What is good for children.” We all realize that this responsibility can be very challenging because there are so many competing interests that may take us away from doing our best to protect our students. In […]

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An Interview with Scott Hanback, District IV 2017 Superintendent of the Year

Posted on March 6, 2017
Scott Hanback

Dr. Scott Hanback has served as Tippecanoe superintendent since 2008. In 2010, Tippecanoe School Corporation, like many Indiana districts, faced massive funding cuts and was forced to make budget reductions and lay off staff. Hanback and the school board made it a priority to communicate with community stakeholders about priorities, using the input to create […]

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An Interview with Shane Robbins, 2017 District V Superintendent of the Year

Posted on March 6, 2017
shane robbins

Dr. Shane Robbins has been superintendent at Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation in Fortville since 2015. In 2014 the district had a negative general fund cash balance of $4.2 million and was unsuccessful in its request to Indiana’s Distressed Unit Appeal Board for assistance. Robbins began an aggressive approach to save money in non-instructional areas. […]

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