2018 School Budgeting & Finance Seminar Agenda

Posted on May 30, 2018
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Sponsored jointly by ISBA, IAPSS, and IASBO 502 East Events Center Carmel, IN Wednesday June 13m 2018 8:30am Registration 9:00am Introductions, WelcomeDenny Costerison, Executive Director, ASBO 9:05am The Indiana Economic Outlook, School Funding Matters and Referendum IssuesPresenter: Dr. Larry DeBoer, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University 10:00am Break 10:15am Navigating Referendum Campaigns in the World […]

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2018 IAPSS Officer Installations

Posted on May 29, 2018

The June IAPSS Installation event is approaching quickly! On June 7th and 8th, public school superintendents from across the state of Indiana will converge on Syracuse, Indiana to celebrate the installation of new officers. Serving in the officer roles will be: Dr. Tom Edington – President Mr. John Hunter – President-Elect Dr. Tracy Lorey – […]

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The Indiana Department of Education to replace and upgrade business systems

Posted on May 29, 2018

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) recently announced the LINK Initiative, an IDOE effort to leverage information technology to advance the IDOE’s vision and mission. To continually improve support and customer experience, core business processes across the IDOE portfolio were evaluated for process and solution modernization. The overall modernization effort involves five component projects: INtelligrants, […]

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May 2018 IAPSS President’s Message

Posted on May 29, 2018
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A journalist once asked me what I wanted my legacy to be. I responded that my legacy will be decided by others after I am no longer here. My sincere hope is that, in short, my legacy will be that during my time on this Earth, I was relevant. In many ways, we are seeking […]

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Executive Director’s May 2018 Report

Posted on May 29, 2018
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In an unusual turn of events, the Indiana General Assembly did conclude the regular short session on time and several key bills did not pass. As a result, the Governor called for a special session on May 14th to pass four bills that had been signed out of conference committee but not passed by both […]

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The Real Cost of School Vouchers: An Op-Ed from Dr. Phil Downs

Posted on April 18, 2018

Recently there have been a lot of stories and opinion pieces written about the Indiana voucher program and school funding. There appears to be a misconception about how the voucher program works as well as its impact on public schools. Here is how a voucher works. A family wanting to attend a private school that […]

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Indiana Student’s Gaining Financial Literacy Skills

Posted on April 18, 2018

TCU’s Financial Empowerment Program Expands With New Middle School Curriculum The TCU Financial Empowerment High School Program (powered by FoolProof) launched exclusively in Indiana in the fall of 2015. In January 2018, the program was expanded to include a middle school curriculum. Today, more than 180 teachers in 130 middle and high schools have registered […]

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Interview with Wayne Barker – District VI Superintendent of the Year

Posted on April 18, 2018

The superintendent of Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District, Wayne Barker, has been named 2018 Superintendent of the Year for District VI by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS). Barker has been superintendent at Bluffton-Harrison M.S.D. since 2009. In 2009 enrollment in the district was rapidly declining – from 1,643 students in 1996 to 1,331 […]

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Interview with Dan Scherry – District VII Superintendent of the Year

Posted on April 18, 2018
Dan Scherry, superintendent of North Spencer County School Corp., has been named 2018 Superintendent of the Year for District VII by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS).

Dan Scherry, superintendent of North Spencer County School Corp., has been named 2018 Superintendent of the Year for District VII by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS). Scherry has been superintendent since 2010, and previously served the district as high school principal and assistant superintendent.Despite financial struggles in recent years, North Spencer has […]

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Interview with Karl Galey – District VIII Superintendent of the Year

Posted on April 18, 2018
Karl Galey, superintendent of Lawrenceburg Community School Corporation, has been named 2018 Superintendent of the Year for District VIII by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS).

Karl Galey, superintendent of Lawrenceburg Community School Corporation, has been named 2018 Superintendent of the Year for District VIII by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS). Galey has been Lawrenceburg superintendent since 2009. Lawrenceburg Community School Corp.’s graduation rate has increased from 76 percent in 2008 to an average of 95 percent since […]

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