Executive Director’s June 2018 Report

Posted on June 25, 2018

IAPSS wants to thank and congratulate the Wawasee Community School Corporation, the Wawasee School Board, the staff and students for allowing Dr. Edington to serve public education and public school superintendents as our president. This is a prestigious honor and you should be very proud to have Dr. Edington as your superintendent and having him […]

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Sagamore Scholarship Winners 2018

Posted on June 25, 2018

Emily Edsell Daughter of Dr. Tim Edsell, superintendent, Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson Community School Corporation Samatha Olinger Daughter of Dr. Scott Olinger, Superintendent, Plainfield Community School Corporation IAPSS congratulates the 2018 Sagamore Scholarship Winners and their parents. Stellar products of Indiana Public Schools. […]

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June 2018 IAPSS President’s Message

Posted on June 25, 2018
Jeff Butts

I am forever grateful to you as IAPSS members for permitting me to serve you this year as President. It has been a very rewarding experience and one I have cherished. I hope that I have made a positive difference in our organization during the past year and plan to continue to be actively engaged […]

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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
Jeff Butts

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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