Teacher Pay Remains a Hot Topic During 2019 Indiana Legislative Session

Posted on January 30, 2019

Over 30,000 teachers in Los Angeles stood outside in the pouring rain in early 2019 instead of walking into their classrooms. Their mission is not to negatively impact students and families in their districts, but rather to secure proper educational funding for their schools, smaller classes, and more support staff. Over 20,000 walked out in […]

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Is It Time to Kill Annual Testing?

Posted on January 29, 2019

A world without annual testing may be closer than you think, but it would come with some serious tradeoffs. Stephen Sawchuk considers the alternatives. READ MORE […]

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Keynote Speaker, Dr. Doug Reeves, for the IAPSS Annual Conference

Posted on January 29, 2019

Dr. Reeves is the author of more than 30 books and more than 100 articles on leadership and educational effectiveness. Twice named to the Harvard University Distinguished Authors Series, Doug was named the Brock International Laureate for his contributions to education. Dr. Reeves received both the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Secondary […]

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Tips for Engaging Your Indiana Legislators

Posted on January 29, 2019

Following these simple tips will assist in a successful dialogue between your legislators and you. KNOW YOUR LEGISLATORS Visit iga.in.gov/legislative/find-legislators/ to find legislators in your area. Legislator email addresses will be listed. DO NOT BE AFRAID TO ENGAGE Hearing from you will encourage legislators to make well-informed decisions. If legislators do not hear from you, […]

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Dr. Jeff Butts is Indiana Superintendent of the Year for 2019

Posted on January 29, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – September 12, 2018 – Dr. Jeff Butts, superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township in Indianapolis, has been named the Indiana Superintendent of the Year for 2019 by the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS). “Dr. Jeff Butts is one of the most energetic superintendents in Indiana,” said Dr. J.T. […]

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Indiana Superintendent a Finalist Named for AASA’s 2019 National Superintendent Of The Year®

Posted on January 29, 2019

Alexandria, Va. – Dec. 17, 2018 – AASA, The School Superintendents Association, announced today the finalists for the 2019 National Superintendent of the Year®. This marks the 32nd anniversary of the program, which honors school system leaders throughout the country and internationally as well. Co-sponsored by VALIC, First Student and AASA, the 2019 National Superintendent […]

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IAPSS – A Message from Our President – January 2019

Posted on January 29, 2019

“Leaders don’t force people to follow – they invite them on a journey.” – Charles S. Lauer Planning. When the calendar turns to January planning revs up for the next school year. Staffing appropriately is a struggle between funding and student numbers. With about 4/5th’s of Indiana public school districts gradually losing students, along with […]

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