Are you receiving special discounts from your current auto insurance provider?

Posted on November 26, 2018

Founded by educators for educators in 1945, Horace Mann understands how hard you and your employees work each and every day. And that’s why they have dedicated their company to serve the needs of educators by helping them save money and providing special discounts and benefits like these: • Preferred rates – Horace Mann knows […]

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Congratulations to Our New 2018-19 Officers

Posted on November 26, 2018

The IAPSS Election committee has certified the following officers for 2018-19. IAPSS thanks the election committee for their work and congratulates the slate of new officers. We appreciate your leadership and support of IAPSS. As a the IAPSS District IIIV Election Committee representative, I move to certify the following IAPSS officers John Hunter – IAPSS […]

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ESSA, English Learners’ Success, IDOE Priorities and Educator Preparation

Posted on November 26, 2018

By Donna Albrecht, Ed.D., Assoc. Professor at Indiana University SE, Trish Morita-Mullaney, Ph.D., Asst. Professor Purdue University According to Indiana’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), 70% of Indiana’s English language learners (ELLs) must meet their individual growth targets in achieving English language proficiency as measured by WIDA ACCESS by 2022-23 (IDOE, 2018). Additionally, for each […]

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Understanding Assessed Valuation Q & A: Part 1 in a Series

Posted on November 26, 2018

By Belvia B. Gray, CIPMA, Partner This article is part of a series to provide information relating to the components of assessed valuation, property classifications and how to analyze a unit’s tax base. What are the components of Assessed Valuation? Gross Assessed Value represents the total value of a property before any deductions or exemptions […]

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$60,000 DonorsChoose.org Fall into Funding Sweepstakes

Posted on November 26, 2018

Now through Nov. 30, Horace Mann is giving away up to $60,000 in DonorsChoose.org funding. And this time, they’re spreading the wealth even further: Administrators, principals and teachers are all eligible to win! 40 winners will receive up to $250 in DonorsChoose.org funding 10 winners per month, now through November 10 grand-prize winners will receive […]

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From Our Executive Director – November 2018

Posted on November 26, 2018

Dr. J. T. Coopman, Exec. Director I would like to thank all who attended our Fall 2018 District meetings. I would especially like to thank our IAPSS District Chair Persons for their preparations for our meetings: District I – Dr. Stacey Schmidt District II – Dr. Phil Downs District III – Jason Callahan District IV […]

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Horace Mann Auto Insurance for IAPSS Members

Posted on November 26, 2018

Horace Mann offers auto insurance with benefits and features designed with educators in mind. As an IAPSS member, you could get: A 12% discount for being an educator and IAPSS member A multiline discount if they insure both your home and vehicle These discounts could add up to big savings. Get a no obligation auto […]

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IAPSS – A Message from our President – November 2018

Posted on November 26, 2018

Dear Fellow Superintendents, Welcome to winter at your schools! Elections and teacher negotiations are completed, with a new budget scheme coming in a month. Thanks to our organization, IASBO, ISBA, and IASP for the needed training to ready our school districts for the changing and challenging times. “Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered, either […]

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Proposed School Corporation Fiscal Indicators for Review by the State Budget Committee

Posted on November 1, 2018

School Corporation Fiscal and Qualitative Indicators Committee House Enrolled Act 1315 (“HEA 1315(ss)”), as passed during the 2018 Special Session of the Indiana General Assembly, added a new chapter to Indiana Code (“IC”) regarding school corporation fiscal analysis. Indiana Code 20-19-7-3 established the School Corporation Fiscal and Qualitative Indicators Committee (“Committee”). The Committee was tasked […]

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State Committee Chooses 8 Measures to Alert if a School district is in Fiscal Trouble

Posted on November 1, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS — The financial status of all Indiana school corporations is poised to be evaluated next year using eight measures that are intended to indicate whether the district may require state assistance or intervention. House Enrolled Act 1315 directed the Distressed Unit Appeals Board to establish a Fiscal and Qualitative Indicators Committee charged with identifying […]

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