From the Executive Director

Posted on June 25, 2019

Dr. J. T. Coopman, Executive Director Following the legislative session, IAPSS quickly moved to the Spring District meetings held in all eight IAPSS districts located throughout the state. IAPSS business was conducted with appointment of district chairs, and committee appointments made, as well as plans for the district superintendents of the year nominations. Very informative […]

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NEWS RELEASE

Posted on June 6, 2019

INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS One North Capitol, Suite 1215, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 June 6, 2019 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Dr. John T. Coopman, Executive Director 317-639-0336 PRESS RELEASE: IAPSS INSTALLATION LUNCHEON The Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents will install its officers for the 2019-2020 membership year on Friday, June 7, 2019.   The […]

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IAPSS Presidents Letter – May

Posted on May 30, 2019

Tom Edington, President “Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.” – Robert Schuller The end of a school year brings closure, graduation, and celebration for students, staff, parents, and the community. Yet, for superintendents, it is also a time […]

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May 2019 IAPSS Newsletter

Posted on May 30, 2019

How Schools Can Spend Time More Wisely: 4 Big Tips from Daniel Pink Best-selling author Daniel Pink breaks down how schools can improve the use of time during a keynote address at Education Week’s 2019 Leaders to Learn From event.    —T.J. Kirkpatrick for Education Week Scheduling for educators is a difficult aspect of the profession. Author Daniel […]

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From the Executive Director

Posted on May 30, 2019

Dr. J.T. Coopman This 2019 General Assembly Session had many twists and turns, but in reality, some good outcomes for Indiana schools. We had anticipated an attack on administrator’s salary, but, fortunately, that did not materialize. However, for the first time in recent memory, IAPSS along with other associations were asked for our input especially […]

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IAPSS This Month

Posted on April 30, 2019

Tom Edington, President “Search yourself, you may be an undiscovered genius.” – Mark Twain A long month, including state testing, remains for our Indiana school districts. Planning for recognitions, awards, and graduation is in full force. And, there is more food in the form of dinners to honor both scholars and employees. We have great, […]

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April 2019 IAPSS Newsletter

Posted on April 30, 2019

Should Teachers and Parents Take the CTE Boom Seriously? In analyzing how career and technical education shapes up to other education reforms, and if it’s just a fad, there were a few key takeaways. First, interest in CTE has continued to grow over multiple decades. Second, it fits in a larger trend of emphasizing workforce […]

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March 2019 IAPSS Newsletter

Posted on March 25, 2019

Strategic Planning: Is Your Board Ready? Does your board have the proper processes in place to make a strategic plan come to life? Ensuring effective planning is a key responsibility of a nonprofit board. Make sure your board can answer yes to eight questions before tackling a strategic plan. https://www.hmleague.org/bloghml/strategic-planning-is-your-board-ready-posted/ 5 Tips for Communicating About […]

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IAPSS Executive Director’s Newsletter

Posted on March 25, 2019

Dr. J.T. Coopman At the halfway point of the Indiana General Assembly, the Senate Appropriations sub-committee met to hear about the budget proposal forwarded to them from the House. The House version had some errors associated with the complexity grant. When the Legislative Services Agency (LSA) fixed the issues, many schools ended up with a […]

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A Message to IAPSS Members from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

Posted on February 26, 2019

A rigorous education is the essential component to a viable and robust workforce and Indiana’s overall economic prosperity. Without ensuring an unwavering priority is placed upon PK-16 education, we will miss a crucial opportunity to make systemic improvement in our great state. The Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE) vision is to ensure all Indiana students […]

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