June 2019 IAPSS Newsletter

Posted on June 25, 2019

From the president “I’m happier than a tornado in a trailer park!”  For those who follow Disney movies, you may recognize that phrase from Nader in Cars.  I am humbled and honored to serve as president of IAPSS for the 2019-2020 school year.  I look forward to continued collaboration with those of you that I […]

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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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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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AASA Launches I Love Public Education Campaign

Posted on September 28, 2017

In July, AASA launched the I Love Public Education campaign, an ongoing effort to highlight the success and opportunities of public education and demonstrate how public schools develop future generations of successful students. Following the AASA governing board’s unanimous adoption of the Resolution in Support of Public Education, it’s time to take the message to […]

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District News from Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation

Posted on August 29, 2017

Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) has been an innovative leader for the implementation of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) district-wide for over a decade. CAST Professional Learning has partnered with BCSC to host an event on September 19 to 20 onsite for educators, administrators, district leaders, coaches, curriculum designers, technology specialists, and education specialists to […]

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