EP 35: Indiana public school news and policy

Posted on August 1, 2019

Mr. Adam VanOsdel is a Senior Editor at Hannah News Services, and might be known from his numerous public speaking engagements. Mr VanOsdel has been instrumental in shaping the conversation about Indiana public schools news and policy, and has the ability to look at education from various lenses. He has been a tremendous asset to […]

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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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EP 34: Benefits of a Progressive Design School Building Project

Posted on January 18, 2019

Mr. Tim Thoman is the President and CEO of Performances Services and he has been instrumental in shaping the conversation about Indiana Public School construction. Mr. Thoman and Dr. J.T. Coopman discuss differences between and benefits of a Progressive Design-Build project versus a Traditional Design-Build project. […]

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EP 33 – The Role of Assessments in Schools

Posted on December 18, 2018

Today’s guest on Indiana Education Insight is Dr. Lynne Kulich, the Senior Account Executive for early learning solutions with NWEA. Dr. Kulich is a former professor, teacher, data coach and curriculum and instruction director from Ohio. She has helped schools across the country with their assessments and has great insight into the future of assessments […]

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EP 32: Running Successful School Referendum Campaigns

Posted on November 20, 2018

On this episode, Mr. Robin Winston and Mr. Pat Terrell join the show to talk about the important things superintendents need to know when running a referendum. Winston and Terrell are founding partners of The Winston Terrell Group, Inc. and have helped to run over 40 different referendum campaigns for school districts with a high […]

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EP 31: Standard for Success w/Todd Whitlock

Posted on November 13, 2018

On today’s episode, Mr. Todd Whitlock, the President and CEO of Standard for Success, shares insight into his company and background. With a company of past educators and administrators, they have a unique background to build an easy to use software for administrators that help improve the teacher evaluation process.  […]

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EP 30: Educating Students on Manufacturing

Posted on September 17, 2018

On this episode, Stephanie Wells, Vice President of Workforce Development Policy and Administration for the Indiana Manufacturers Association, and Sascha Harrel, the Director of Education & Workforce at Purdue University, join Dr. J.T. Coopman to discuss how superintendents and businesses can shape the conversation around manufacturing jobs in the state of Indiana. […]

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EP 29: How to Implement FoolProof into the Classroom

Posted on August 21, 2018

Today’s guests are Karol Griffith, Historian at Teachers Credit union, plus  Drew Guthrie, and Mike Sheffer, COO and Director of Education at FoolProof. They have made several presentations, as well as numerous public speaking engagements, so they have been instrumental in shaping the conversations about Indiana public schools. And have the ability to look at education […]

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