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 for intense planning for the coming school year. Enrollment numbers, staffing decisions, facility usage, transportation planning, and budget/compensation considerations for 2019-20 await your recommendations and decisions. Enjoy your end of the school year celebrations, while you roll up your sleeves to prepare for August. Thanks for contacting your colleagues to both ask for or to offer assistance.  We are a strong organization because of the bonds we form in good and tough times.

“All glory comes from daring to begin.” – Eugen F. Ware

The IAPSS year ends and begins on June 7 as John Hunter is installed as president for 2019-20.  Events in the Porter County area begin on Thursday. Thanks to those IAPSS sponsors for their assistance at the June event.

“A person really doesn’t become whole, until he becomes a part of something that’s bigger than himself.” – Jim Valvano

I have appreciated your support and advices as IAPSS president this year. Our organization is strong, well respected, and financially sound. We do well with educating and assisting our membership, with J. T’s great help.

“The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.” – Gaylord Nelson

Thank you for your attendance of our conferences this year, your schools’ support for Riley Hospital and other great causes, your assistance in contacting senators and lobbying at the legislature, and your undying efforts for Indiana’s children and their needs.

“In times like these it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.” – Paul Harvey