Indiana Department of Education 2019 Legislative Priorities

Posted on November 1, 2018

Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Jennifer McCormick, presents the Indiana Department of Education’s 2019 Legislative Priorities. These priorities are the result of meeting with hundreds of Hoosiers over the last 10 months, including hardworking and dedicated educators, partners, governmental offices, students, parents, and community members. OUR VISION All Indiana students develop skills and […]

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Strong Leadership Lies in Strong Coaching

Posted on November 1, 2018

By Lori Cohen, Guest Blogger It’s your first month as a school leader. The time has arrived for you to put your vision and preparation into practice but you don’t know where to begin. Feel familiar? You’re not alone. The first months of school leadership are exciting but can be overwhelming. In my own process, […]

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Students Benefit From Connections to Nature

Posted on November 1, 2018

Providing students with opportunities to engage with nature has multiple benefits—scholastically, emotionally and physically. Expanding a child’s understanding of our natural world can help him or her appreciate nature so that they want to help care for it. The time that your students spend outside with nature goes a long way toward creating a happy, […]

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Our Future: Recruiting and Retaining High Quality Teachers in Indiana

Posted on November 1, 2018

  IACTE Summit: November 2, 2018, 9:30 – 4:00 pm Butler University South Campus The Indiana Associate of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) cordially invites you to attend a one-day summit for Stakeholders. The topic of this summit will be Our Future: Recruiting and Retaining High-Quality Teachers in Indiana. This is an opportunity for education […]

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School Safety Audits – IDOE

Posted on November 1, 2018

Indiana Department of Education powerpoint presentation from the IAPSS Fall district meetings on school safety audits and IDOE updates. VIEW PRESENTATION […]

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Regional Educational Laboratory Research Update – September 2018

Posted on November 1, 2018

Connecting Across Contexts: Promising Practices to Support Black Students – Learn how our new research review and video on promising practices for supporting Black students is sparking interest across our region. READ MORE Building Connections to Support Career Readiness – Meet Dominique Bradley, the new facilitator for the Midwest Career Readiness Research Alliance, and discover […]

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Save the Date: Indiana’s Educating the Whole Child Summit

Posted on November 1, 2018

Social – Emotional – Academic February 27-28, 2019 – A Two Day Summit Monroe County Convention Center, Bloomington, IN Sponsored by: Indiana School Mental Health Initiative Indiana Institute on Disability and Community Indiana University – Bloomington and Indiana Department of Education Questions? Please contact Christy Gauss jcgauss@indiana.edu or (812) 855-6508. […]

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AASA Distinguished Service Awards

Posted on November 1, 2018

The AASA Distinguished Service Awards are given annually to retired AASA members of 10 years or more who exhibited exemplary leadership throughout their careers and who have enhanced the profession of school administration. Submit your nomination for a well-deserved candidate by clicking here. […]

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No Time to Lose – How to Build a World-Class Education System State by State

Posted on November 1, 2018

Executive Summary The bad news is most state education systems are falling dangerously behind the world in a number of international comparisons and on our own National Assessment of Educational Progress, leaving the United States overwhelmingly underprepared to succeed in the 21st-century economy. The U.S. workforce, widely acknowledged to be the best educated in the […]

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Phil Downs Addresses Public Education Funding

Posted on November 1, 2018

IAPSS thanks Dr. Phil Downs, Supt. , SW Allen County Schools, for sharing this information with us. The Kettering Foundation (https://www.kettering.org) and Purdue Fort Wayne’s Mike Downs Center are studying the impact of Community Dialogs around the topic of funding Public Schools. With the negative impacts of many state laws on small and rural schools’ […]

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