Bureau: Indiana

UnboundED Virtual Summit- 6-12th Grade

The Mind Trust Schools team has partnered with UnboundED for a Virtual Summit. UnboundEd’s interactive two-day Virtual Summit, July 19th and 20th 9am-3:30pm for teachers, coaches, and leaders emphasizes instructional planning in the complex COVID-19 era and amidst a historical anti-racist movement. With an emphasis on grade-level curriculum, strategic supports, and equitable instruction, our sessions …

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Literacy Leadership in Challenging Times – Virtual Institute

As a school or district leader, how are you ensuring the effective implementation of research-based practices that will develop students’ critical literacy skills in service of comprehension of text? In this complimentary virtual institute we’ll explore models that show the alignment of instructional practices,  discuss current state and district initiatives that support the research, and …

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Marian University Preparatory School Virtual Information Session | May 24

Marian University Preparatory School is a faith-focused, virtual/hybrid private school that recently launched and is now enrolling students for the upcoming school year. Meet MU Prep’s Head of School and Principal at a live, virtual session to hear their perspective of the MU Prep experience and what makes it different from the rest. There will …

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The Power of Public Education, Part 2: ​Effective Communication Between Schools and Communities

Effective, on-going, two-way communication is at the heart of schools that help students succeed. Research suggests students do better when schools, parents/care providers, and the community are partners.  Reciprocal communication (mutual listening and sharing) is essential for meaningful engagement to occur.  Effective communication can stabilize school and community partnerships. It accommodates the diverse communication needs for …

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Conversations With Amar “Racial Equity in Education and Central Indiana’s Workforce “

Conversations With Amar is a Facebook Live event that is hosted by Teach For America Indianapolis and moderated by our Executive Director, Amar Patel. Join us as Amar sits down with President and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Claire Fiddian-Green, and President and CEO of Ascend Indiana, Jason Kloth, to discuss the state …

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Driving Change: an in-depth conversation about improving school transportation

More than 650,000 Hoosier public school students ride yellow school buses to and from school each day. While school options have increased and changed, the way students get to school is largely unchanged and has a lot of room for improvement. These issues directly affect students and families. For example, issues like driver shortages, long …

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Upstream Thinking with Dan Heath | CELL 20th Anniversary

Over the last 20 years, the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) at the University of Indianapolis has led, advocated, and partnered with educators to bring about dramatic and dynamic change to benefit Hoosier students. In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, CELL is hosting a public and complimentary, thought-provoking presentation featuring New York …

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Know More, Do More Virtual Field Trip with The Home Depot and Discovery Education

Empower students with greater appreciation for sustainability and conservation by discovering how materials impact our everyday lives. From meeting a forestry expert to a supply chain expert, students explore the actions they can take to build greater self-reliance and a healthier planet. This virtual field trip is appropriate for students in grades 6-12

Getting Better Faster through Observation and Feedback

Getting Better Faster through Observation and Feedback Facilitated by: Meredith Anderson, Relay Regional Leadership Coach Session Objectives: Observe teachers and give feedback effectively Plan and practice an observation and feedback meeting Session Description: Next to Data-Driven Instruction and Student Culture, effective observation and feedback is arguably the next most effective lever to changing outcomes for …

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Equity Driven Teaching & Learning

July 12 and 19  (registration closes on June 25) Do you want to chart a course to becoming a multicultural organization that is inclusive, affirming, and committed to transformation?  Facilitated by seasoned educational leaders and national experts in organizational transformation and student achievement REthinc will provide a 2-day cohort experience for Teachers who are leading the equity …

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2021 Golden Hoosier Award

Lt. Gov. Crouch, FSSA accepting 2021 Golden Hoosier Award nominations. To be eligible for the Golden Hoosier Award, the nominee must currently be an Indiana resident, aged 65 or older and have been a volunteer in the community for the past three years. The deadline for submitting applications is Saturday, June 19, 2021. Nomination forms …

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