Knox Third Grade Teacher Taking Part in IDOE’s Teacher Leaders Bootcamp

A Knox Elementary School teacher is one of 50 Indiana teachers chosen for the state’s inaugural Teacher Leaders Bootcamp. The bootcamp was developed by the Indiana Department of Education to help selected teachers develop their leadership skills and use what they learn to help their schools. The event officially kicked off last week.

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Oregon-Davis Officials, Parents Consider Ideas to Stop Enrollment Decline

Superintendent Dr. Don Harman discusses O-D’s enrollment trends during Wednesday’s work session.

To try to keep the Oregon-Davis School Corporation’s finances in the black, parents are now brainstorming ways to boost enrollment. During a school board work session Wednesday, Superintendent Dr. Don Harman said the pace of the enrollment decline has exceeded the projections he made during the referendum discussions in late 2017.

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Eastern Pulaski to Work with Indiana Department of Education on Teacher Mentoring Initiative

Mentoring and retaining young teachers is the goal of a new partnership involving the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation and the Indiana Department of Education. Eastern Pulaski Superintendent Dan Foster says the DOE is putting together a handbook to help with that effort, and the school corporation has been asked to join in.

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Help Combat Childhood Hunger By Sponsoring a Food Service Program This Summer

The Indiana Department of Education is seeking participants for the 2018 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Rural areas such as Starke, Marshall and Pulaski Counties, are especially in need of services to help combat childhood hunger.

This program provides funding assistance to meal service sites in low-income areas where children may lack access to good nutrition during the summer months. Continue reading

Indiana Department of Education Launches Teacher Recruitment Websites

Those thinking about becoming a teacher are now getting some extra encouragement from the Indiana Department of Education. This week, the department announced the launch of a teacher recruitment and retention campaign. At the heart of that are two new websites designed “to promote positive educational resources and interactions,” according to department officials.

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