Teacher quality is an important driver of student success. In order to improve student outcomes and increase the diversity of educators in Indianapolis, Marian University redesigned and transformed its college of education into the Fred S. Klipsch Educators College.
Too few of Indianapolis’ Black and Latino students and students from low-income families are prepared to succeed in today’s STEM workforce. To respond to this challenge, Purdue University created a new high school model designed to develop a new generation of skilled STEM talent better able to transition from high school to college and careers.
The 16 Tech Innovation District is a one-of-a-kind economic engine for the city dedicated to world-changing innovation and commercial breakthroughs by bringing together entrepreneurs, academics, corporations and creatives in a single place designed to spark the exchange of ideas that leads to innovation.
In its work to address substance use disorder in Central Indiana, Community Health Network identified a critical need to grow the supply of health professionals trained to treat addiction as well as behavioral health conditions. This led to the development of the Behavioral Health Academy™.
An effective school principal is a key component to improving student outcomes. That is why The Mind Trust is partnering with Relay Graduate School of Education to ensure more Indianapolis school leaders are equipped with the skills necessary to thrive as leaders.
Indiana’s early childhood education system lacks a standard approach to measure math and literacy skills in Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. The Kindergarten Readiness Indicators (KRI) help early childhood providers address this critical information gap.
When schools first closed, Ashya Thomas felt “like a first-year teacher again.” But she’s learned to adapt and deepened relationships as a result.