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Jacob Goodman is an innovative UIndy Education alum

“Teaching was the first thing I ever said I wanted to do when I was a kid. I think I was in second grade when I came home and told my mom I wanted to be a math teacher—I was good at math and I liked helping other kids.” Jacob Goodman studied math and Russian

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How iLEAD helped a vice-principal find his passion

Richard Benberry was a 13-year teacher when he really started to evaluate what the next steps of his career would be. Perhaps a move into administration, but he wasn’t completely sure that was the right choice for him. A conversation with a friend led Richard to the iLEAD Principal Preparation program at the University of Indianapolis. At the

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UIndy enjoyed success of first Emerging Educators in Healthcare conference

Faculty from the University of Indianapolis College of Health Sciences and College of Education are celebrating the success of the first Institute for Emerging Educators in Healthcare (IEEH). Held in early August 2015, IEEH drew clinicians who are early career academics, adjunct professors, or professionals hoping to move into the academic environment as instructors. The

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UIndy Master of Science in Sport Management alum coaches for Doane College

When Amanda Mason was at UIndy, she was not only the UIndy women’s soccer assistant coach and recruiting coordinator, but also a graduate student in the Master of Science in Sport Management program. Mason is currently the head coach of Doane College women’s soccer team. Her passion for sports and her desire to be a

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Challenges and Opportunities for Indiana Schools: Lessons from Field Experiences

As field experience coordinator for the University of Indianapolis educational leadership program (iLEAD), I visit our students and their mentors in their schools as they begin their graduate studies. Our enrollment comes from a diverse mix of educational institutions, and observing K-12 schools authentically is always an eye-opening experience. My “takeaways” from these visits in

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UIndy principal leadership program practices interviews with teacher candidates

Teacher Interview Day is a service learning activity sponsored annually by the University of Indianapolis Kappa Delta Pi education honorary and educational leadership students for our future teachers. Candidates who will graduate this Spring will practice interviewing with iLEAD (educational leadership) students who are completing their principal preparation program. The date is Saturday, March 21,

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Join us for a University of Indianapolis principal leadership program webinar

Educational Leadership Information Session Join us for a webinar on March 5, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5873580485037475841 UIndy’s Educational Leadership Graduate Program prepares you to be a school leader and frontline decision-maker who can drive school improvement amid challenging educational issues. Taught by seasoned principals, superintendents and administrators, you’ll get a steady

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What’s happening in iLEAD? Individual leadership projects for student success

University of Indianapolis educational leadership (iLEAD) Cohort XVI students are completing individual projects in their schools during their final semester in our program.  Objectives for this activity are: To implement a project to support a school’s vision/mission for student achievement and success. What is chosen must be outside the scope of the candidate’s current job.

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Educational leadership students practice data skills

February in Indiana schools signals planning schedules for the administration of multiple state-mandated tests, including ISTEP+, iREAD, and ECAs.  As the conversations continue regarding how much testing is too much testing, Indiana school leaders, both present and future, are taking steps to address the new testing parameters and meet student needs. Our University of Indianapolis

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Helping schools through ed leadership field experiences

University of Indianapolis educational leadership (iLEAD) students are supporting our K-12 Indiana students and communities through their field experiences projects. Our students coordinated many activities in their schools during first semester including: Lynhurst 7th/8th Grade Center Student-led Conferences; Ben Davis High School Community Health Fair; Brownsburg New Teacher Orientation; Fishers Junior High International Fair; and

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New Directions for iLEAD: Educational Leadership Program at the University of Indianapolis

Our University of Indianapolis masters in educational leadership program, iLEAD, is transforming to include increased opportunities for authentic experiences in school reform.  Students in Cohort XIV began their program of study this fall mentored by current school leaders who advise and de-brief with them on a regular basis.  Each semester, the students complete shadowing experiences

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The Secret to Flipping the Classroom – University of Indianapolis (EDUC 597)

The "flipped classroom" model shifts the current classroom paradigm so that lectures can be seen at home while homework activities are done in class. This is to allow more time for applying the knowledge and receiving more personal help from the instructor. Modern technology has sparked this new trend in education in which the flipped model transforms

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University of Indianapolis iLEAD (Educational Leadership) Newsletter – 2nd Edition

Download the second edition of our University of Indianapolis iLEAD (Educational Leadership) newsletter by clicking on this link:  http://education.uindy.edu/ilead/newsletters/2012/Winter2012.pdf Additional newsletters for our principal leadership program will be published in the coming year.  We're including news/updates about educational issues, our masters degrees in education, our graduates, and our students.  Our iLEAD graduate education program is a 5-semester

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Recruiting and Training School Principals in Indiana – iLEAD participates in WFYI panel

Dr. John Somers, University of Indianapolis Graduate Programs Director, and Shane Hacker, Brownsburg High School Assistant Principal, participated in a panel discussion on WFYI 90.1 FM’s radio program, No Limits, on January 19, 2012.  The topic was “Recruiting and Training School Principals in Indiana.”  Other panel members included Pat O’Donnell, Indiana Teach for America Executive Director, and Emily

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University of Indianapolis Educational Leadership Program (iLEAD) Enrolling New Cohort

The University of Indianapolis iLEAD principal preparation program is accepting applications for Cohort XIII to begin in May 2012. A second group, Cohort XIV, will begin in September 2012.  A video describing our program is available here:  http://youtu.be/XMkrfOcneoA Scholarship aid is available for these students. The University of Indianapolis educational leadership scholarship program, with funding from

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iLEAD at the University of Indianapolis Implements Turnaround Leadership Training

  University of Indianapolis iLEAD (educational leadership) faculty are continuing to develop modules to enhance our students’ collaboration with school leaders to keep our curriculum current and relevant for our students as we prepare them to lead 21st century schools. These units and other course updates are an ongoing project supported by our graduate faculty, several

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University of Indianapolis Educational Leadership (iLEAD) Program Newsletter

Follow this link to the University of Indianapolis educational leadership (iLEAD) program newsletter:  http://education.uindy.edu/ilead/newsletters/2011/Fall2011.pdf Additional newsletters for our principal leadership program will be published four times in the coming year.  We’ll include news/updates about our masters degree in education, our graduates, and our students.  Our iLEAD graduate education program is a 5-semester hybrid curriculum preparing principals and instructional

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iLEAD Principal Prepartion Program Welcomes Three Cohort Groups

School leaders in today’s global economy must be agents of change and committed to instructional excellence, cultural diversity, and collaboration.  The iLEAD Principal Preparation Program at the University of Indianapolis engages candidates in a variety of experiences that prepare them to confront the complex realities of educating students in a rapidly changing world.  Fall 2009

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Financial Aid for iLEAD and Graduate Education Programs

At the University of Indianapolis, a graduate degree in iLEAD (our principal leadership program) or our teacher education programs will help you build your knowledge, advance in your field, or embark on a new career.  Following admission to education graduate programs, students want information about cost and financial aid.  Cost per credit hour for iLEAD

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Dr. Tony Bennett Visits iLEAD Cohort VI

Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, visited the University of Indianapolis EDUC 605 (Using Data to Build High Performing Learning Cultures) class in the iLEAD principal leadership program on Saturday, March 21st.  Dr. Bennett’s presentation was an excellent opportunity for students in our graduate education program to hear his reflections on his first

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