Today's guest is Dr. Karen Dowling, Associate Dean, School of Graduate and Continuing Education, Olivet University. Dr. Dowling has been a teacher, and professor of educational leadership in various Indiana Universities, so she has been instrumental in shaping the conversation about about indiana public schools, and she has the abiity to look at education from various lenses which is very important.Dr. Dowling has been a tremendous asset in Indiana, lets find out how she views the issues in...
Today's guest is Mrs. Sarah Cudahy, executive director, Indiana Education Employee Relation Board (IEERB). Sarah has been instrumental in shaping the conversation about Indiana Public Schools, so she has the ability to look at education from various lens which is very important. Of course, Mrs. Cudahy has been a tremendous asset to public education in Indiana.Let's find out how she views the issues in Indiana Public Schools.
Today's guest is Mrs. Donna Petraits, Executive Director of the Indiana School Public Relations Association. Donna has been instrumental in the shaping of the conversation about Indiana Public Schools and has been a tremendous asset for public education in Indiana.
Today's guest is Dr. Brandi Oliver, Associate Professor in the Butler School of Education for School Counseling. Dr. Oliver has served as president of the Indiana School Counselor's Association, has served on several national and state boards related to school counseling and she is in demand as a speaker and consultant on school counseling.
She was instrumental in writing legislation on school counseling and bullying education as well.
Join Dr. J.T. Coopman as talks with Dr. Oliver as...
Mr. Joel Hand is the a lobbyist and private counsel for the Indiana Public Education Coalition.
He joins the show today to talk about school vouchers and what we can expect from the upcoming Indiana legislative session.
Today's guest is Mr. Bobby Cox, the Commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). Mr. Cox has served as an administrator, teacher, and coach previous to his work at the IHSAA. So having the ability to look at education from various lenses is very important.
Of course, Mr. Cox has been a tremendous asset to public education in Indiana, so listen to this conversation with host Dr. J.T. Coopman and Dr. Cox today!
Today's guest is Dr. Pam Wright. She is the Director of the Office of Special Education at the Indiana Department of Education.
Dr. Wright has served as a teacher, and Director of Special Services in various Indiana school districts, so having the ability to look at education from various lenses is very important.
Dr. Wright has been a tremendous asset to public education in Indiana. Let's find out how she views the issues in Indiana public schools
Dr. Brian Smith is the Executive Director of the Indiana School Board Association (ISBA). This organization helps your local school board and superintendent by providing legal advice, training and onboarding for new board members, and acting as representation to the Indiana legislature.
Dr. J.T. Coopman and Dr. Brian Smith talk this week about how the ISBA helps your local school board plus they talk about how some of the latest bills impact your school district.
Dan Lawson, the Senior Business Development Manager for Meyer Najem Construction Company, joins Dr. J.T Coopman this week to discuss what schools and universities should look for when it comes to school construction.
Plus, a new Indiana law was put into place this year to allow more transparency between construction companies and schools.
Listen to this great conversation between Dr. J.T. Coopman and Dan Lawson.
Today's guest is Mr. Steve Wittenauer, founder, and co-owner of Administrator Assistance.
Mr. Wittenauer has been involved in education as a teacher and administrator for several years before founding and developing Administrator Assistance.
Mr. Wittenauer also previously served as an Indiana principal and superintendent, so having the ability to look at education from various lenses is very important.
Mr. Wittenauer and his partners have been tremendous assets to public education in...
This week on Indiana Education Insight, Dr. J.T. Coopman was joined by Dr. Diana Whitlock, the Director of Research for Standard for Success.
Having served both as a teacher and principal in the state of Indiana, Dr. Whitlock has been able to provide some unique insights into her role as Director of Research.
Standard for Success is an educational software company that specializes in the management of teacher evaluations.
Dr. Whitlock has an interest in rural schools and poverty. These...
Tom Mellish, the Executive Director of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, joins Dr. J.T. Coopman this week to discuss how the latest legislative session impacted teacher pensions and retirement funds.
This week on Indiana Education Insight, Denny Costerison, the Executive Director of Indiana School Business Officials, joins Dr. J.T. Coopman to talk about some of the latest legislation in the state of Indiana. They also talk about the role of lobbying when it comes to education.
Dr. Ken Folks is the Superintendent of East Allen County Schools in northern Indiana and he is a national leader in school safety.
Dr. Folks has helped schools across the state educate, train, and develop school safety plans.
Listen to Dr. J.T. Coopman and Dr. Folks discuss what schools should look for improving their school's safety and what are some of the best resources out there for superintendents and principals.
Dr. Jennifer McCormick is about five months into her first term as the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Indiana and Dr. J.T. Coopman wanted to have her in the studio to catch up with her and see what she's learned so far in this position.
Over the course of two decades, Dr. McCormick has served at every level of the public education system - from a teacher to principal to most recently as the superintendent of Yorktown Community Schools.
Join Dr. Coopman and Dr....
Todd Bess, the Executive Director of Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP), joins us this week on Indiana Education Insight.
We talk about a variety of topics with Todd including, how the role of the school principal has changed over the years, Indiana's Legislative session, teacher shortage, and how education will change in the future.
Check out this great episode with host Dr. J.T. Coopman!
Dr. Terry Goodin, Superintendent of Crothersville CSC and Indiana State Representative of the 66th district, joins Dr. J.T. Coopman on this podcast to talk about the different issues involved in this legislative session with education.
Some of this show's topics include:
Negativity Towards Indiana Public Schools
Join Dr. Coopman and Dr. Goodin this week for these topics and more, this week on Indiana Education Insight!
Today's guests are Dr. Jeff Butts, Superintendent of MSD Wayne Township, and Dr. Shawn Smith, Superintendent of MSD Lawrence Township.
Both of these young superintendents are in growing urban school districts in Indianapolis, Indiana. With over 13,000 students, 1,500 staff members, and multi-million dollar budgets, how do they see the role of superintendents changing over the next few years? What are some new trends in education?
Plus, we also discuss the teacher shortage and how to...
Welcome to the first episode of Indiana Education Insight - a new podcast from the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents and Edge Media Studios.
Our show will cover and highlight public school innovators all over the great state of Indiana.
The first guest we'd like to feature is Dr. Deb Lecklider, the Associate Dean at the Butler College of Education. She is in charge of the EPIC (Educators Preparing Inspired Change) program at Butler University. This program was...