The Mind Trust Announces 32 Fellowship Recipients

Posted: Updated:
(image courtesy of The Mind Trust) (image courtesy of The Mind Trust)
INDIANAPOLIS -

Indianapolis-based education nonprofit The Mind Trust has announced local school leaders who will be part of its third cohort to attend Relay Graduate School of Education’s school leadership programs. The 32 fellows come from 18 public schools across the city, representing charter schools, Indianapolis Public Schools and IPS Innovation Network Schools.

The Mind Trust is funding 27 school leaders to attend Relay’s National Principals Academy Fellowship, two school leaders for Relay’s National Principal Supervisors Academy and three school leaders for Relay’s Instructional Leaders Professional Development. The company says the support is also made possible by support from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation.

“Relay’s National Principals Academy Fellowship provides rigorous training that school leaders can take and implement in their schools right away,” said Joe White, The Mind Trust’s vice president of school support, in a news release. “Leaders from the first two cohorts have already seen the positive outcomes from using Relay practices in their schools and we’re excited to see the growing momentum and impact from Relay trained leaders.”

The fellows are:

  • Chrystal Westerhaus, Principal, Avondale Meadows Middle School
  •  Megan Murphy, Founder and Head of School, Circle City Prep
  • Stephanie Campos Johnson, Assistant Principal – Grades 1-2, Global Preparatory Academy at Riverside 44
  • Stephanie Holmberg, Lead Teacher, Global Preparatory Academy at Riverside 44
  •  John Edge, Principal, Arlington Middle School Cliff Bailey, Lead Special Education Specialist, Arlington Middle School
  •  Corye Franklin, Principal, Arsenal Technical High School Alexis Johnson, Culture Climate Specialist, Arsenal Technical High School
  • Crishell Sam, Assistant Principal, Arsenal Technical High School Joshua Halliwell, Assistant Principal, Charles W. Fairbanks School 105
  • Valerie Clark, Principal, Ernie Pyle School 90
  •  Elizabeth McClain, Lead Teacher, Kindezi Academy
  •  Renee Wilson, Instructional Coach, Kindezi Academy
  • ShaDe’ Watson, Assistant School Leader, KIPP Indy Schools 
  • Karen Wright, Assistant Principal, Matchbook Learning at Wendell Phillips School 63
  • Eric McGuire, Assistant Principal, Matchbook Learning at Wendell Phillips School 63
  •  Alicia Hervey, Principal, The PATH School
  • Tia Taylor, Assistant Principal, The PATH School
  • Jennica Adkins, Director, Culture & Instruction, pilotED: Bethel Park
  • John McClure, CEO, SUPER School 19
  • Deborah Garcia, Head of School, SUPER School 19
  • Kristina Cowan, Literacy Coach, Charles A. Tindley Accelerated Schools
  • Angel Jackson, Assistant Principal, Tindley Renaissance Academy
  •  Nigena Livingston, Head of School, URBAN ACT Academy at Washington Irving 14
  •  Brenice Armstrong, Assistant Head of School, URBAN ACT Academy at Washington Irving 14
  • Mark Humphrey, Multi-Classroom Leader, URBAN ACT Academy at Washington Irving 14
  •  Jessica Parson, Elementary Principal, Vision Academy

The National Principal Supervisors Academy fellows are:

  • Kelly Herron, Executive Director, United Schools of Indianapolis
  • Jessica Kohlmeyer, Director of Academic Affairs, United Schools of Indianapolis 

The Instructional Leaders Professional Development participants are:

  • Amy Berns, Assistant Principal, Edison School of the Arts
  • Jessica English, Assistant Head of School and Academics, Ignite Achievement Academy at Elder Diggs 42
  •  Ashley Cowger, Executive Director of Professional Learning, IPS
  • Perspectives

    • The Race for a Winning Credit Score

      It’s May in Indy and the sound of revving racecar engines signals good times to come. But try to keep your spending under the yellow flag. Overspending on credit cards during the festivities could turn that May engine roar into a dreaded credit score “dent” come June. That’s not a great way to kick off summer. Here’s what to watch out for so your credit score will be a winner! FICO Credit-Scoring System The FICO (Fair Isaac Corporation) is the most...
    More

Subscribe

Name:
Company Name:
Email:
Confirm Email:
HTML
INside Edge
Morning Briefing
BigWigs & New Gigs
Life Sciences Indiana
Indiana Connections
INPower
Subscribe
Unsubscribe

Events



  • Most Popular Stories

    • New Owners Coming For Indiana Casinos

      Two Indiana casinos will soon be under new ownership. Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: PNK), which owns Ameristar Casino and Hotel in East Chicago and Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, is set to be acquired by Penn National Gaming Inc. (Nasdaq: PENN) in a $2.8 billion deal.

    • Governor Announces OMB Director Change

      Governor Eric Holcomb has named Cris Johnston Office of management and budget director. He previously served eight years for then Gov. Mitch Daniels as the executive director of the Office of Management and Budget’s division of government efficiency and later, as deputy chief of staff. Johnston will take over for Micah Vincent who is leaving the administration.
    • (photo courtesy of ArcelorMittal)

      ArcelorMittal Investing $160M at Burns Harbor

      Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal has announced plans to invest more than $160 million in its Burns Harbor steel mill. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report the steelmaker's investment will focus on several areas within the facility over the next several years.

    • I-65 INDOT construction map

      I-65 Construction Update

      Construction work is scheduled to start next week on I-65 near downtown Indianapolis. Indiana Department of Transportation crews will begin to clean up the interstates after two years of freeze/thaw cycles. Crews will be working in segments, including patching and repaving work. INDOT crews will begin work in earnest on northbound and southbound in segments, beginning on weekend nights from April 26 through August.  

    • (photo courtesy of Reid Health)

      Reid Health To Acquire Fayette Regional Health System

      Reid Health has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Fayette Regional Health System of Connersville. The announcement comes after Fayette Regional filed for protection under Chapter 11 in October 2018. Specific terms will be disclosed in the bankruptcy case and will include a $12.75M payment to the bankruptcy estate of Fayette. The deal requires bankruptcy and regulatory approval and is expected to be finalized in mid-July this year.