Enroll Indy has appointed Dr. Tenika Holden-Flynn its new executive director. Holden-Flynn’s background includes decades of experience serving students in elementary, middle, and high schools.
“I couldn’t be more thrilled to have Dr. Holden-Flynn join Enroll Indy,” said Patrick McAlister, Enroll Indy board chairperson and director of the Indianapolis Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation. “Tenika is a relentless advocate for students and families in our city, and she’s the perfect person to take the helm at Enroll Indy to ensure everyone has the chance to attend an excellent school.”
In her new role, the organization says Holden-Flynn will lead Indy’s first unified enrollment system.
“I am honored to serve as the Enroll Indy Executive Director. I look forward to connecting with families across the city and working with school leaders to ensure information is transferred with ease,” Holden-Flynn said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to have a direct impact on equity, and I am dedicated to providing high-quality, equitable service to students and families.”
Holden-Flynn started her career as a high school social studies teacher in Maryland, where she focused on increasing students’ English language arts and math proficiency. According to the organization, her efforts have led students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels to increase their grade level proficiency by two years in one academic school year.