The Indiana State Board of Education announced new leadership today, electing BJ Watts as chair, Katie Mote as vice chair, and Gordon Hendry as secretary. The Board also voted unanimously to approve teacher preparation programs at Ball State University and Trine University.
Based on a joint recommendation from Board staff, Indiana Department of Education (DOE), and Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the Board cleared Naviance and the Indiana Career Information System as alternative college and career planning tools.
Board members voted to begin rule-making related to the proposed social, emotional, and behavioral health plan drafted by DOE.
The State Board of Education Business Meeting’s next meeting will be held Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Indiana Government Center South.