IACTE Meeting - Friday September 20 - Join Us!

IACTE Colleagues –


Welcome to the new academic year!  I do hope that it has gotten off to a great start for each of you. We do have our first IACTE meeting scheduled for Friday, September 20 at Franklin College.

Here are the details for the day and the agenda:


WHEN: Friday, September 20

9:00 - 3:00

WHERE: Branigin Rooms in the Napolitan Student Center of Franklin College

The website below provides directions to Franklin College, along with a map of the campus.  Visitor parking close to the Napolitan Student Center is the Hamilton Lot.




9:00: Registration and Breakfast

9:30: President’s Welcome and Opening Activity

10:00: Overview of social-emotional learning (SEL) competencies and school safety in Indiana

  • Stephen Balko, Indiana Department of Education, Director of School Building Security

10:50: P-12 School Panel Presentation on SEL and School Safety


  • Beth Niedermeyer, Superintendent, Noblesville Schools
  • Dr. Megan Kirk, Project Aware Coordinator, Vigo Community Schools
  • Kelly Cash, Project AWARE Director, Perry Central Schools (Leopold, IN)

12:00: Lunch

1:00 : SEL and School Safety Implications for EPPs and Teacher Preparation

2:00 :Discussion about Praxis CORE criteria for TEP Admission

  • Peter Yeager, Educational Testing Service National Director and Client Relations
  • Clyde Reece, Educational Testing Service, Strategic Advisor

2:45: IACTE Business Meeting

  • President’s Message
  • IDOE Update, Scott Bogan and Renee Baratta


We hope that you will plan to join us at Franklin College. Please R.S.V.P. NO LATER THAN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16TH to jshedd@indiana.edu.



IACTE Executive Director