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Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning announces new Early College High School director

The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) at the University of Indianapolis has named Emily Burke as Director of its Early College High School initiative. “We are excited to have Emily Burke join our CELL team as she brings extensive higher education experience along with solid knowledge of the Early College model,” said […]

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CELL to serve in technical support role to K-12 Schools in Lilly Endowment statewide counseling initiative

The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) at the University of Indianapolis is one of three organizations selected by the Lilly Endowment Inc. to provide technical support to public school corporations and charter schools as they apply for planning and implementation grants to strengthen their counseling programs. “I am pleased that CELL is […]

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CELL names education-workforce directors

The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning at the University of Indianapolis has selected two directors for its Education Workforce Innovation Network. EWIN provides assistance to regional leaders throughout the state as they develop career pathways and support employers with a pipeline of educated and trained personnel to meet workforce needs. Alisa Deck has […]

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Grant supports statewide workforce initiative

Lilly Endowment provides $925,000 to continue the regional alignment efforts of the Education Workforce Innovation Network, an initiative of UIndy’s CELL News coverage: Inside Indiana Business University Business Fort Wayne Journal Gazette A statewide initiative to align K-12 and postsecondary education with regional workforce needs will continue for another two years, thanks to a $925,000 grant […]

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High schoolers to get head start on college

From left at today’s announcement are Perry Meridian High School Principal Rolland Abraham, Perry Township Superintendent Thomas Little Jr., Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson and UIndy President Robert Manuel. UIndy, Vincennes University, Perry Meridian High School announce partnership on new ‘1+3’ Early College program In the news: WISH-TV, Inside Indiana Business, University Business A growing number of Indianapolis teens […]

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CELL announces new executive director

Boyle brings broad experience in education policy, statewide initiatives An experienced education administrator and policy advocate has been named executive director of the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning at the University of Indianapolis. Janet Boyle joined CELL as assistant executive director in 2011 and has served as acting executive director since 2014. She […]

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Mayor declares day to honor CELL director

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, left, presents a “David Dresslar Day” proclamation to CELL Executive Director David Dresslar on Wednesday at Dresslar’s home. Dave Dresslar, executive director of UIndy’s Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning since 2008, got a big surprise Wednesday when Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard stopped by his house. Ballard presented the longtime […]

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Teacher quality program boosts school ratings

A teacher effectiveness program that has spread to 48 Indiana schools is boosting student achievement and school ratings and also winning support from teachers and administrators, according to a new study examining data from the program’s first two years. TAP™: The System for Teacher and Student Advancement – administered in Indiana by UIndy’s Center of […]

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In the news: Business faculty and CELL staff

UIndy’s Dr. Darrell Bowman, assistant professor of Information Systems in the School of Business, was interviewed by WISH-TV this week about the latest security risk facing users of the Internet Explorer web browser. Dr. Bowman agreed with the Department of Homeland Security: If you use IE, switch to a different browser until Microsoft comes up with a fix. Watch or […]

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CELL honored for teacher quality program

NIET Chairman and TAP Founder Lowell Milken (left) presents a TAP Award of Distinction to CELL Executive Director David Dresslar (far right) and Indiana TAP Director Jennifer Oliver on Friday in Los Angeles. Indiana TAP system now touches 1,500 teachers, 25,000 students The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning at the University of Indianapolis […]

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