The Importance of Collaboration

Collaboration is important for the strength of nonprofits and for the good of our community. This video features one of the IPSEF’s large collaborators, Teachers’ Treasures. Watch as Executive Director Margaret Sheehan discusses the importance of collaboration and how Teac
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IPS Education Foundation appoints new board members, continues positive growth

IPS Education Foundation appoints new board members, continues positive growth New board members and staff encourage IPSEF’s future success INDIANAPOLIS – The past year has brought many changes for the IPS Education Foundation (IPSEF). With the addition of a development coordinator an
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Supporting IPSEF this year?

Do you know the many ways you can support our mission? As we move into the season of giving, you may find yourself being asked to give back to your community in a number of ways. Some groups may want your time; others may want your money. If you are passionate about establishing a hea
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IPS Education Foundation – Frequently Asked Questions

Did you know that this is American Education Week? In honor of this week and our passion for education, we are answering some frequently asked questions about the IPS Education Foundation and how we support education in Indianapolis. How is the IPSEF related to IPS? The IPS Education
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The new faces of IPSEF

As you may have noticed, there are some new faces in the IPSEF office. 2014 has marked the addition of a Development Assistant and a new Executive Director in the IPSEF offices, and we wanted you to get familiar with them! First, our new executive director, Robert Shula, has been on t
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IPS Hall of Fame in Review

This week, the IPS Education Foundation hosted the IPS Hall of Fame luncheon, the annual luncheon to honor the accomplishments of IPS alumni. This annual event gives local residents and businesses the chance to honor the success of IPS alumni and recognize the importance of public edu
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My thanks and a bittersweet goodbye

Dear friends, It’s a bittersweet week for me at the IPS Education Foundation.  My last day in the office as Executive Director is Friday, July 11.  I leave to take on the role of Director of Marketing and Business Development at Well Done Marketing in Fountain Square.  While I am exci
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Board Member Spotlight – Laura Feeney

Laura Feeney has been on the board of the IPS Education Foundation for over four years. She is currently Vice President of Central and Southern Indiana at Teachers Credit Union, so she has a good understanding of what IPS teachers need to be successful in their classroom and how hard
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Developing a World Drumming Ensemble with help from IPSEF

This year, IPSEF granted a historic number of matching grant to teachers’ DonorsChoose.org projects in IPS classrooms. One of these teachers is Carter Bell, the general music teacher at Rousseau McClellan School 91. Through a matching grant from DonorsChoose.org, she has been able to
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Changing Indianapolis through supporting IPS classrooms

By Leslie Marling, IPSEF Intern: When I first started my internship with the IPS Education Foundation, I wasn’t sure how I felt about Indianapolis. I had moved back only recently to Indiana after seven years away, and all of the stereotypes of Midwest America were deeply ingrained in
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