Indiana Department of Education Highlights “Promising Practices”

By Andrew Pillow

The Indiana Department of Education highlighted twenty “Promising Practices” last week.  The Promising Practices initiative showcases “high-quality education practices and wrap-around services in communities throughout the state.”

The practices that are chosen are shared with educators and publicly acknowledged around the state.

This time around Indianapolis’s very own Emerson Elementary School was recognized for it’s “Peer Models for Students with Autism” practice.

Read more and see the full list here.  



Andrew Pillow

Andrew is a technology teacher at KIPP Indy College Prep. He is graduate of the University of Kentucky and a Teach for America Alum. Andrew just recently finished his commitment as a Teach Plus Policy fellow, and he is looking forward to putting the skills he's learned to good use. Andrew has written for several publications in the past on a wide variety of topics but will be sticking to education for his role on Indy/Ed.