Education

Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools

Website http://www.mccsfoundation.org/
Contact Tina Peterson (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 330-7700
Email fmccs [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Description The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools is dedicated to providing resources to improve and enhance the educational opportunities available to all MCCSC students.
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Office of Early Field Experiences

Website http://education.indiana.edu/
Contact Tyna Hunnicutt (Director of Field Placements)
Phone 812-856-8502
Email fieldexp [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Ave., room 1048
Bloomington, IN 47405
Hours Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm
Description

The Office of Early Field Experiences secures almost 1200 off-campus field placements each semester. The office works with approximately 80 schools and 600 teachers within a 60-mile radius of Bloomington. Early Field Experiences are designed to provide college students with an opportunity to examine the daily lives of teachers.

Additional Contact Cindy Bell (Office Services Supervisor)
Additional Contact Heather Winne (Placement Coordinator)
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Monroe County Community School Corporation, Adult Education Program

Website http://www.adult.mccsc.edu
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone (812) 330-7731
Email sdick [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address Broadview Learning Center
705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Hours Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm
Description The Monroe County Community School Corporation Adult Education Program offers individualized instruction and guidance to teen and adult learners who seek to improve basic skills or learn new ones to create better opportunities for themselves and their families. We provide a bridge between past educational experiences and future educational success. Increasing literacy and promoting lifelong learning through a student-directed approach, in partnership with caring and professional teachers, are at the heart of all we do.
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State Superintendent of Indiana

Website http://www.doe.in.gov/
Contact Dr. Tony Bennett (Superintendent)
Phone (317) 232-6610
Email webmaster [at] doe [dot] in [dot] gov
Address Indiana Department of Education
151 West Ohio Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Description Dr. Tony Bennett is the new Indiana Department of Education superintendent as of January 2009.
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Columbus Area Chapter for the Education of Young Children

Website http://www.iaeyc.org/MemberRelations/IndianaAEYCChapters/ColumbusAreaChapterofIndianaAEYC/tabid/684/Default.aspx
Contact Vi Davis (Secretary)
Email viandchuckdavis [at] yahoo [dot] com
Description Local affiliate of NAEYC (National Association for Education of Young Children). Multi-county group for people interested in young children (includes Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings, Monroe & Ripley Counties).
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Congregation Beth Shalom / Bloomington Jewish Community

Website http://www.bethshalom-bjc.org/
Contact Judith Rose (President)
Phone 812-334-2440
Email bethshalombloomington [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Congregation Beth Shalom is a house of community, of learning and of prayer that provides a unifying Jewish focus for its diverse membership as congregants explore their identity as Jews and their relationship as Jews to the larger community. To fulfill its mission, Beth Shalom offers communal activities; inreach to its members; outreach to the community; social welfare projects; education for children, teenagers, adults and families; and activities that foster spiritual exploration.

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Center for Social Studies and International Education (CASSIE)

Website http://cssie.indiana.edu/
Contact Terrence Mason (Director)
Phone 812-855-3838
Email tmason [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Smith Research Center
2805 East Tenth Street Suite 140
Bloomington, IN 47408-2698
Description

The primary mission of the CSSIE is to improve education in the social studies (history, geography, economics, civics, anthropology, and the social sciences) in elementary and secondary schools. A secondary mission of the CSSIE is to meet professional development needs of the international community of educators through in-service training, content seminars, and curriculum workshops in all curriculum areas.

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Hilltop Educational Foundation

Website http://www.indiana.edu/~hilltop/
Contact Greg Speichert (Hilltop Center Director)
Phone 812-855-8808
Email hilltop [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description Hilltop Educational Foundation is a non-profit community organization serving the Hilltop Garden and Nature Center and supporting community initiatives in education and wellness through gardening and other horticulturally based activities.
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Teachers Applying Whole Language (TAWL)

Website http://www.ncte.org/wlu/tawl
Contact Jerome C. Harste
Phone (800) 369-6283x3612
Hours call or visit web site for more information
Description This group serves as a supporting network for teachers committed to holistic learning practices in school classrooms and community action focused on best practices for teaching and learning.
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MCCSC Community Transitions

Contact Jennifer Robinson (Community Transitions Coordinator)
Phone 812-330-7700 x51086
Email jrobinso [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address MCCSC, Administrative Building, Special Education Department
315 North Drive
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description A program of the Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC)for students with special needs who are between 18-21 years of age.
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