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Resources and Webinars

2017 FSSA and INPEA Webinar on On My Way Pre-K
– Slides

Equitable Services to Non-Pubs and an Overview of Changes in ESSA Webinar
– Watch herePosted 6/8/17 

INPEA Resources on School Choice

Indiana Department of Education 

Church and State

Special Education Voucher Program:

For information about Special Education Voucher Program Webinar presented by INPEA and IDOE Special Education Office 4/9/14, please visit our Webinars page.


7 Myths of School ChoiceOnline and Printable PDF

Safe School Resources

Below are resources that IDOE’s Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy provides to schools. Some of the information is password protected as it should be for access by School Safety Specialist.

In partnership with Indiana educators and local law enforcement, Indiana State Police provide various trainings throughout Indiana. These sessions help schools and law enforcement agencies establish partnerships necessary for coordinating a unified response to various incidents.

  • School Walk-Through Initiative; State Police initiative prompting Troopers to provide safety presentations and visit the schools during school hours. More information available online: www.in.gov/isp/2966.htm
  • Unarmed Response to Active Shooter Program; State Police created a program including a PowerPoint, lesson plan, presenter notes, and videos featuring active shooter scenarios in classroom and school bus settings. Designed to assist School Safety Specialists in presenting active shooter staff development training, this resource is available online: http://www.in.gov/isp/3191.htm


IDHS implements the Secured School Safety Grant Program, providing matching grants to schools to employ a School Resource Officer, conduct threat assessments, or purchase equipment to restrict access or expedite notification of first responders. Grant information is available online: www.in.gov/dhs/securedschoolsafety.htm


ICJI implements the Indiana Safe School Fund, which ultimately funds the School Safety Specialist Academy. ICJI also implements the Safe Haven Grant, providing matching grants to schools to employ a School Resource Officer, purchase equipment and materials used to enhance the safety, and to provide educational outreach regarding bullying intervention/prevention strategies. Grant information is available online: www.in.gov/cji/2339.htm


INSROA is the Indiana branch of the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO). Every summer, INSROA hosts a statewide training available to law enforcement and educators and provides Basic/Advanced SRO courses throughout the year. Membership and training information are available online: www.insroa.org/


IACOP is a professional association designed to promote professionalism, training and networking for law enforcement executives and to enhance public awareness of law enforcement and public safety issues. Each year IACOP provides a School Resource Officer certification course. Membership and training information are available online: www.iacop.org
Posted 5/30/17

Seclusion and Restraint Plan:


For the slides and recording of the Seclusion and Restraint Plan Webinar presented on 5/6/14 and 5/7/14, please visit our Webinars tab.


IDEA (Special Education)Recording and documents mentioned: PowerPoint  KEEP (SPR)

Posted 5/27/16


State Issues

Choose one of the options below to learn more:

  • PL 221 School Grading A-F KEEP but change text to: State Accredited Non-Public Schools and Non-Public Schools that participate in the Choice Scholarship Program must participate in the State’s A-F School Accountability System. The metric for calculating A-F grades is currently under revision. For more information visit the IDOE website: https://www.doe.in.gov/accountability/indiana-student-centered-accountability
  • Expanded Background Checks
  • Indiana Academic Standards (2014) Add IDOE Link: https://www.doe.in.gov/standards
  • Expanded Background Checks Remove current text. Needs updating based on current law.
  • Indiana Academic Standards (2014)

AdvancED Indiana Early Learning Webinar – January 21, 2015


On My Way PreK and Non-Public SchoolsWebinar and OMW PowerPoint
Posted 7/27/15

AdvancED Indiana Early Learning Webinar – January 21, 2015 


Seclusion and Restraint Plan by the Commission on Seclusion and Restraint – July 2014  

Seclusion and Restraint Plan – May 6 and 7, 2014

Special Education Voucher Program – April 9, 2014 


INPEA Technology Webcast Series (Presented by CISCO)

Trends in Technology for Education: The 21st Century Learner – March 4, 2014

How to Develop a Technology Plan – March 11, 2014

Unified Access: On-Premises versus Cloud Solutions / What Can You Move to the Cloud to Save Money – April 29, 2014

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) 1:1 / Initiatives: What Questions Do You Need to Answer Before Jumping In? – May 6, 2014

Finding the Money: Grant Resources, Financing, and Certified Refurbished
Gear – May 19, 2014