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12 Speakers You Won’t Want to Miss at INPEC 2021

July 28th 2021

1. Jon GordonBased on his international and Wall Street Journal best-selling book “The Energy Bus”, our keynote speaker, Jon Gordon presents a powerful roadmap to overcome common life and work obstacles and bring out the best in yourself and those around you. Everyone faces challenges and every person, organization, school, and teacher will have to […]

INPEC 2021 Sneak Peek

July 21st 2021

INPEC 2021 is quickly approaching on October 4 -5 this year! John Elcesser highlights some of the items attendees can look forward to at this year’s conference.

New school choice expansions provide opportunities for more Hoosier families

June 30th 2021

Indiana's Choice Scholarship program has impacted about 273,000 kids during the past 10 years of its existence. There are numerous stories we've heard about lives being changed and futures being impacted by the program in the past. (Like this story or this one.) K-12 education, both public and private, in Indiana saw transformational increases coming [...]

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 15

April 26th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down the last week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 14

April 19th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

School Choice Myths and Facts

April 14th 2021

Opposition to expanding private school choice (Voucher program) has four main talking points - NONE of which are true when looking at the scientific research and evidence. MYTH 1:  Choice undermines public school funding and cost taxpayers/ public schools.FACTS: Students who receive a voucher make up 3% of our entire K-12 student population but they [...]

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 13

April 12th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 12

April 6th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 11

March 29th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 10

March 22nd 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 9

March 16th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 8

March 8th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

“I would be a different person if I didn’t have Choice”

March 3rd 2021

Monticello, Ind. native Morgan Torres attended a public school that “just wasn’t working” until her 8th grade year when one day her mother came to her room and said, “What if we went to Central Catholic [Jr.-Sr. High School]?” She had learned about Indiana’s Choice Scholarship Program — also known as the voucher program — […]

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 7

February 22nd 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 6

February 15th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 5

February 9th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down this past week of activity during the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

The ABCs of School Choice

February 3rd 2021

Every year our partners over at EdChoice produce an extremely comprehensive and helpful booklet with everything you need to know about school voice, voucher and SGO programs, Educational Savings Accounts (ESAs) and more, broken down by state. It’s the perfect piece of content to educate yourself on all the ins and outs of school choice […]

PD Thursday Webinar to Address COVID Learning Loss and Student Performance

February 3rd 2021

Renaissance, a valuable INPEA business partner, has graciously coordinated one of our February PD Thursday webinars, “Student Performance: Turning COVID Learning Gaps into Growth.” We’ll host this on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 4:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM CST. As the second half of the academic year begins, how can educators in Indiana’s non-public […]

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 4

February 1st 2021

John Elcesser breaks down week 3 of the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 3

January 19th 2021

John Elcesser breaks down week 2 of the 2021 Indiana General Assembly and highlights bills that could affect our non-public schools and families.

Statehouse Express: Season 2 Episode 2

January 12th 2021

John Elcesser welcomes in 2021 with the Statehouse Express season 2! This is the first episode of the official start of session and there is so much to look forward to these next few months. Come take a listen!

PD Thursday Webinar to Address Social Emotional Needs in Schools

January 5th 2021

FACTS Educational Solutions has graciously coordinated our January PD Thursday webinar, “Social Emotional Learning: Making Critical Connections with Students During the COVID Pandemic.” Join us for this webcast featuring Dr. Greg Wolcott, Director of the Learner FIRST Center for Social Emotional Learning on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 4:00 PM EST / 3:00 PM CST. So much has […]

Statehouse Express Season 2 Episode 1

December 15th 2020

John Elcesser welcomes you back aboard the Statehouse Express for season 2! This first episode is precursor to the 2021 legislative session to start in January. We hope you’ll come along for the ride!

Holy Angels Catholic School featured in documentary

October 6th 2020

The Heartland International Film Festival in Indianapolis has announced Generation Growth, a documentary film focused on health and educational outcomes in low-income areas across America, has been selected for ‘Documentary Features’ and is a nominee for the ‘Indiana Spotlight Award’ for its upcoming film festival from October 8 – 18, 2020. Generation Growth takes a […]

WEBINAR: School Fundraising During a Pandemic

June 10th 2020

This summer seems to be providing more questions for school leaders than answers. While a lot of people have lost their jobs or have been furloughed, studies show that a lot of donors are still giving. So, how can you adjust your fundraising strategy to meet your school’s needs during this time? We’re bringing our […]

Kindness During COVID: How Schools Are Helping Each Other

June 4th 2020

It was Mr. Fred Rogers who famously said that when he was younger and saw, “scary things in the news,” his mother would say, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’” For the past three years, Holy Angels Catholic School, in downtown Indianapolis, has teamed up with Christ the King Catholic School, […]

Remaining Stronger Together Through a Crisis

April 29th 2020

A lot of schools started implementing e-learning days over the past few years mainly to deal with a bad weather day here and there, never knowing they’d have to use them for three months straight due to a pandemic. We reached out to our INPEA member schools to see how they’ve been coping with their […]

Statehouse Express Episode 10

March 9th 2020

John Elcesser breaks down what happened at the Statehouse during the ninth week of the Indiana legislative session and addresses bills that could affect our non-public schools. One more week to go!

Statehouse Express Episode 9

March 2nd 2020

John Elcesser breaks down what happened at the Statehouse during the eighth week of the Indiana legislative session and addresses bills that could affect our non-public schools. Almost to the finish line of this session!

Statehouse Express Episode 8

February 24th 2020

John Elcesser breaks down what happened at the Statehouse during the seventh week of the Indiana legislative session and addresses bills that could affect our non-public schools. Only a couple weeks left to go!