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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #55 — Legislative Update #6

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Mar 18, 2019 10:31:16 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined once by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to his thoughts on this year’s General Assembly begins.

We are into the second half of the session. 13th Check, school funding, vouchers, state superintendent appointment, teacher licensing, etc.

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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #54 — Legislative Update #5

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Mar 1, 2019 10:49:28 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined once by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to his thoughts on this year’s General Assembly begins.

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Topics: Educator Resources, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast: Ep. #53 — Coach Sparkle on ILEARN

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 27, 2019 9:27:00 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #52 — Legislative Update #4

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 21, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined once by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to his thoughts on this week’s actions at the State House.

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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #51 — Shannon Anderson On Kindness in the Classroom

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 12, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

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Topics: Educator Resources, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast: Ep. #50 — Legislative Update #3

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 7, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined once by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to his thoughts on this week’s actions at the State House.

Good news on Monday as the 13th Check cruised through the House unanimously and heads over to the Senate with co-sponsors Sen. Boots and Niezgodski, bi-partisan support.

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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #49 — Shannon Anderson Writing Tips

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 5, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

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Topics: Educator Resources, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast: Ep. #48 — Legislative Update #2

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 29, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to catching up on the general assembly for the past two weeks. 

We are seeing education funding taking center stage early in the session. The governor is getting creative, legislature is working on a few bills.

What have you seen pop up that you find curious or interesting?

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Topics: Educator Resources, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast: Ep. #47 — Shannon Anderson on Growth Mindset

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

Today we are joined by Shannon Anderson from Rensselaer Elementary. We welcome Mrs. Anderson and look forward to her thoughts on various educational topics, instructional and classroom ideas and as an author of children’s books. Shannon is a wife, mother, runner, educator, author, and workshop presenter. In this episode, Shannon and I discuss applying Growth Mindset concepts in the classroom. Shannon answers these questions and much more:

  • What made you decide to incorporate Growth Mindset concepts into your classroom?
  • What were some of the first steps, activities that you used to kick it off?
  • How long did it take to get the procedures set up?
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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #46 — 2019 Legislative Update with Steve Beebe

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 16, 2019 12:30:58 PM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined once again by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to his thoughts on this year’s General Assembly begins.

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Topics: Educator Resources, Indiana EdCAST

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