Press Releases | September 19, 2019

New hire joins school support team at The Mind Trust

Indianapolis – (September 19, 2019) – The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Paula Glover as Manager of School Support. In her role, Glover will coordinate events, communication, and data to advance The Mind Trust’s strategy of building a strong ecosystem of talent and academic supports to create high-quality schools for all students.

Glover will assist the school support team in providing schools with world-class academic training, developing initiatives to build the teacher talent pipeline, and growing our city’s network of national and local education nonprofits. She will plan professional development trainings, panels, and other special events for educators across Indiana. Glover will also provide departmental support with research, data tracking, and communication between the network of schools served by The Mind Trust.

Glover has more than eighteen years of experience in managing the implementation of impactful, effective training for professionals in the insurance and telecommunications industries. In her previous roles, she worked across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions to deliver technical training and development programs related to communication, team building, and management skills.

Glover also manages the Youth and Family Resources ministry of The Way Church. Through this program, she has mentored young adults, helped develop the church’s youth ministry curriculum, and recruited youth coaches to assist in teaching and mentoring programs.

“Paula brings a wealth of knowledge and her experience will enhance our ability to build capacity within Indianapolis schools to ensure every student has access to a high-quality education,” said Joe White, Senior Vice President of School Support for The Mind Trust. “We are incredibly lucky to have Paula’s energy and heart for serving youth on our school support team.”

Glover earned a bachelor’s degree in Textiles, Apparel, and Merchandising from Indiana State University. She currently volunteers as a facilitator for several programs for middle and high school students at the Center for Leadership Development (CLD), including the Self-Discovery/Career Exploration Project and the Imani Book club. She is also a facilitator for CLD’s College Prep parent workshops, where she helps parents learn how to become advocates of their student’s education.

About The Mind Trust

The Mind Trust is an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit that works to build a system of schools that gives every student in Indianapolis, no exceptions, access to a high-quality education. The Mind Trust does this by building a supportive environment for schools through policy and community engagement, empowering talented educators to launch new schools, and providing existing schools with the supports they need to hire world-class talent and achieve excellence. Since 2006, The Mind Trust has supported the launch of 29 schools and helped place more than 1,500 teachers and school leaders in Indianapolis classrooms. More information can be found at