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| August 24, 2018
The Mind Trust Fellows to launch nonprofit services center for school finance, operations

Indianapolis—(August 24, 2018)— The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced that David Rosenberg and Brian Anderson have received an Education Entrepreneur Fellowship, which will support their launch of an independent nonprofit center that will offer charter schools and Innovation Network Schools access to high-quality, cost-effective operational, financial, and state reporting services. These service offerings will support the growth of high-quality schools in Indianapolis by reducing the amount of time school leaders spend on administrative duties, allowing them to maximize their focus on instructional leadership.

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| August 1, 2018
The Mind Trust awards fellowships to replicate three high-performing charter schools

Today, The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, announced the selection of school leaders at three of Indianapolis’ highest-performing charter schools for its Charter School Fellowship. Through the fellowship, Darius Sawyers of Paramount Schools of Excellence, Carroll Bilbrey of Indianapolis Classical Schools, and Naomi Nelson of Christel House Academies will lead the replication of their respective schools’ high-performing models.

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| July 12, 2018
New hires advance The Mind Trust’s school supports efforts

Indianapolis—(July 12th, 2018)—The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Tina Seymour as Senior Director of School Support and Jordan Johnson as Manager of School Support. Both will support The Mind Trust’s efforts to more than double the number of students attending high-quality public schools within the boundaries of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS).

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| June 21, 2018
Shannon Williams joins The Mind Trust as SVP of Community Engagement

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Shannon Williams as the organization’s Senior Vice President of Community Engagement. She will lead The Mind Trust’s initiatives to engage, empower, and invest in communities that are most affected by education change in Indianapolis. Williams has served for the past eight years as president of the Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper, one of the nation’s oldest African-American-owned newspapers, and the Indiana Minority Business Magazine. She has held numerous leadership roles during her 18-year tenure at the publication.

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| June 13, 2018
New hires advance The Mind Trust’s school incubation, development efforts

Indianapolis—(June 13th, 2018)—The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Patrick Jones as Senior Director of School Incubation and Michael Prihoda as Manager of Development and Communications. Both will support The Mind Trust’s effort to more than double the number of students attending high-quality public schools within the boundaries of Indianapolis Public Schools. Jones […]

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