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| 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.

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| August 28, 2019
Experienced community engagement leader joins The Mind Trust

Indianapolis – (August 28, 2019) – The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Lauren I. Peterson as Senior Director of Community Engagement. In her role, Peterson will activate Indianapolis families, civic leaders, and community members to support and join in The Mind Trust’s goal of creating a more equitable educational landscape with meaningful input from all stakeholders.

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| August 19, 2019
Steven Jones and Leigh Ann Pusey to serve on The Mind Trust Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS—(August 19, 2019)—The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced the election of Steven Jones and Leigh Ann Pusey to its Board of Directors. Jones currently serves as Dean for Professional Development and Director of the Malcolm X Institute for Black Studies at Wabash College and Pusey is the Senior Vice President of Corporate […]

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| August 16, 2019
The Mind Trust receives $4.6 million from the Walton Family Foundation to support high-quality teachers, leaders, and schools

INDIANAPOLIS—(August 16, 2019)—The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced that it has received a $4.6 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to support the growth and success of high-quality teachers, leaders, and schools in Indianapolis. The grant will provide funding for the recently-launched Relay Graduate School of Education (Relay) Teaching Residency, The Mind Trust’s School Leader Fellowships, and The Mind Trust’s general operations.

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| August 12, 2019
New hire to lead The Mind Trust’s communications strategy

Indianapolis – (August 12, 2019) – The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has hired Kateri Whitley as Director of Communications. Whitley will lead The Mind Trust’s internal and
external communications efforts across the organization to support its work of attracting and training world-class talent, launching and supporting high-quality schools, and engaging the Indianapolis community.

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