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Press Releases | March 23, 2021

The Mind Trust launches Equity Cohorts for Indianapolis schools and nonprofits in partnership with Beloved Community

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, has launched Equity Cohorts with two unique tracks for nonprofit organizations and schools or school networks. Beloved Community will lead cohort participants in training on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and support each organization with creating a 3-year plan to put their commitments into action.

Local | March 17, 2021

Community Learning Sites Spring Break Operation Update

In January, 2021, The Mind Trust announced the extension of Community Learning Sites through June 4. Ever since, Community Learning Sites have continued to serve students, providing safe, supportive in-person options. With the majority of Indianapolis school districts’ spring breaks ahead from March 22 – April 2, multiple Community Learning Sites are committed to remaining open to support students over break.

Press Releases | March 15, 2021

The Mind Trust opens application for Talent Innovation Fund

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit organization, is now accepting applications for the Talent Innovation Fund, an initiative designed to address the challenge of recruiting and retaining high-performing, diverse talent for public schools in Indianapolis. Districts, individual schools, school networks, or organizations serving students in Indianapolis’ Center Township may apply for funding that will support the implementation of innovative strategies to enhance the city’s public education talent pool.

Local | March 5, 2021

2020-21 Talent Innovation Fund Awardee Highlights

Three years ago, The Mind Trust created our Talent Innovation Fund to provide local schools, school networks, and education organizations the opportunity to develop innovative talent solutions focused on attracting and retaining high-quality educators.

Press Releases | March 3, 2021

The Mind Trust invests $20,000 to launch Go Farther Literacy Project for Indianapolis families and students

The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit, today announced the launch of the Go Farther Literacy Project, a new, pilot program to help Indianapolis families ensure their children can read at or above grade level. Through the initiative, The Mind Trust will invest $20,000 in projects that promote literacy, with awards ranging between $150 to $5,000 going directly to Indianapolis families and community organizations.

Press Releases | March 2, 2021

The Mind Trust hires Kelli Marshall as Senior Vice President of Schools

The Mind Trust today announced it has hired Kelli Marshall as Senior Vice President of Schools. In this role, Marshall will lead the organization’s efforts to increase the number of Indianapolis students who attend a high-quality school by supporting the launch of new schools, supporting existing schools to maximize their success, and recruiting, retaining, and supporting talented educators. Marshall has almost 30 years of experience as a classroom teacher, instructional coach, principal, school founder, and school network leader.