Carroll Bilbrey will use the Fellowship to develop the third campus of Indianapolis Classical Schools, whose mission is to create a community of scholars that advances timeless ideas and content, builds a culture of respect and trust, and engages in an urban environment in order to prepare students to be world-class citizens. The school will replicate the network’s successful classical, liberal arts model.
Carroll Bilbrey currently serves as the Social Studies Department chairperson and Professional Development Coordinator for Indianapolis Classical Schools, overseeing all social studies instruction at Herron High School and Riverside High School as well as coordinating professional development opportunities for both campuses. As a teacher, Mr. Bilbrey led his students to achieve exceptional pass rates on AP exams – on the AP World History and AP Human Geography exams, his students exceeded the national average by 14 percentage points and 28 percentage points, respectively. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Purdue University and his Master of Business Administration in Education Leadership from the University of Indianapolis through the Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellowship.