Mia Kern She/Her/Hers

Manager of Special Projects and Data

2 years in education
1 years at The Mind Trust

As the Manager of Special Projects and Data, Mia Kern supports the work of The Mind Trust through evaluating the organization’s programmatic effectiveness and advocating for policies that promote the growth of high-quality autonomous schools in Indianapolis.

Prior to joining The Mind Trust, Kern held a position with an Ohio charter school authorizer where she supported the school improvement efforts of over 60 schools throughout the state. She also gained experience working at the Ohio Department of Education in both their Educator Effectiveness and Career Tech offices. A major highlight of this role was assisting with the development of the Culturally Responsive Practices program.

Kern is a proud graduate of THE Ohio State University, where she most recently graduated with a dual Master of Public Administration and Master of Education Policy. Although new to the Indianapolis area, she is excited to experience and serve this great city.