Latest District News Stories

  • Lisa Rossell becomes district’s executive director of special education
    Lisa Rossell is taking on a new role at Indianapolis Public Schools as the district’s executive director of special education (SPED) She will supervise all SPED special program coordinators, the central compliance and homebound teams, as well as the data and special projects specialists. Previously, Rossell was the director of SPED strategy for the district’s […]
  • P-EBT Clarifications
    FSSA’s Division of Family Resources issued Summer 2022 pandemic EBT or “P-EBT” on Monday, July 18, 2022. If you already have a P-EBT card, there is no need for you to take additional action or submit an address change. How were the qualifying students identified? Parents need not apply; schools are asked to report all eligible students. The […]
  • From pizza to veggies, IPS food service manager sees changing meal trends
    Connie Kristelli has firsthand evidence of how the taste buds of students have evolved over the past 34 years of working in the cafeterias at Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). As a food service manager at Shortridge High School, she’s witnessed plates filled to the brink with pizza, burgers and fries morph into trays piled high […]
  • Ken Pack Named IPS General Counsel
    Before being named General Counsel, Ken Pack was the IPS Director of Employee Relations and Associate General Counsel since 2016. In this role, he was responsible for labor and employee relations, internal investigations, and employment related litigation and/or agency actions. Pack previously worked at Republic Airways Holdings in several roles such as Manager of Labor […]
  • Traffic Calming Mural Painting with Community Heights and Anna Brochhausen
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