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Instructional Team of Leaders

Mr. Jeremy Baugh – Principal

Principal Jeremy Baugh

Jeremy Baugh | Principal: Jeremy Baugh is a highly effective and innovative instructional leader who is committed to the academic success of all children. Mr. Baugh is currently serving as Principal at Brookside Elementary School, and has previously served as principal Mill Creek West Elementary School, Lew Wallace School 107, and as Founding Principal of Phalen Leadership Academy

Honors & Accomplishments
Nominated for Indianapolis Public Schools Principal of the Year – 2021
Public Impact/Opportunity Culture Principal Fellow – 2018-19
“Be the Bar” – Principal of the Month Award (K-8 Learning Community) – 2018
Indianapolis Public Schools – Lead Principal 2017-19
Top Four Finalist for the Hubbard Life-Changing School Leadership Award – 2016
Mill Creek Community School Corporation Award of Excellence – 2011
Nominated for the ISAP Elementary Principal of the Year Award – 2011
Indiana Principal Leadership Academy:  2007

Mr. Baugh has a track record of school turnaround success. In his four year tenure at Brookside School 54, the school has increased it’s IREAD pass rate from 22% passing, to 81% passing. Brookside School 54 was the only school in IPS to double the ILEARN Pass rates in both reading and math, and the chronically absent- percentage decreased from 66% chronically absent to 32% chronically absent within two years. While serving at Lew Wallace School 107, Lew Wallace \ was the highest performing school on the WIDA access test for growth across the District. Additionally, Mr. Baugh and his staff helped advance Lew Wallace Elementary School from the second lowest performing school in the State of Indiana to 13th overall out of 42 elementary schools in IPS, and surpassed more than 318 schools in Indiana. While at Phalen Leadership Academy, Mr. Baugh was responsible for creating a model of instructional excellence which resulted in 98% of the third grade students passing IREAD3 in year one, and 100% in year two. While at Mill Creek, Principal Baugh and team achieved a 91% pass rate in grades 3-5 passed the English Language Arts portion of ISTEP+, and 93% of students passed the Math. Mill Creek West Elementary met AYP six years in a row, was named a DOE Four Star School multiple years and identified within top 10% of high performing Indiana schools. Mr. Baugh earned a M.S. in School Administration from Butler University in 2004, and a B.A. in Music Education from Indiana State University in 2000.

Professional Interests
Opportunity Culture – ASCD – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development IASP – Indiana Association of School Principals NAESP – National Association of Elementary School Principals MENC – Music Educators National Conference IAG – Indiana Association for Gifted Education

Mrs. Shauna Lipscomb – Assistant Principal

Greeting Brookside Families!

It is with great pleasure and excitement that I welcome you to our 2022-2023 school year! I am looking forward to working alongside our amazing educators to making this another phenomenal school year! I believe that with a positive attitude, a growth mindset, and perseverance – we can achieve great things! I strive to instill those qualities in our students and to be a positive role model as well. It is my ultimate goal to provide our students with a safe and nurturing environment that challenges them to reach their full potential!  I am and will always be committed to working closely with teachers, parents, and community members to ensure our students are prepared for the next phase of their educational journey and beyond. I am excited about the possibilities that this school year will bring and proud to be a Brookside Eagle! 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

  • MSD of Wayne Township
    • 10 years at Westlake Elementary
    • Taught 4th grade
    • SPED cluster 
  • Indianapolis Public Schools
    • 1 year at Brookside Elementary
      • Multi-Classroom Leader 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE 

  • School Improvement Plan Committee
  • Instructional Leadership Team (2018-present) 
  • Equity Team Chair (2018-2021) 
  • Voices of Black Educator Series (2020)

Ms. Da’Meisha Fleming – Multi-Classroom Leader – KG-GR2

Ms. Tiffany Army – Multi-Classroom Leader – GR5-6

Ms. Alexis Johnican – Multi-Classroom Leader – GR3-4 & Dean of Students