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Portfolio Management

The portfolio team supports the district’s mission by ensuring IPS families have access to quality school options and learning experiences that meet the needs of each unique learner. 

For general inquiries about Innovation, please email

Our team:

  • Brian Dickey, Executive Director of Portfolio Strategy
  • Sean Henseleit, Director of Academic Strategy and Performance
  • Ricky Ritter, Coordinator of Innovation Schools
  • Judy Carlile, Data Strategist
  • Phil Gonzalez, Portfolio Strategy Analyst

Innovation Network Schools

Our Innovation Network Schools have the greatest amount of operational and academic flexibility of all IPS schools, and were created beginning in the 2015-2016 school year following new legislation in 2014.

For additional information about Innovation Schools, please review our Innovation FAQ flyer.

IPS Innovation Schools maintain “Open Door Policies” when it comes to their board meetings. Anyone is invited to attend the meetings, but please check on each school’s website or call the office to confirm there has not been any changes in time or location.

Innovation Network Partner Resources