GEER Schools

GEER Grant Components and Support

Four of our member districts received funding to support their digital learning goals.

Jay County School Corporation

MSD of Wabash County

Wabash City Schools

Whitko Community School Corporation

There are several perks to being a GEER school:

  • Free professional development through Keep Indiana Learning (use the code GEER 2021) when prompted during registration
  • Access to Digital Coaches with targeted expertise areas
  • Keep Indiana Learning Summer Conference (virtual)
    • All GEER school teachers were automatically registered
    • Sessions have been recorded for viewing later 
  • Train the Trainer Institutes-designed to support post-pandemic systemic changes! 
    • Leadership and Culture  (w/Dr. Rob Wesman)
    • SEL  (w/Dr. Lori Desatuels)
    • Digital Learning  (w/Angela and Nate Ridgeway)

 

In addition to direct funding from the state of Indiana, these schools are also eligible to receive support from Region 8.  After meeting with each district to find out their needs, we determined five major areas we can support.  The table below describes the major areas and how Region 8 is supporting them.  

Area of Support

Region 8 Offerings

Parent Engagement in Digital Learning

Each district has access to Adam Drummond, parent engagement expert for one-to-one consulting.

Student Engagement in Digital Learning

Teachers from each district can become Blended Learning Educators at no cost.

Hardware Vetting to Strengthen Digital Learning

Click HERE to view planning doc so you are ready with everything you need to complete survey 

Click HERE to participate in survey and view database

Teacher Wellness Supports

Run the Race for 6th-12th graders

 

Helpful Links

UIndy GEER Help Center

PD Evaluation Link (All GEER related PD must be evaluated using the same process/form)

 

Keep Indiana Learning Summer Conference-top picks from Cindy!

How Family Engagement Drives Student Success   

 

Balanced Math Framework: A Model for Your Daily Math Block

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Keynote for Day 2-Stress Management as Social Emotional Learning

Author's Spotlight-Arrows, A Systems-based Approach to School Leadership (PLC's)

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