2016 News Releases
IU report provides employment and inclusion data about Hoosiers with disabilities
(November 2, 2016)
Indiana residents who receive employment services and other support from disability service providers have made few gains in the past year, according to a new report from Indiana University’s Center on Community Living and Careers.
Indiana schools selected as implementation sites to improve teacher quality (October 28, 2016)
The Indiana Center on Teacher Quality has selected five schools districts and one charter school to implement a process to improve student learning by providing a continuum of instruction from highly effective teachers.
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October 3, 2016)
The Indiana Institute has put together a resource guide around employment.
It's election season, do you know your rights? (August 15, 2016)
Election season is upon us, and that means there is a LOT of information you need to have the best voting experience possible.
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community Annual Report for 2016 (July 26, 2016)
IU research: Indiana teacher evaluations are improving but remain inconsistent (July 21, 2016)
Teacher evaluation plans developed by Indiana school districts are inconsistent and erratic and vary widely in quality and comprehensiveness, according to research by the Indiana Teacher Appraisal and Support System project at the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning at Indiana University Bloomington.
Derek Nord named new director of Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (May 23, 2016)
Following a national search, Derek Nord has been appointed the new director of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University. Nord is currently associate director of the Research and Training Center on Community Living, a part of the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration.
Camp Yes And for teens on the autism spectrum doubling its impact in 2016 (April 19, 2016)
Last summer, the Center on Education and Lifelong Learning and the Indiana Resource Center for Autism at IU’s Indiana Institute on Disability and Community founded Camp Yes And -- a summer improv camp for teens on the autism spectrum and teachers.
IU Centers to receive funding to establish Center on Teacher Quality to improve student outcomes (January 26, 2016)
Indiana University’s Center on Education and Lifelong Learning and Community Living and Careers will receive funding to establish and operate the Indiana Center on Teacher Quality as part of a federally funded $5 million State Personnel Development grant to the Indiana Department of Education.