The Best Educational Experiences
Central Indiana Educational Service Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing free and at-cost educational programs throughout central Indiana and beyond. Last year we served over 180 schools and organizations to provide a better educational experience to over 150,000 children.
With our comprehensive services we allow organizations to function at the lowest possible cost while maintaining the highest possible quality. CIESC programs include a number of collaborative ventures with other organizations and non-profits to improve the learning process.
CIESC will become a leading academic and operational service provider to all PK-12 Indiana educational stakeholders.
Central Indiana Educational Service Center (CIESC) is committed to innovative programs and exceptional service enhancing academic achievement and operational efficiencies.
- Child Nutrition: To increase the number of K-12 school food categories CIESC procures for member districts in the next two years.
- School Buses: To maintain the current level of participation in the purchasing program.
- Cooperative Purchasing: To become the most complete and comprehensive program in the state.
- To create/enhance awareness of Indiana Online
- To expand and redesign courses for quality
- To expand professional learning for teachers
Keep Indiana Learning
- To provide credible and relevant professional development based on best practice research
- To become Indiana’s preferred professional development provider in the state
Driver Education Safety
- To improve the driver education process from enrollment to completion to make it as seamless as possible for clients
- To reduce the waiting list in order to serve more students
- To become Indiana’s preferred educational video production team
- To transition to internal content creation
- To create a three-year roadmap for Compliance Training
- To continue to provide high-quality crisis communication services, while enhancing public relations services
- To increase the number of available substitutes for districts served
- To clarify the benefits of our Frontline partnership (specifically Absence Management) and communicate those benefits to CIESC members
- To enhance member school awareness and usage of this service
- To increase the number of member schools who would like to expand or improve their after-school programming
Executive Coaching and Mentoring
- To provide members with high-quality executive coaching and mentoring to enhance individual and district-wide leadership
- To facilitate the Keep Indiana Learning initiative to provide ongoing instructional support and resources to Indiana educators
- To facilitate the Counselor Connect initiative to provide ongoing student service support and resources to Indiana educators
- To research, vet, and implement appropriate partnerships with outside organizations that will benefit members
- To facilitate a Superintendent Collaborative to provide a forum for CIESC superintendents to meet and discuss topics of interest
- To develop a team culture, reducing organizational silos
- To upgrade or replace in-house software applications to better support clients and staff
- To develop a three-year technology replacement plan
- To enhance marketing efforts to increase membership awareness of CIESC programs and services
ISESC Workers Compensation
- To provide excellent service to current consortium members and to grow membership
- To maintain a healthy cash balance to not only sustain annual operational objectives, but also to protect the organization long-term
Board of Directors
School district superintendents constitute the CIESC Board of Directors. The Board helps guide the direction of CIESC programs and services. Board meetings are quarterly, with additional Executive Board meetings.
Dr. Michael Beresford, Carmel Clay Schools
Dr. Timothy Edsell, Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School Corp. – Secretary
Dr. Lisa Lantrip, Comm. School Corp. of Southern Hancock County – Vice-Chairman
Dr. Matthew Prusiecki, MSD of Decatur Twp. – Chairman
Dr. Scott Robison, Zionsville Community Schools
Dr. Jon Milleman, Lebanon Community School Corp.
Mr. Kyle Trebley, School Town of Speedway
Dr. Derek Arrowood, Hamilton Heights School Corp.
Dr. Jack Parker, Mt. Vernon Community School Corp.
Mr. James Diagostino, Mill Creek Community School Corp.
Dr. Margaret Hoernemann, Avon Community School Corp.
Dr. Allen Bourff, Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Mr. Randy Taylor, Mooresville Consolidated School Corp.
Dr. Sherry Grate, Westfield Washington Schools
Dr. Kent DeKoninck, Greenwood Community School Corp.
Mr. Patrick Mapes, Perry Township Schools
Dr. Patrick Spray, Clark-Pleasant Community School Corp.
Dr. Kirk Freeman, Monroe-Gregg School District
Dr. David Clendening, Franklin Community School Corp.
Mr. Scott Olinger, Plainfield Community School Corp.
Dr. Harold Olin, Greenfield-Central Community School Corp.
Dr. Paul Kaiser, Beech Grove City Schools
Dr. Bruce Hibbard, Franklin Township Community School Corp.
Dr. Jay Arthur, MSD of Martinsville