Membership Benefits

About CIESC Membership

Membership in the Central Indiana Educational Service Center (CIESC) provides Indiana school districts valuable benefits and opportunities that translate to substantial savings for member school districts. When you are a member of CIESC you gain comprehensive access to benefits from each of our services and programs. Our full range of resources means you will likely find a CIESC service to complement each of your district’s needs.

Savings and Resources

Not only does membership come with monetary savings, but your school will also receive learning opportunities, consultation with experts in their respective fields, and so much more. The resources that you can utilize through CIESC allows schools to offer more, administrators to operate smoothly, and teachers to positively impact their students’ education. On average, members realize an ROI of nearly $105,000 annually.

Professional Learning

Professional Learning strives to empower teachers and education leaders with continuous professional learning opportunities. Attend our workshops and events to enrich your learning experience and instruction. Online or face-to-face professional learning opportunities and resources that are customized and research-based. Learn from leaders in education at impactful professional learning workshops and events.

12 Free Hours of Professional Learning

Value of $2,600

Students save at least $10-15 compared to other competitors

Driver Education

CIESC’s Driver Education program provides high-quality driver education to the largest number of Indiana students at the most affordable price. Our classes are convenient for our students, offered online or in-person, along with instructor-led lessons behind the wheel.

Indiana Online

Indiana Online is one of the largest online supplemental high school course providers in the state, offering a wide variety of year-round and summer courses online, including Advanced Placement, dual credit, and a full-time program for grades 5-12. All students remain enrolled in their school, and the school partners with Indiana Online for these services. Courses are developed and taught by Indiana licensed teachers within their content areas and are aligned to the Indiana state standards. Indiana Online offers flexible enrollment with a new course session beginning August – November, and January – March.

CIESC members receive a $25-$65 discount per student enrollment

Bid Assistance

Value of $1,500

Purchasing Advantage

Value up to $50,000

Cooperative Purchasing

Let Coop Purchasing help you lower your selling cost and successfully bid products and services in a wide range of areas. Our one-stop shop bulk buying saves you time and money. Assistance writing bid specifications for any special purchases. Purchasing advantage of CIESC and statewide negotiated contracts, organized into convenient online catalogs, all in one easy-to-use website.

Media Services

We provide professional services from concept to delivery for all of your video production needs. Online compliance training courses with online completion reporting that keep staff up-to-date on OSHA compliance, professional development, and training.

12 Free Hours

Public relations, crises media relations counsel, and effective media training by local experts.

24 Free Hours

Full-service video production

Value of $5400

Compliance Training Videos

Value of $700

48 Free Hours – Value of $2640

Executive Coaching and Mentoring

The CIESC Executive Coaching/Mentoring program is designed to connect a retired highly successful administrator with a current administrator. The ultimate goal of the CIESC Executive Coaching/Mentoring program is to provide a high level of job-specific and socio-emotional support to individual administrators that will enhance that individual’s chances of having a long and successful administrative career.

Absence Management

Discounted rates to provide substitute services for employee absences and custom reports for administrators. Job posting consortium for members that allows districts to simultaneously post job openings for all member districts and allows applicants to join a job pool.

Substitute Services – Value of $1667

Value of $375
20,000+ Students Participated

Digitarium Systems

Inflatable planetarium systems loaned and delivered upon request.

Indiana School Educational Service Centers (ISESC) Risk Management Program

MGU and wholesaler Caitlin Morgan Insurance Services established the Indiana School’s Educational Service Center (ISESC) Risk Management Program, a self-insured Trust to help public schools in the state address volatile commercial Workers’ Compensation premiums and contain their costs. Formed in 2006, ISESC is the oldest school self-insured Workers’ Compensation program in Indiana with current membership at 22 schools and two service centers.

Savings – 15-20% less than commercial insurance providers

Value of $500

Interactive Meeting Space

Utilize CIESC’s state-of-the-art interactive meeting space when needed.

Counselor Connect

CIESC’s Counselor Connect is a suite of services, resources, and activities offered to districts that foster a community of practice for student service professionals.

Free access to best practice professional learning

Free access to best practice professional learning

Keep Indiana Learning

Keep Indiana Learning (KInL) provides educators with an empowering and collaborative network that will transform teaching and learning resulting in relevant, engaging, and equitable learning opportunities for all students.

Our Member Districts

CIESC is comprised of the staff and students of the following school systems in and around Marion County. We served over 180 schools and organizations to provide a better educational experience to over 150,000 children.