District Racial Equity Schools & Team

To date, IPS staff from 19 pilot schools have participated in the REI initiative at IPS. Three high schools will be added during the 2019-20 school year, bringing the total number of pilot schools to 22.

REI Pilot Schools

*Schools are listed in alphabetical order (not the year they became an REI pilot school).

  • Arsenal Technical High School
  • Brookside School 54
  • Center for Inquiry School 70
  • Center for Inquiry School 84
  • Charles Fairbanks School 105
  • Clarence Farrington School 61
  • Crispus Attucks High School
  • Daniel Webster School 46
  • Eleanor Skillen School 34
  • Frances W. Parker School 56
  • George Washington Community High School
  • Graduation Academy
  • Harshman Middle School
  • IPS | Butler University Laboratory School 55
  • IPS | Butler University Laboratory School 60
  • James Russell Lowell School 51
  • Louis B. Russell School 48
  • Rousseau McClellan School 91
  • Simon Youth Academy
  • Step Ahead Academy
  • Stephen Foster School 67
  • William Penn School 49

IPS District Equity Team

  • Aleesia Johnson, Interim IPS Superintendent
  • Pat Payne, Director, Racial Equity Initiative
  • Annmarie Byers, Coordinator, Racial Equity Office
  • Ahmed Young, Chief of Staff
  • Andrew Strope, Performance and Continuous Improvement
  • Arturo Rodriquez, Director, Newcomer Center
  • Greg Newlin, Executive Director of Schools
  • Kurtis McCoin, Data Strategist, Performance and Continuous Improvement
  • LaKimba Desadier, Family & Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Naplio Johnson, Parent Improvement Educator, Floro Torrence School 83
  • Rita Hogan, Classroom Assistant, Clarence Farrington 61
  • Sarah Hutchison, English as a Second Language (ESL) Coach
  • Taeven Barnes, Parent Improvement Educator, Carl Wilde School 79
  • Karen Hastings, Coordinator, Positive School Climate and Culture
  • Tijana Davis, Special Education Learning Community Director
  • Shonnterrio Harris, Special Assistant to Governance Team
  • Nicholas Meyer, District Math Coach