Indiana Curriculum and Instruction Association

Connect and Stay Up-to-Date with Curriculum and Instruction

The Indiana Curriculum and Instruction Association (ICIA), hosted by CIESC, is a professional organization composed of school representatives from Indiana districts to connect and stay up-to-date with the current information from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) and other curriculum information.

Welcome Back, ICIA! We are here for you! Connection and collaboration will be more important than ever during this unprecedented time in education. We are working to arrange relevant and timely topics to learn and grow together.

All meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice. Save the Friday dates below!

Time: 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Virtual via ZOOM / CIESC
Dates: September 4, October 9, November 6, December 4, 2020
January 8, February 5, March 5, April 9, 2021

9:30 a.m. – Welcome and Presentation
10:30 a.m. – Q/A
10:45 a.m. – Collaboration
11:00 a.m. – Conclusion

For Zoom link, location and logistics questions, contact Susie Gardiner by email or call 317-759-5554.

Here’s a sample of what we will be discussing:

  • Assessments
  • Licensing
  • Student Achievement
  • Graduation Requirement
  • High Ability
  • Response to Intervention
  • English language learners (ELL)
  • Recourse Adoption
  • PL221
  • Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
  • Accountability
  • Academic Standards
  • Curriculum Mapping
  • Technology Integration
  • Title l
  • Legislation
  • Federal and State Mandates
  • STEM

Mark Your Calendars for 2021

  • January 8, 2021
  • February 5, 2021
  • March 5, 2021
  • April 9, 2021
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ICIA Leadership Team for 2020-2021


  • Ashley Swanson, Pike Township, Instructional Coach
  • Marcy Szostak, Center Grove, Director of Elementary Teaching and Learning

Co-Vice Presidents 

  • Lisa Harkness, Greenwood Community Schools, Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Krista Clanin, Pike Township, District Instructional Specialist


  • Lori Katz, Greenfield-Central Schools, Director of Secondary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment