Indiana Curriculum Instructional Association

Stay Up-to-Date with Curriculum and Instruction

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

Join us on the first Friday of each month for our monthly meetings throughout the school year to receive and share information related to curriculum and instruction.

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: CIESC located at the Pyramids
2nd pyramid, 2nd floor
3500 DePauw Blvd.
Suite 2020
Indianapolis, IN 46268

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

ICIA Fall 2019 Line-Up

Date Topic Presenter(s)
September 6, 2019 Dyslexia Joseph Risch, M.A. BCBA, Reading Specialist with Training in Dyslexia, IDOE
October 4, 2019 ILEARN Dr. Charity Flores, Director of Assessment, IDOE

Kristine David, Asst. Director of Assessment, IDOE

November 1, 2019 STEM & PLTW Dr. Andrew Melin, Chief Innovation Officer, IDOE
December 6, 2019 School Calculation, District w/ New Assessment, ESSA Maggie Paino, Director of Accountability, IDOE

Brenda Erbse, Assistant Director of Accountability, IDOE

Mark Your Calendars for 2020

  • January 17, 2020
  • February 7, 2020 
  • March 6, 2020 
  • April 10, 2020
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ICIA Board Members for 2019-2020


  • Allyson Smith (MSD Washington Township) 
  • Hilary Duvall (Shenandoah School Corporation)

Co-Vice Presidents 

  • Marcy Szostak (Center Grove) 
  • Ashley Swanson (MSD Pike Township)


  • Dustin Lemay (Avon) 
  • Lisa Harkness (Greenwood)