Indiana Curriculum Instructional Association

Stay Up-to-Date with Curriculum and Instruction

ICIA IS CANCELLED FOR APRIL 10. This was our last meeting for the year, stay tuned for more information!

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

For 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

ICIA Fall 2019 Line-Up

Date Topic Presenter(s) Resources
September 6, 2019 Dyslexia Joseph Risch, M.A. BCBA, Reading Specialist with Training in Dyslexia, IDOE Dyslexia Presentation Files

October 4, 2019



Kelly Connelly, Senior Assessment Program Specialist, IDOE

Dr. Kristine David, Asst. Director of Assessment, IDOE

IDOE ILEARN Presentation Files and Notes


November 1, 2019  

STEM Initiatives & PLTW



IDOE Office of Workforce and Innovation will be presenting.


IDOE STEM, Computer Science and Workforce PP Updates


December 6, 2019 School Calculation, District w/ New Assessment, ESSA Maggie Paino, Director of Accountability, IDOE


Indiana School Accountability Systems Slide Decks
Date Topic Presenter(s) Resources
January 17, 2020 Lobbyist for Education and the major bills, (ones offering major policy changes) in the short session Justin Swanson, Lobbyist for education Presentation Powerpoint

Presentation Notes


February 7, 2020


Featuring IDOE resources focusing on Literacy Framework

Rose Tomishima, IDOE Elementary Literacy and ELA Specialist Literacy Best Practices Powerpoint and February notes.
CANCELLED ICIA March 6, 2020  

CANCELLED ICIA FOR MARCH 6 Educational neuroscience and social/emotional learning



April 10, 2020

PLC Leadership and the Power of PLC’s Carrie Rosebrock, CIESC Professional Learning Specialist


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


  • Hilary Duvall (Shenandoah School Corporation)

Co-Vice Presidents 

  • Marcy Szostak, (Centergrove) 
  • Ashley Swanson (Pike)


  • Lisa Harkness, (Greenwood)
  • Krista Clanin (Pike)