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Teach Plus Indiana Congratulates Newly Named IPS Superintendent Aleesia Johnson

June 21, 2019

Indianapolis, IN—Teach Plus Indiana congratulates Aleesia Johnson on being named the Superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools. Teach Plus teacher leaders have had the opportunity to collaborate with Ms. Johnson over the course of her time as Interim Superintendent as she worked to define the vision for the district and are excited to continue these conversations into the future.

"Aleesia has made a concerted effort to garner educator feedback around IPS' climate and culture, meeting with our current and alumni teacher leaders to learn more about what they hoped to see from the district going forward," said Rachel Hathaway, Interim Executive Director for Teach Plus Indiana. "Our teachers look forward to continuing to engage with the newly named superintendent as she develops a strategic plan for IPS that benefits all of our students and teachers."

About Teach Plus

The mission of Teach Plus is to empower excellent, experienced, and diverse teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success.  Since 2009, Teach Plus has trained thousands of teacher leaders across the country who are driving policy changes and improving the instructional practices of teachers to create an education system driven by equity, access, and excellence for all students.