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FWCS programs honored as “promising practices” by Ritz

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOWO): A couple of Fort Wayne Community Schools programs were recognized as “Promising Practices” by the Indiana Department of Education today.

The Indiana Department of Education recognized the 200th Promising Practice in honor of Indiana’s bicentennial. The program identifies high-quality education practices and wrap-around services in schools and communities throughout Indiana.

“Great schools are the backbone of strong communities,” said Glenda Ritz, Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.  “Through the Promising Practices program, the Indiana Department of Education honors Indiana’s bicentennial by highlighting high-quality educational programs and wrap-around services.  That is why I am honored to recognize more than 200 Promising Practices today that are positively impacting our schools and our state.”


Warsaw Community Schools were also honored. A list of the Promising Practices recognized today can be found below.

School Corporation School Title
Duneland School Corporation Liberty Elementary School School Closet
Elwood Community School Corporation Elwood Elementary School Toddlers to Grade Two
Evansville Community School Corporation Districtwide School @ Home with a Twist
Fort Wayne Community Schools Districtwide Refugee and Immigrant Home Visits
Fort Wayne Community Schools Districtwide Identifying High Ability Students
Franklin Township Community School Corporation Arlington Elementary School Counseling – Camp Care a Lot
Greater Clark County Schools Bridgepoint Elementary School Read & Feed
Greater Clark County Schools Greater Clark County Preschool Preschool Education
Greater Clark County Schools River Valley Middle School Summer Scholars Program
Greater Clark County Schools River Valley Middle School Fantastic Fridays
Jac-Cen-Del Community School Corporation Jac-Cen-Del Elementary School Family Learning Nights
Kankakee Valley School Corporation Kankakee Valley Intermediate School School Safety on Field Trips
Mississinewa Community School Corporation Districtwide EPIC
MSD Decatur Township Stephen Decatur Elementary School Supporting the Whole Child
MSD of Wayne Township Chapelwood Elementary School A-Mazing Community Partnerships
MSD of Wayne Township Westlake Elementary School Culturally Responsive and Equitable Learning Environments
MSD Washington Township Districtwide The North Central HS Learning Center
Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation Districtwide International Exposure to Students
North West Hendricks School Corporation Districtwide Going Beyond Enrichment
School City of East Chicago Districtwide Connecting with Families and Communities
School City of Hammond Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Cool Dads Read
School City of Hammond Columbia Elementary School The Morning Meeting
School City of Hammond Donald E Gavit Middle High School The Blueprint for College Readiness
School City of Hammond Kenwood Elementary School Kids Hope Mentoring Program
School Town of Munster Districtwide Raising the High Ability Bar
South Bend Community School Corporation Brown Intermediate Center The Bison-Pilot Project
South Harrison Community School Corporation South Central Middle School 212 Awards
Tri Creek School Corporation Districtwide High Ability Math: The Poetry of Logical Ideas
Warsaw Community Schools Warsaw Career Center Increasing Female Engineering Participation
West Clark Community School Corporation Silver Creek Primary School Minds in Motion Maze
Western Boone County Community School District Western Boone Jr-Sr High School Technology Enriched AP Courses

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