TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Thanks to the Get Your Teach On program, Ouabache Elementary School, in partnership with the Indiana Department of Education, was selected to receive free professional development, training, and support for the 2023-24 school year.

The selection of Ouabache Elementary among the 12 total schools selected, highlights the commitment to improving learning outcomes while also supporting teachers.

The Get Your Teach On Collaboration Site program is designed to:

  • Enhance Professional Development: Ouabache’s teachers will gain exclusive access to cutting-edge professional development opportunities led by top educational experts, enabling them to stay at the forefront of teaching methodologies and pedagogical advancements.
  • Promote Resource Sharing: This collaboration will facilitate the exchange of teaching resources, curriculum materials, and best practices among educators, ensuring that students at Ouabache receive a high-quality education that fosters their growth and success.
  • Foster a Collaborative Community: Ouabache will become part of a dynamic community of educators committed to sharing knowledge, expertise, and experiences. This network will provide continuous support for teachers in their quest for excellence.
  • Encourage Innovation: The program will encourage innovative teaching approaches, making learning more engaging and relevant for students.

“We are so fortunate to have this wonderful professional development opportunity which will enhance teaching and learning at Ouabache Elementary. Many of our teachers received excellent PD from Chris Pombonyo last spring so we are thrilled to experience an entire year of learning, growing, and stepping out of our comfort zone. Another exciting piece is that we will be celebrating and recognizing the fabulous educators we have at Ouabache,” said Ouabache Principal Haley Ringwald.

The Indiana Department of Education and Get Your Teach On are excited about the partnership and transforming educational practices and outcomes at Ouabache Elementary and across the state.

“Get Your Teach On is all about supporting schools and educators to help them reach their full potential. We’re thrilled to continue and expand our partnership with the Indiana Department of Education for the 2023-24 school year and, very much look forward to working one-on-one with school leaders and educators at ourCollaboration Sites this year!” said Hope King, Co-Founder and CEO of Get Your Teach On.

Visit the Get Your Teach On website for more information about their new partnership with the Indiana Department of Education.