Education

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools

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Website http://www.mccsfoundation.org/
Contact Tina Peterson (Executive Director)
Phone (812) 330-7700
Email fmccs [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Description

The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools is dedicated to providing resources to improve and enhance the educational opportunities available to all MCCSC students.

Incorporation Status Incorporated
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Office of Early Field Experiences

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Website http://education.indiana.edu/
Contact Tyna Hunnicutt (Director of Field Placements)
Phone 812-856-8502
Email fieldexp [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Indiana University School of Education
201 N. Rose Ave., room 1048
Bloomington, IN 47405
Hours Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm
Description

The Office of Early Field Experiences secures almost 1200 off-campus field placements each semester. The office works with approximately 80 schools and 600 teachers within a 60-mile radius of Bloomington. Early Field Experiences are designed to provide college students with an opportunity to examine the daily lives of teachers.

Additional Contact Cindy Bell (Office Services Supervisor)
Additional Contact Heather Winne (Placement Coordinator)
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Monroe County Community School Corporation, Adult Education Program

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Website http://www.adult.mccsc.edu
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone (812) 330-7731
Email sdick [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address Broadview Learning Center
705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Hours Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 3:30pm
Description The Monroe County Community School Corporation Adult Education Program offers individualized instruction and guidance to teen and adult learners who seek to improve basic skills or learn new ones to create better opportunities for themselves and their families. We provide a bridge between past educational experiences and future educational success. Increasing literacy and promoting lifelong learning through a student-directed approach, in partnership with caring and professional teachers, are at the heart of all we do.
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Congregation Beth Shalom / Bloomington Jewish Community

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Website http://www.bethshalom-bjc.org/
Contact Judith Rose (President)
Phone 812-334-2440
Email bethshalombloomington [at] gmail [dot] com
Description

Congregation Beth Shalom is a house of community, of learning and of prayer that provides a unifying Jewish focus for its diverse membership as congregants explore their identity as Jews and their relationship as Jews to the larger community. To fulfill its mission, Beth Shalom offers communal activities; inreach to its members; outreach to the community; social welfare projects; education for children, teenagers, adults and families; and activities that foster spiritual exploration.

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Center for Social Studies and International Education (CASSIE)

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Website http://cssie.indiana.edu/
Contact Terrence Mason (Director)
Phone 812-855-3838
Email tmason [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Smith Research Center
2805 East Tenth Street Suite 140
Bloomington, IN 47408-2698
Description

The primary mission of the CSSIE is to improve education in the social studies (history, geography, economics, civics, anthropology, and the social sciences) in elementary and secondary schools. A secondary mission of the CSSIE is to meet professional development needs of the international community of educators through in-service training, content seminars, and curriculum workshops in all curriculum areas.

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Hilltop Educational Foundation

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~hilltop/
Contact Greg Speichert (Hilltop Center Director)
Phone 812-855-8808
Email hilltop [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description Hilltop Educational Foundation is a non-profit community organization serving the Hilltop Garden and Nature Center and supporting community initiatives in education and wellness through gardening and other horticulturally based activities.
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Teachers Applying Whole Language (TAWL)

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Website http://www.ncte.org/wlu/tawl
Contact Jerome C. Harste
Phone (800) 369-6283x3612
Hours call or visit web site for more information
Description This group serves as a supporting network for teachers committed to holistic learning practices in school classrooms and community action focused on best practices for teaching and learning.
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MCCSC Community Transitions

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Contact Jennifer Robinson (Community Transitions Coordinator)
Phone 812-330-7700 x51086
Email jrobinso [at] mccsc [dot] edu
Address MCCSC, Administrative Building, Special Education Department
315 North Drive
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description A program of the Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC)for students with special needs who are between 18-21 years of age.
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People's University

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Phone (812) 349-3737
Hours Call or visit web site for further information
Description

Sponsored by Bloomington Parks and Recreation, People's University offers classes on subjects ranging from computers to cooking.

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Learn More Indiana

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Website http://www.in.gov/learnmoreindiana/
Phone (800) 992-2076
Email info [at] learnmore [dot] org
Address 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN 46204 - 4254
Hours 24 hours/7 days per week call center
Description

From website: "Learn More Indiana is here to guide Hoosiers on how to get to college so that students of all ages can achieve the dream of a degree. Learn More Indiana is Indiana's college and career connection and helps students and parents: Check out colleges and career training programs; Explore different careers including the fastest growing Indiana occupations; Keep academics on track through grade-specific checklists and tips for supporting life-long learning; and Find ways to save and pay for college. Formerly called Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center (ICPAC).

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