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Glenda Ritz

Glenda Ritz (D)

Candidate for:
Indiana State Superintendent Of Public Instruction

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  • Teacher of the Year Award Winner at two different schools.
  • Golden Apple Award Winner.
  • A National Board Certified Teacher (1 of only 155 in Indiana)
  • President of the Washington Township Education Association, 15 years.

Recent Stories About Glenda Ritz

December 4, 2014


Governor Mike Pence is signing an executive order to dissolve his education agency, a group that has been a point of contention between himself and state superintendent Glenda Ritz.

Pence Signs Executive Order Dissolving CECI 

Governor Mike Pence signed an executive order Thursday to eliminate his education agency, the Center for Education and Career Innovation.

November 17, 2014


Leadership of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce says one of the groupâs top legislative priorities for the 2015 session is pushing to make the position of State Superintendent of Public Instruction appointed beginning in 2016.Currently, Indiana is one of 13 states with an elected superintendent, according to the National Association of School Boards of Education. Members of the

Chamber of Commerce Pushes To Appoint State Superintendent 

Indiana Chamber of Commerce leaders say they will push this legislative session to make the position of State Superintendent appointed beginning in 2016.

September 4, 2014



State Board Of Education Reaches Settlement In Open Door Law 

The Indiana State Board of Education reached a settlement Wednesday regarding the state’s Open Door Law and private email conversations.

August 27, 2014


cpr training

Freshmen, Sophomores Required To Learn CPR 

A new state law requires Indiana high schools teach CPR as part of health classes, but some schools don't have the money to do so.

May 20, 2014


STEM Students

Ritz Talks STEM Initiatives at Purdue Summit 

Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz spoke at the Indiana STEM School Summit at Purdue about the state's efforts to strengthen STEM instruction.

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