Principal of IPS Center for Inquiry speaks to how strong cities build strong schools, and strong schools build strong cities - and our ethical responsibility to support our schools.
About the speaker
Andrea Hunley is the proud principal of an IPS magnet school in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. She joined Indianapolis Public Schools as a principal in 2012.
Prior to her career as a building administrator, Principal Hunley taught high school English in one of the largest high schools in the state of Indiana. She also served as an assistant principal in an elementary school on the north side of Indianapolis.
Principal Hunley has an administrator’s license, a Masters Degree in Language Education, and a Bachelors Degree in Secondary Education from Indiana University. She also holds a license to teach middle and high school English and a license to teach English as a New Language.
Principal Hunley has presented at the district, statewide, national and international levels, and has been published in educational magazines and featured in educational training videos. Public education unlocks the power of learning and the power of children. Principal Hunley is honored to consider it her life’s work.
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We are teaching children how to be prepared for jobs that do not yet exist in fields that do not yet exist. That’s powerful work. And that powerful work that’s happening in your public schools is going to make our community that much better and that much stronger. — Andrea Hunley
Your why is your ethical compass. Your why keeps you centered; it's what keeps you focused. — Andrea Hunley
Strong communities start with strong schools. — Andrea Hunley
What I do is be a principal, but why I do it is because of my mission. What we do is not as important as why we do it. — Andrea Hunley