Special Services, Johnson County

And Surrounding Schools

Angie Balsley  
Angie Balsley
Executive Director
 
PERSONAL STATEMENT: 

My experiences being a volunteer, camp counselor, personal care attendant, group home staff member, teacher, and family member of a person with a disability have fostered my love for working with people with special needs. A passion for “doing the right thing” for children and their families lead me to pursue an administrative path.  I believe in fostering creative and innovative solutions through collaboration.  It is my privilege to lead an amazing team of professionals to meet the unique learning needs of students across our member districts.  I invite you to contact me with questions, concerns, ideas, and feedback.   

EDUCATION:
 
Director of Exceptional Needs(2009)       
Ball State University

Master of Science, School Administration(2002)
Magna Cum Laude
Indiana University

Bachelor of Science, Special Education(1998)
Cum Laude
Ball State University
 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

2014-Present      Executive Director, Special Services, Johnson County and Surrounding Schools 

2012- 2014         Assistant Director, Special Services, Johnson County and Surrounding Schools

2007 - 2012        Director of Special Services, Bremen Public Schools

1998 - 2007        Special Education Teacher, Elkhart Co. Special Education Cooperative

 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 

2006-2007          K-2 Teacher for Students with Significant Disabilities, Goshen, IN.

2003–2006         Middle School Teacher for Students with Significant Disabilities, Wakarusa, IN

1998-2003          Middle School Teacher for Students with Significant Disabilities, Goshen, IN


SPECIAL INTERESTS:

I enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. My teenage son is active in school, travel baseball, and running which means my husband & I spend a lot of time doing those things too. I’ve traveled to Italy, Prague, & Mexico and love to plan our next adventures.  I am currently working on my doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy studies through Indiana University.  My dissertation will study due process practices.



 





                                 



 




 



 



 

 

 



 
 
 
 
 
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