Broad-Based Planning Committee (BBPC)

The Broad-Based Planning Committee (BBPC) is made up of East Allen County Schools educators, parents of EACS high ability students, EACS high ability students, and other EACS stakeholders.  The purpose of the committee is to review the continuous development and implementation of the services and programs for high ability students. The committee serves as the:

  • Representation of key stakeholders
  • Sounding board for programmatic ideas
  • Keeper of the vision for high ability education
  • Assessor of the degree to which program goals are being met
  • Impetus for improvement
  • Ambassador for high ability services in the community
2016-2017 Members:
1. Carrie Shappell EACS High Ability Coach
2. Deborah Watson  EACS Assistant Superintendent, Secondary
3. Marilyn Hissong EACS Assistant Superintendent, Elementary
4. Teresa Knoblauch Title III Director
5. Neal Brown Principal, Leo High School
6. Brad Bakle Principal, Cedarville Elementary
7. Jana Gepfert Counselor, New Haven High School
8. Norm Meintel Teacher, Heritage High School
9. Lori Fendel Teacher, Woodlan High School
10. Deb Pollom Instructional Coach, Heritage Elementary
11. Christine Brames Instructional Coach, Woodlan Elementary
12. Garett Remenschneider Teacher, Cedarville Elementary
13. Amy Dillingham Parent, Leo Elementary
14. Jennifer Sorg Parent, Heritage Elementary
15. Emily Sorg Student, Heritage Elementary
16. Brenda Kitzmiller Parent, New Haven High School
17. Rachel Kitzmiller Student, New Haven High School

Meeting Agenda and Notes