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Q&A with Liz Coit

Starting January 2024, MCCOY will welcome Elizabeth (Liz) Coit as our next executive director to bring a new era of leadership for youth development in Central Indiana. We had the opportunity to ask Liz a little about herself and what she looks forward to as the next Executive Director at MCCOY. Here’s what she had …

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Elizabeth Coit to serve as MCCOY’s next Executive Director

MCCOY (Marion County Commission on Youth) announced today that Elizabeth Coit will serve as its next Executive Director beginning January 2024. She will succeed John Brandon, founding Executive Director, who retires at the end of this year. “Coit has an unwavering commitment to youth empowerment and a proven track record of leadership across education, nonprofit, …

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Youth Worker Well-Being Project Webinar & Regional Events

The Youth Worker Well-Being Project is a collaborative statewide effort to improve the lives of Indiana’s youth workers so they can more effectively work with youth. Learn more about this emerging initiative from the Indiana Afterschool Network, IARCA Institute for Excellence, Indiana Youth Services Association, Indiana Youth Institute, and Marion County Commission on Youth available …

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Emerging Leaders of Color RFP

Indiana Youth Institute is seeking Request for Proposals (RFPs) from qualified agencies to develop curriculum for the Indiana Youth Worker Well-Being Project’s Emerging Leaders of Color development program. The Youth Worker Well-Being Project is a collaboration between Indiana Afterschool Network, IARCA Institute for Excellence, Indiana Youth Services Association, Indiana Youth Institute, and Marion County Commission …

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Indiana expands tutoring grants to more students and increases the maximum state funding

From Chalkbeat: Indiana is expanding its grant program for tutoring that it launched last fall to cover middle school students, as well as more elementary schoolers, the state education department announced Thursday.    In addition, the maximum grant award for Indiana Learns, which provides grants to students to use for tutoring and academic programs that meet “learning …

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Meet our eCPR Trainer: Kim Ewing

https://youtu.be/XXAniyhzy1U Kim Ewing is our number one trainer for Emotional CPR (eCPR)! Don’t miss our upcoming eCPR trainings – visit our Upcoming Learning Opportunities page to register for a training with Kim. Upcoming Trainings

MCCOY Joins Partners to Visit Historic Whitely Neighborhood in Muncie

Wilisha Scaife, co-chair of the Indiana Community Schools Network and Professional Learning Specialist for Culturally Responsive Family Engagement in Teachers College at Ball State University, displays an assets board about the Whitely neighborhood in Muncie. The one-day convening included a visit to the historic Shaffer Church and its Whitely neighborhood museum. Ernest Brown, Family Engagement …

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MCCOY Executive Director John Brandon to Retire after 30 Years Serving Youth & Families

After three decades leading youth initiatives in Indianapolis, John Brandon, MCCOY (Marion County Commission On Youth) President and Executive Director, will retire at the end of this year. Brandon’s last year is also MCCOY’s 30th anniversary. Brandon’s leadership has left an undeniable mark on the field of youth work, and his impact will be felt …

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