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Faculty PhotographCharles L. Little, Ed.D.
Director, IUSA

Office: ES 3134
Phone: 317-274-6816
Fax: 317-274-6864
Email: cllittle@iupui.edu


Profile | Degrees | Associations | Expertise

Profile

Chuck Little has worked as a teacher, principal and Superintendent of Schools since 1969. He began his career in education as a social studies teacher in up state New York and later became a middle school and then a high school principal. He was Superintendent of Schools in Garrison, Geneseo , and Frontier (Hamburg) New York. He was Superintendent of Schools in Plymouth/Canton, Michigan, now that state's third largest district.

Little has been a clinical professor at Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis since 1999. Concurrently, he has been the Executive Director of the Indiana Urban Schools Association, a partnership among 37 school district's and the IU School of Education.

Prior to 1969 ,Little served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and also worked in sales for a Pittsburgh based steel company. He is an avid runner and he has completed several marathons in recent years.

Degrees

  • Ed.D, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1978
  • Certificate of Advanced Study, State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, New York, 1974
  • MAT, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, New York, 1971
  • AB, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1967

Associations

  • American Association of School Administrators-active member
  • Indiana Urban Schools Association-Executive Director
  • North Central Indiana School Study Council, Kokomo Indiana

Expertise

  • Leadership roles in public schools
  • Public school finance
  • School community relations
  • State and local school politics