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  • The George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies' Board of Directors is made up of passionate and talented individuals from Indiana and from across the country who all have had amazing success and determination in ensuring that children achieve at high levels and recieve the quality education that they deserve. PLA is unique in that its board represents the community we serve. Please see below to learn a little bit more about our board. 


      Marlin Jackson Super Bowl Championship cornerback, Indianapolis Colts;Executive Director, Fight for Life Foundation
      Kristopher Kingery Principal, River Birch Elementary School in Avon, IN
    Earl Martin Phalen CEO, George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies
    James Phalen Vice Chairman, State Street Global Advisors
      Fernando Reimers Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education & Director of Global Education and International Education Policy, Harvard University
      Terra Smith Former COO, George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies
      Don Stinson Retired, Superintendent of Decatur Township, IN


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