Erin Foster primarily provides support for NIET's Indiana partner schools, capitalizing on her drive to influence positive change for students through her zeal for working with educational leaders.
In Erin's 20 years in the field of education, she has contributed through a wide variety of roles, most notably Indiana TAP regional coordinator and TAP master teacher. Immediately prior to joining NIET, Erin directed the EWIN initiative (Education-Workforce Innovation Network) at the Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL). Also while at CELL, Erin provided intermediary services for the Comprehensive Counseling Collaborative of Elkhart County (CCCEC). She developed significant school-based expertise in Ohio, California, and Indiana teaching at the elementary level as well as serving as math coach, high-ability specialist, and academic specialist. Erin feeds her passion for high-ability education by providing professional development for teachers of high-ability students.
Erin earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education and German studies from Ohio Wesleyan University and a master's degree in educational psychology with a specialization in gifted and talented education from Ball State University.