Mission & Purpose:The Education Policy Student Association (EDPOSA) is a cross-campus organization for all students that facilitates discussion about topics and research surrounding education policy; provides opportunities for interaction between IU students and experts in the field; and serves as an education policy information and resource hub for the IU Bloomington community. A few of EDPOSA’s main functions include:
- Bringing in diverse speakers with varied perspectives about current issues in education
- Providing opportunities for student engagement in panel discussions
- Conducting film screenings of education documentaries and facilitating discourse about the film content and context
- Organizing internship and career panels to increase student knowledge about the education landscape, and network with professionals in various roles in the education field.
Additionally, current news articles and information about employment opportunities are distributed through the EDPOSA listserv. EDPOSA also partners with other organizations like the Nonprofit Management Association (NMA) at SPEA and the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy (CEEP). The organization is also initiating partnership with local schools to engage IU students in an array of community engagement initiatives.