Upper Wabash Valley School Study Council

The Upper Wabash Valley School Study Council (UWVSSC) is an organization of 24 school corporations along with corporate sponsor, Dave Corner, NORESCO.  UWVSSC is located in the North-Central Indiana counties of Adams, Allen, Cass, Huntington, Miami, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley.

Membership in the UWVSSC consists of those public school systems that subscribe to the purposes of the Council, wish to share in its activities, and pay dues.  Membership is open at any time to public school systems in the Indiana counties of Allen, Adams, Wells, Whitley, Cass, Wabash, Huntington, and Miami.  Ball State University (BSU) is an associate member and the sponsoring institution.

Governed By

UWVSSC is governed by the following officers elected annually:  President, Vice President, and Treasurer.  The Executive Director, a member of the Ball State University faculty, is appointed annually by the Council.  Each officer, with the exception of the Executive Director and corporate sponsor, is the Chief Administrative Officer of a member school system.  2013-14 Officers:  President, Mr. Chris Himsel, Superintendent, Northwest Allen County Schools; Vice President, Dr. Sherry Grate, Superintendent DeKalb Central USD; Treasurer, Mr. Jason Callahan, Superintendent.


Council meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at Huntington University in Huntington, Indiana.  The meeting venue is the Habecker Dining Hall, with coffee and conversation from 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. with the business meeting running from 9:30 a.m. to noon. 

Meeting dates for the 2014 - 2015 year are the third Wednesday of each month September 2014 - May 2015.

    A summer retreat will be conducted during the month of June 2015 with those dates yet to be determined.

    For more information about the Upper Wabash Valley School Study Council contact:

    Dr. Terry Wiedmer

    UWVSSC Executive Director

    Ball State University

    Teachers College 813 Muncie, IN  


    Email  twiedmer@bsu.edu

    Phone 765-285-2871

    Fax 765-285-5489.

    Executive Committee Officers for 2013-2014

    President  Mr. Chris Himsel, Superintendent, Northwest Allen County Schools
    Vice President  Dr. Sherry Grate, Superintendent, DeKalb Central USD
    Treasurer  Mr. Jason Callahan, Superintendent, Wabash City Schools
    Social Chairman  Dr. Pat O’Connor, Superintendent, Whitley County Consolidated Schools and  Mr. Scott Litwiller, South Adams Schools
    Legislative Liason     Dr. Scott Mills, Northern Wells Community Schools
    Corporate Sponsor
    Dave Corner, NORESCO


    Upper Wabash Valley School Study Council's Membership List

    Department of Educational Leadership
    Teachers College (TC), Room 903
    Ball State University
    Muncie, IN 47306-0590

    Hours: Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Phone: 765-285-8488
    Fax: 765-285-2166