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Charles L. Little
Clinical Associate Professor Emeritus
IUPUI School of Education Room ES 3134
Phone : (317) 274-6816
Fax: (317) 274-6864
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Department:  Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Affiliations:  Educational Leadership


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 Superintendant 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.

  • North Central Indiana School Study Council, Kokomo Indiana
  • American Association of School Administrators - active member
  • Indiana Urban Schools Association - Executive Director
  • Public school finance
  • State and local school politics
  • School community relations
  • Leadership roles in public schools


    • 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
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