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Edward E. Eiler

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Studies


Educational leadership, educational finance and education policy


Ed.D. Educational Administration, 1975, Ball State University
M.S. Educational Administration, 1973, University of Pennsylvania
B.A. Social Science Education, 1968,  Purdue University

Selected Publications

  • Hirth, Marilyn A. and Eiler, E., Indiana's Formula Revisions and Bonner v. Daniels Supreme Court Ruling. Educational Considerations, Spring, 2012.
  • Eiler, E., 2007, “Policy Perspective: Opting Out of Consolidation in Tippecanoe County”. Education Policy Brief. Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Volume 5, Number 5, Summer 2007 p.10.
  • Hirth, Marilyn A. and Eiler, E., 2005, Horizontal and Vertical Equity Analysis of Indiana’s 2001 Reward-for-Effort Formula. Journal of Education Finance, 30(4) p. 382-398.
  • Eiler, E., 2004, Championing Our Children: Winning Elections on School Finance Issues. School Business Affairs, 70(4) p.32-35.
  • Eiler, E., 2004, Today’s Educational Climate and Gifted Education. The Quarterly Journal of the Indiana Association For The Gifted, 17(2) p.6.
  • Eiler, E., 1991, When Collective Bargaining Isn’t Working. School Business Affairs, 57(2) p.18-21.
  • Eiler, E., 1991. Complying with the Pro Rata and Investment Requirements of Indiana’s Public Depository Law, IASBO Intercom, 28(1) p. 4-6.
  • Eiler, E., 1989, The Golden Rules of Negotiations. National School Board’s Association Journal, 176(8) p. 25-26.
  • Eiler, E., 1989. Short Term Debt Financing. IASBO Intercom, 26(1) p. 2-6.


1996-2012  Superintendent- Lafayette School Corporation
2005-2008  Member Indiana State Board of Education
1987-1996  Associate Superintendent (CFO)- Lafayette School Corporation
1980-2010  Visiting Instructor Purdue University College of Education
1978-1987  Director of Personnel & Administration- Lafayette Schl Corp
1976-1978  Business Mgr & Dir Employee Relations- Lafayette Schl Corp


EDST 612   Transformational Leadership