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Kori L. Jones
Vice President of Professional Education

Kori is the Vice President of Professional Education at Indiana Youth Institute, and is the guiding force behind the design, development, and execution of all professional education programming. 

Since joining IYI in 2018, Kori’s passion and commitment have led her to spearhead initiatives directly supporting youth workers in the field. Her role is not just a job; it is a mission to serve as a vital partner to individuals and organizations impacting the lives of Hoosier children. Kori provides invaluable resources that educate and empower, contributing to improved outcomes for young minds. 

Kori completed the Curriculum and Instruction Ph.D. coursework at Indiana State University and holds a Master of Education in secondary education from Indiana Wesleyan University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in English language and literature from Indiana University. 

Kori lives by the “work hard, play hard” mantra. She finds joy in traveling the world, always in search of the next new experience. Kori’s dynamic approach to life mirrors her commitment to transforming education and youth services. She is not just a Vice President; she is a visionary leader shaping the future for Hoosier children