Brooke Huntington has been appointed as Purdue Polytechnic’s assistant dean for K-12 outreach, effective August 17.
Huntington will lead the development and fall 2017 launch of the Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, a new STEM-focused charter school which will feature active learning, unique teaching methods, and industry participation. Working from Purdue’s downtown Indianapolis office, Huntington will develop and maintain relationship partnerships with external K-12 agencies, government, school districts, and funding agencies to support the high school.
Huntington was president and chief executive officer of EmployIndy, a workforce investment board which provides training and employment programs for youth and adults in Marion County. She also served as deputy commissioner for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and in management positions at ArvinMeritor, Inc., an automobile components manufacturer. She has experience in revenue development, government and business relations, and system transformation.
Huntington earned her Master of Business Administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and her undergraduate degree from Butler University.