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Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing (OEEL)

Posted: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 11:47am Updated: Wed, 09/23/2015 - 11:57am

The Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing is enthused about announcing a grant opportunity for those who wish to obtain National Board Certification and for those who have already obtained National Board Certification and who wish to mentor those going through the process. Please refer to The National Board Certified Teachers Grant page for more information.

Please refer to LVIS homepage to determine the turnaround time for license applications.
Substitute Teaching Permits are not renewable. Simply apply for another original if you are in need of another Substitute Permit.

Passing Score Review Decision: On Wednesday, September 16, 2015, the State Board of Education voted to implement Passing Score changes on the following 5 tests: Early Childhood Generalist Subtest 1: Reading/English Language Arts, Early Childhood Generalist Subtest 2: Mathematics, Early Childhood Generalist Subtest 3: Science, Health and Physical Education, Early Childhood Generalist Subtest 4: Social Studies and Fine Arts and Science – Life Science. These results will be implemented 90 days from now, on Tuesday, December 15, 2015.

To enroll in IMAP for the 2015-2016 please click here. The last day to enroll is October 30th at 2:00pm EST.
*IMAP is one method for converting an Initial Practitioner’s License to a five year Practitioner’s License.

IF Converting with 40 PGPs (Professional Growth Points), THERE IS NO NEED TO REGISTER FOR IMAP.

Rising Above – Indiana’s National Board Certified Teachers 

We invite you to call our courteous and knowledgeable Helpdesk at (317) 232-9010 or (888) 542-3672

We are unable to meet with walk-in applicants without a scheduled appointment. To schedule an appointment, please contact us.

To view all emails sent from our office, log into your LVIS profile and view your Email log, which is archived there.

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The mission of the Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing is to establish and maintain high standards for licensing educators to work in Indiana's P-12 schools. In order to enhance the quality of learning that takes place in our schools, we must have qualified individuals preparing and delivering instruction to our students. Our division will accomplish this by working with higher education preparing programs and incorporating a sound license program based on professional development activities and training. Our division will develop alternative certification programs to get the best and brightest in their field to instruct the students in our state. Our division will strike to work with optimal efficiency while providing outstanding customer service.

Check the Status of an Application

We are presently processing applications received on or before the dates indicated below. Our current processing time is 4 - 6 weeks from the date posted here, however you may receive your certificate sooner. If you submitted your application after the date shown below, your application is in the queue and will be processed in the order in which it was received.

Currently Processing:

To view the dates that licenses are currently being processed, please go to LVIS

Note: If you submitted an application prior to the date indicated, and 4 - 6 weeks have passed, please check the e-mail account you included when you registered in LVIS for any communication we may have sent to you. Please check your spam folder to see if you have received an email from You may also log into your LVIS account to check the status of your application.

Staff Directory

Name Position Email Phone
Andriole, Janet Coordinator of Educator Licensing (317) 232-9010
Bogan, Scott Coordinator of Educator Preparation (317) 232-9178
Doss, Tammi Administrative Support Specialist (317) 232-9010
Dunbar, Beverly Help Desk Customer Service Specialist (317) 232-9010
Hardy, Rachel Support Specialist (317) 232-6610
Kerberg, Judy Substitute Licensing Support Specialist (317) 232-9026
King, Nina License Processing Specialist (317) 232-9010
Langston, Susie License Evaluator (317) 232-9007
Meadows, Jessica Administrative Support Specialist (317) 232-9010
Pitz, Leah License Evaluator (317) 232-0506