Posted: Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:09pm Updated: Fri, 09/18/2020 - 8:20am


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Alternate Programs   Diversity & Recruitment   Teaching Fellowships

This page serves as a source of information for anyone seeking to become a Licensed Indiana Teacher. Please follow the links below to learn more about the process of becoming an Indiana educator.


Alternate Certification Programs and Teaching Fellowships

  • Alternate Pathways
    We encourage individuals with bachelor’s degrees in disciplines other than education to consider becoming an educator in Indiana. Your knowledge and experience will be valuable in Indiana classrooms.


Teaching Fellowships

  • Teach for America

    • Teach for America recruits outstanding recent college graduates from all backgrounds and career interests to commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools.
  • Indianapolis Teaching Fellows
    • Indianapolis Teaching Fellows recruits and trains talented career changers and recent college graduates to be outstanding teachers in high-need schools in Indianapolis.


Teacher Diversity and Recruitment

In collaboration with several local organizations, the IDOE is committed to addressing the shortage of diverse candidates entering the teaching profession in Indiana.

  • Marion County Coordinators of Integrated Education (MCCIE)
    • The MCCIE annually hosts the Teachers of Color Career Fair. This annual recruitment fair is one strategy the MCCIE uses to help schools identify and attract teachers of color. Participating school districts include the Metropolitan School Districts of Decatur, Lawrence, Perry, Warren, Washington, and Wayne Townships, as well as Franklin Township Community Schools, Indianapolis Public Schools, School Town of Speedway, Brownsburg Community School Corporation, and Avon Community School Corporation.
  • Indiana Black Expo