Posted: Tue, 11/28/2017 - 3:09pm Updated: Wed, 11/20/2019 - 2:24pm
As part of our ongoing efforts to ensure our educator standards are aligned to the most current state and national standards, we invite you to review draft REPA 3 educator standards in the following area:
  • Elementary Mathematics Specialist

A copy of the draft standards and public feedback will be shared with the Indiana State Board of Education prior to their approval. 

If you are interested in providing public comment, please visit the following link(s): - The link will remain open until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on December 13.



  • CAEP
  • Program Review
  • Resources
  • Reports
  • Forms

New Program Proposal

  • Content Program
  • EPP Program
  • Career Specialist Permit Pedagogy Provider
  • Review Rubric
  • Review Process
  • Forms

Peer Practice & Resources

  • Success Stories
  • Peer Resources
  • Innovative Practices
  • Diversity
  • Teacher Recruitment
  • Full-Year Residency Pilot Program Guidance

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

  • The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
    • The goal of the Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color is to help recruit, support, and retain individuals of color as K-12 public school teachers in the United States. This program is offered at the University of Indianapolis.
  • 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