Posted: Mon, 11/10/2014 - 4:02pm Updated: Tue, 02/13/2018 - 1:21pm

LVIS Processes

Applications

 

Original Career Specialist Permit

You need to do the following:

  1. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  2. Click Teacher.
  3. Click Alternate Licensure.
  4. Click Career Specialists Permit.
  5. Type the licensed content area.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions. If you answer yes, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click Next.
  9. Upload all required documentation.
  10. Click Next
  11. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing.
  12. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  13. Mark the box under Pay?
  14. Fill out billing information.
  15. Click Review Summary
  16. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  17. Click Submit.

If at any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

Renew with NBPTS

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Select Renew a License
  4. Select Current IN Administrator, Instructor, School Services, or Charter School Instructor.
  5. Select Renew (Instructional, Administrator, School Services, or Charter School) with NBPTS
  6. Select the license you wish to renew. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

 

Renew with Professional Growth Plan (PGP)

Part 1 of 2 – Entering in PGP Points

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side Edit the PGP if you have already started one.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Use the drop down arrow and select Normal License Renewal (90 pts.)
  5. Click Create New PGP
  6. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category of your PGP activity.
  7. Enter the date of activity
  8. Enter the number of Hours
  9. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  10. Uploading documentation.
    • If you are not employed at an Indiana School, our office will approve/verify your PGP.  You must scan and upload documents for every PGP entry.  Click Browse to find and select the file associated with your entry.
    • If you are a teacher or school services employee at an accredited Indiana school, verify with your principal to determine if he/she requires documentation to be uploaded with each entry in LVIS.  When PGPs are submitted to your school, our office does not require you to upload them into your LVIS account unless required by your principal, because your principal will be verifying and approving your PGP.  To upload documents, if necessary, click Browse to find and select the file associated with your entry.
    • If you are a principal at an accredited Indiana school and you are creating a PGP, verify with your superintendent to determine if he/she requires documentation to be uploaded with each entry.  When PGPs are submitted to your school corporation, our office does not require you to upload them into your LVIS account unless required by your superintendent because your superintendent will be verifying and approving your PGP.  To upload documents, if necessary, click Browse to find and select the file associated with your entry.
    • If you are a superintendent at an accredited Indiana school, verify with your school board president or human resource (HR) officer to determine if he/she requires documentation to be uploaded with each entry.  Our office does not require you to upload them into your LVIS account unless required by your school board president or HR officer because your school board president or HR officer will be verifying and approving your PGP.  To upload documents, if necessary, click Browse to find and select the file associated with your entry.
  11. Click Save.
  12. Repeat 5-11 until you get 90+ points entered. Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 13.
  13. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  14. Click the dot for one of the following: Employed at Indiana School or Other.
    • Employed at an Indiana School:
      • If you are a teacher or school service employee, select the School.
      • If an Administrator, select the Corporation.
    • Other: your PGP will be submitted to IDOE for approval.
  15. Click Submit PGP for Verification
  16. Read information. Click Confirm or Cancel.

 

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps.  You will receive an email notification when your PGP has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps:

 

Part 2 of 2 – Completing Application

Do not apply more than 45 days prior to the expiration date. The issue date of your license will be the date you pay for your renewal application and the expiration date will correspond. Applying for a renewal more than 45 days prior to the expiration date is unnecessary and doing so will result in a period of loss of validity, since the issue date will be your payment date. All licenses that are valid on the first day of the academic school year shall be considered valid for the duration of that academic school year. (511 IAC 16-1-1(e))  If renewal requirements are not completed prior to the expiration of your license there is no penalty imposed by the Educator Licensing office; however, the license will not be renewed until the requirements have been met.

  1. Click the green I am an Indiana box
  2. Click Renew a License
  3. Click Current IN Administrator, Instructor/Teacher, or School Services
  4. Click Renew Administrative, Instructional, or School Services with PGP
  5. Select the license you would like to renew.
  6. Click Next
  7. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  8. Upload the required documentation. Click Next
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under Pay?
  12. Fill out billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

 

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

Renew with Coursework

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green I am an Indiana box.
  3. Click the Renew a License.
  4. Click Current IN Administrator, Instructor/Teacher, or School Services.
  5. Click Renew Administrative, Instructional, or School Services with Coursework.
  6. Select the license you would like to renew.
  7. Click Add Recommending Instruction Entry. Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University.
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
    3. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation. Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under Pay?
  13. Fill out billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/current-indiana-educator-renew-license#...

 

Create an LVIS Account

  1. Navigation to License Verification and Information System (LVIS)
  2. Click Create Profile
  3. Fill out all the required fields and click Create Profile.
  4. Check your email for a message from “System Administrator.” You may need to check your spam or junk folder and add noreply@doe.in.gov to your approved senders list.
  5. Click the link Verify e-mail.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://license.doe.in.gov

 

Change e-mail address in your LVIS account

  1. Log into your LVIS account. 
  2. Click Edit Profile.
  3. Type in your new email address in the E-mail box and in the Verify E-Mail box.
  4. Click Save Profile.
  5. Check your email for a message from “System Administrator.” You may need to check your spam or junk folder and add noreply@doe.in.gov to your approved senders list.
  6. Click the verification link in the email.

 

Apply for a Degree change

  1. Log into your LVIS account. 
  2. Click Degree Change Request on the right hand side.
  3. Select the New Degree in the dropdown menu.
  4. Select the year, month, and Effective Date using the calendar.
  5. Click Browse to upload an official transcript showing degree earned and date conferred.
  6. Fill out billing information.
  7. Click Review Summary.
  8. Click box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  9. Click Submit

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

Substitute Permit

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Click Substitute Permits
  4. Click Next
  5. Update your Employer by clicking Update.
  6. Using the dropdown, select the school corporation where you will be substitute teaching.
  7. Click Submit Employer
  8. Click Return to Application. Your employer should now be listed. Click Next
  9. Answer questions. If requested, upload required documentation and provide description. Click Next
  10. No further documentation is required. Click Next.
  11. If you have everything completed, you will be able to click Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  12. Select Click here to pay for all pending applications
  13. Mark the box under Pay?
  14. Fill out all the billing information.
  15. Click Review Summary.
  16. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  17. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE: https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/substitute-permits

 

Original Building Level Administrator License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red I want to be an Indiana box.
  3. Click Administrator
  4. Click Building Level Administrator
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University. 
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
    3. Click Save Recommending Institution
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.  Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under Pay?
  13. Fill out all billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE: https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/administrative-licenses

 

Original Superintendent License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red I want to be an Indiana box.
  3. Click Administrator
  4. Click Superintendent
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University. 
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
    3. Click Save Recommending Institution
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under Pay?
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:   https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/administrative-licenses

 

Original Director License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red I want to be an Indiana box.
  3. Click Administrator
  4. Click Dir. Career & Technical Education, Curriculum & Instruction, or Exceptional Needs.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University. 
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
    3. Click Save Recommending Institution
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under Pay?
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/administrative-licenses

 

Original Communication Disorders License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Select Comm. Disorder (SLP).
  4. Click Next
  5. Click Next
  6. Answer the questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required.  Click Next
  7. Upload the required documentation.  Click Next. For more information about the IPLA license, go to  http://in.gov/pla/speech.htm
  8. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.”  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  9. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  10. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  11. Fill out all the Billing information.
  12. Click Review Summary.
  13. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  14. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE: https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/communication-disorder

 

Original Instructional License with MACTE Certification

  1. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  2. Click Teacher.
  3. Click Alternate Licensure.
  4. Click MACTE Accredited Program.
  5. Type the content area(s) for certification
  6. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Upload all required documentation.
  11. Click Next
  12. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing.  Missing materials will be in RED.
  13. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  14. Mark the box under Pay?
  15. Fill out billing information.
  16. Click Review Summary
  17. Review Refund Policy Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  18. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

Original Instructional License In-State

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Select Teacher
  4. Select In-State Program
  5. Type in the subject area(s).  Click Next.
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Indiana is already selected as the state. 
  7. Select the Indiana College/University. 
  8. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry
  9. Click Next
  10. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  11. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next.
  12. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  13. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  14. Check the box under the “Pay?”
  15. Fill out all the Billing information.
  16. Click Review Summary.
  17. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  18. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/state-preparatory-program

 

Original Instructional License Out-of-State

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red I want to be an Indiana box.
  3. Click Teacher
  4. Click Out-of-State Program
  5. Type in the subject area(s).  Click Next.
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  
  7. Select the State.
  8. Type in the name of the college or university.
  9. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry
  10. Click Next
  11. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  12. Upload the required documentation. Click Next
  13. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  14. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  15. Mark the box under Pay?
  16. Fill out billing information.
  17. Click Review Summary.
  18. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  19. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/out-state-preparatory-program

 

Original School Services License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Select School/Student Services
  4. Select Counselor, Psychologist, Nurse, or Social Worker.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Select the State
  7. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University. 
  8. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  9. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry
  10. Click Next
  11. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  12. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next.
  13. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  14. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  15. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  16. Fill out all the Billing information.
  17. Click Review Summary.
  18. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  19. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/school-services-employee

 

Original Emergency Permit (Instructional, Administrative or School Services)

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Select Emergency Permits
  4. Select Instructional, Administrative, School Services, or Communication Disorder.
  5. Type in the subject area you are teaching. Click Next
  6. Update your Employer by clicking Update.
  7. Using the dropdown, Select the corporation, NOT the school, where you will be substitute teaching.
  8. Click Submit Employer
  9. Click Return to Application. Your employer should now be listed. Click Next
  10. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  11. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next.  
  12. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  13. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  14. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  15. Fill out all the Billing information.
  16. Click Review Summary.
  17. Check the box next to the Refund Policy..
  18. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE: https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/emergency-permits

 

Original Temporary Superintendent Permit

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red I want to be an Indiana box.
  3. Click Administrator.
  4. Click Temporary Superintendent.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Update.  Select the School Corporation where you are employed.
  7. Click Submit Employer
  8. Click Return to Application
  9. Click Next
  10. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested. 
  11. Click Next.
  12. Upload the required documentation.
  13. Click Next 
  14. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  15. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  16. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  17. Fill out all the Billing information.
  18. Click Review Summary.
  19. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  20. Click Submit.

HELPFUL WEBSITE: https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/administrative-licenses#TempSuperin

 

Temporary Superintendent to Standard Superintendent License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click I Want To Be An Indiana
  3. Click Administrator
  4. Click Temp Superintendent to Full Superintendent
  5. Select Next
  6. Click Next.
  7. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested. 
  8. Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation.
  10. Click Next
  11. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  12. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  13. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  14. Fill out all the Billing information.
  15. Click Review Summary.
  16. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  17. Click Submit.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/administrative-licenses#TempToFullSuper 

 

Convert Initial Practitioner (IP) License to a Practitioner (P) License with IMAP

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Select Conversion
  4. Select Current IN Administrator, Instructor, School Services, or Workplace Specialist.
  5. Select Convert IP with IMAP
  6. Select the license you wish to convert. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/indiana-mentor-and-assessment-program-imap

 

Convert Initial Practitioner (IP) License to a Practitioner (P) License With PGP

Part 1 of 2 – Entering in PGP Points

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Select Conversion to Five Year License (40 pts.)
  5. Click Create New PGP
  6. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  7. Enter the date of activity
  8. Enter the number of Hours
  9. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  10. Entering documentation.
    1. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, uploading documentation may be optional.  Contact your school or district administrator about how they would like you to submit documentation.  You may be able to hand-deliver rather than upload documentation. Click Save.
    2. If you are not teaching at a school, click Browse to upload the document/certificate pertaining to entered information. Then click Save
  11. Repeat 5-10 until you get 40+ points entered. Once you have 40+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  12. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  13. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If you are a teacher or school service employee, select the School.
      2. If an Administrator, select the Corporation.
    2. Other: your PGP will be submitted to IDOE for approval.
  14. Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps. You will receive an email notification when your PGP has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps:

 
Part 2 of 2 – Completing Application
Do not apply more than 45 days prior to the expiration date. The issue date of your license will be the date your payment is made and the expiration date will correspond. Applying for a renewal more than 45 days prior to the expiration date is unnecessary.  Doing so will result in a period of loss of validity since the issue date will be the date of your payment. All licenses that are valid on the first day of the academic school year shall be considered valid for the duration of that academic school year. (511 IAC 16-1-1(e))  There is no penalty for not completing the required coursework after the expiration date of the license; however, the license will not be renewed until the requirements have been met.
 
  1. Click the green I am an Indiana box.
  2. Click Conversion
  3. Click Current IN Administrator, Instructor/Teacher, or School Services
  4. Click Convert Administrative, Instructional, or School Services with PGP
  5. Select the license you would like to convert.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  8. Upload the required documentation. Click Next
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under Pay?
  12. Fill out billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

 

Renew an Initial Practitioner (IP) License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Select Renew a License
  4. Select Current IN Administrator, Instructor, School Services, or Charter School Instructor.
  5. Select Renew IP – 1st and 2nd Renewal
  6. Select the license you wish to renew. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

Helpful Websites:

 

Renew an Initial Practitioner (IP) License for a 3rd time and Add Content with Exam

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Click Renew a License
  4. Click Current IN Instructor/Teacher or Charter School Instructor/Teacher.
  5. Click Renew with Exam – IP – 3rd Renewal
  6. Select the license you wish to renew. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

 

Renew an Initial Practitioner (IP) License for a 3rd time with PGP

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Select Normal License Renewal (90 pts.)
  5. Click Create New PGP
  6. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  7. Enter the date of activity
  8. Enter the number of Hours
  9. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  10. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click Save (if not go to step 11). You can upload documentation if you so choose or if your school administrator requests. You and your school administrator can also make an alternative arrangement to submit PGP documentation.
  11. If you are not teaching at a school, click Browse to upload the document or certificate, then click Save
  12. Repeat 5-8 until you have 90+ points entered. Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  13. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  14. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If you are a teacher or school service employee, select the School.
      2. If you are an administrator, select the Corporation.
    2. Other: your PGP will be submitted to IDOE for approval.
  15. Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps. You will receive an email notification when your PGP has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps:

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Click Renew a License
  4. Click Current IN Administrator, Instructor, School Services, or Charter School Instructor.
  5. Click Renew with PGP – IP – 3rd Renewal
  6. Select the license you wish to renew. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

Renewal and Addition (Renewal with Coursework)

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Click Renew & Add Content
  4. Click Current IN Instructor.
  5. Click Renew with PGP and Add with Coursework
  6. Select the license you would like to renew. Click Next.
  7. Type in the licensed content area and grade level coverage you would like to add.  You CANNOT add an administrative area to an instructional license.  You MUST apply for an original administrative license. 
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University. 
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
    3. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry. Click Next
  10. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.   Click Next.
  11. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next.
  12. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  13. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  14. Mark the box under “Pay?”
  15. Fill out all the Billing information.
  16. Click Review Summary.
  17. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  18. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITES: https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/renewing-indiana-educator-license

 

Renewal and Addition (Renewal with PGP)

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side. 
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Select Normal License Renewal (90 pts.)
  5. Click Create New PGP
  6. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  7. Enter the date of activity
  8. Enter the number of Hours
  9. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  10. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click Save (if not go to step 11)You can upload documentation if you so choose or if your school administrator requests. You and your school administrator can also make an alternative arrangement to submit PGP documentation.
  11. If you are not teaching at a school, click Browse to upload the document or certificate. Then click Save
  12. Repeat 5-8 until you have 90+ points entered.  Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  13. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  14. Click the dot for one of the following:  Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If you are a teacher or school service employee, select the School.
      2. If you are an administrator, select the Corporation.
    2. Other: your PGP will be submitted to IDOE for approval.
  15. Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps. You will receive an email notification when your PGP has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps:

  1. Click the green “I am and Indiana” box.
  2. Click Renew & Add Content
  3. Click Current IN Instructor
  4. Click Next
  5. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.   Click Next.
  6. Upload the required documentation.  Click Next
  7. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  8. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  9. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  10. Fill out all the Billing information.
  11. Click Review Summary.
  12. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  13. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

Professionalization and Renewal (Renewal with PGP)

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create A New
  4. Select Normal License Renewal (90 pts.)
  5. Click Create New PGP
  6. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  7. Enter the date of activity
  8. Enter the number of Hours
  9. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  10. If you are teaching at an Indiana School, click Save (if not go to step 11). You can upload documentation if you so choose or if your school administrator requests. You and your school administrator can also make an alternative arrangement to submit PGP documentation.
  11. If you are not teaching at a school, click Browse to upload the document or certificate, then click Save
  12. Repeat 5-8 until you have 90+ points entered. Once you have 90+ points entered, continue with step 12.
  13. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGP for Verification:”
  14. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    1. Teaching at an Indiana School:
      1. If you are a teacher or school service employee, select the School.
      2. If you are an administrator, select the Corporation.
    2. Other: your PGP will be submitted to IDOE for approval.
  15. Click Submit PGP for Verification

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGP to move on to the next steps. You will receive an email notification when your PGP has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps:

  1. Log in to your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am and Indiana” button.
  3. Click Professionalize & Renew.
  4. Click Current IN Administrators, Instructional, or School Services.
  5. For instructional licenses only, choose Master degree or NBPTS.
  6. Click Professionalize and Renew with PGP.
  7. Choose the license you would like to professionalize.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Your PGP should be approved. Click Next.
  10. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested. Click Next.
  11. Upload the required documentation. Click Next.
  12. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  13. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  14. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  15. Fill out all the Billing information.
  16. Click Review Summary.
  17. Click box under Refund Policy.
  18. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/professionalize-and-renew

 

Original Charter School License

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red "I want to be an Indiana" box.
  3. Select Teacher.
  4. Select Alternate Licensure.
  5. Select Charter School Licensure.
  6. Type in the subject you would like to teach. Click Next.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Answer questions.  If requested, upload required documentation and provide description.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITES: 

 

Addition of Montessori Endorsement

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Select Add Content Areas
  4. Select Current IN Instructor.
  5. Select Addition of Montessori Endorsement
  6. Select the license to which you wish to add a content area.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested. 
  10. Click Next.
  11. Upload required documentation. 
  12. Click Next.
  13. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  14. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  15. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  16. Fill out all the Billing information.
  17. Click Review Summary.
  18. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  19. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

Addition with Coursework and Content Exam

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Select Add Content Areas
  4. Select Current IN Instructor.
  5. Select Addition Instructional with Coursework and Exam
  6. Select the license to which you wish to add a content area. Click Next.
  7. Click Add Recommending Institution Entry.  Select the State.
    1. If Indiana, Select the Indiana College/University. 
    2. If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
    3. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

Addition with Testing

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the green “I am an Indiana” box. 
  3. Select Add Content Areas
  4. Select Current IN Career Specialist Permit or Instructor.
  5. Select Addition Instructional with Exam Only
  6. Select the license to which you wish to add a content area. Click Next.
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions and provide documentation if required.  Click Next.
  9. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

Advanced Degree Evaluation

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red I want to be an Indiana box.
  3. Select Teacher.
  4. Select Alternate Licensure.
  5. Select Advanced Degree.
  6. Type in the Subject Areas you wish to have on your license. Click Next.
  7. Click Next
  8. Answer the questions.  Upload required documentation, if requested.  Click Next.
  9. Upload the required documentation and optional documentation.  Click Next.
  10. If everything is completed, you will be able to click Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  13. Fill out all the Billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Check the box next to the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITES:

 

Original Educational Interpreter Permit by EIPA

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Click Educational Interpreter Permit.
  4. Click EI Permit by EIPA Certification.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Answer questions.  If requested, upload required documentation and provide description.  Click Next.
  8. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  12. Fill out all billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/educational-interpreter-certificate-app...

 

Original Educational Interpreter Permit by RID

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click the red “I want to be an Indiana” box.
  3. Click Educational Interpreter Permit.
  4. Click EI Permit by RID Certification.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Answer questions.  If requested, upload required documentation and provide description.  Click Next.
  8. Upload required documentation.  Click Next.
  9. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application.  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  10. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  11. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  12. Fill out all billing information.
  13. Click Review Summary.
  14. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  15. Click Submit.

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later.  To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

HELPFUL WEBSITE:  https://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/educational-interpreter-certificate-app...

 

Renew an Educational Interpreter (EI) Permit

Part 1 of 2 – Entering in PGPEI Points

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Educational Interpreter Professional Growth Plan on the right hand side.
  3. Click Create a New in second paragraph or Edit the PGPEI if you have already started one.
  4. Click Create New PGPEI.
  5. Use the drop down arrow to choose the category
  6. Enter the date of activity
  7. Enter the number of Hours
  8. Enter a brief description of the activity.
  9. Uploading documentation.
    • If you are not employed at an Indiana School, our office will approve/verify your PGPEI.  You must scan and upload documents for every PGPEI entry. Click Browse
    • If you are employed at an accredited Indiana school, verify with your principal to determine if he/she requires documentation to be uploaded with each entry in LVIS.  When PGPEIs are submitted to your school, our office does not require you to upload them into your LVIS account unless required by your school employer because they will be verifying and approving your PGPEI.
    • If you are employed at an Indiana Interlocal or Special Education Cooperative, verify with your director to determine if he/she requires documentation to be uploaded with each entry in LVIS.  When PGPEIs are submitted to your school, our office does not require you to upload them into your LVIS account unless required by your director because he/she will be verifying and approving your PGPEI.
  10. Click Save.
    • Repeat 5-10 until you have entered 18+ points into Skill development and 18+ points of one or more of the other categories. Once you have obtained the required points, continue with step 12.
  11. Scroll down below the Save button. You should see “Submit PGPEI for Verification:”
  12. Click the dot for one of the following: Teaching at Indiana School or Other.
    • Teaching at an Indiana School:
      • Select the Indiana School where you are employed.
    • Other: your PGPEI will be submitted to IDOE for approval.
  13. Click Submit PGPEI for Verification

 

STOP. You must wait for approval of the PGPEI to move on to the next steps.  You will receive an email notification when your PGPEI has been approved. You may then proceed with the following steps:

 

Part 2 of 2 – Completing Application to renew EI Permit

Do not apply more than 45 days prior to the expiration date. The issue date of your license will be the date you pay for your renewal application and the expiration date will correspond. Applying for a renewal more than 45 days prior to the expiration date is unnecessary and doing so will result in a period of loss of validity, since the issue date will be your payment date. All licenses that are valid on the first day of the academic school year shall be considered valid for the duration of that academic school year. (511 IAC 16-1-1(e))  If renewal requirements are not completed prior to the expiration of your license there is no penalty imposed by the Educator Licensing office; however, the license will not be renewed until the requirements have been met.

  1. Click the green I am an Indiana box
  2. Click Renew a License
  3. Click Current IN Educational Interpreter
  4. Select the license you would like to renew.  It may automatically populate for you. 
  5. Click Next
  6. If your PGPEI is in approved status, Click Next.  If it is not in approved status, click Educational Interpreter Professional Growth Plan on the right to determine the status of your PGPEI.
  7. Answer the questions. Upload required documentation, if requested.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Click Next.
  10. If you have everything completed, you will be able to Submit Application. If not, you need to fix what is missing. Missing materials will be in RED.
  11. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  12. Mark the box under Pay?
  13. Fill out billing information.
  14. Click Review Summary.
  15. Mark the box to acknowledge the Refund Policy.
  16. Click Submit.

 

At any point you need to stop the application, click Save for Later. To check the status or return to your application, click “Application Status” on the right hand side when you are in your LVIS account.

 

How to upload requested documents

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on Application Status on the right hand side
  3. Click on More Info Needed to access the application that needs more information.
  4. Type in a File Description.
  5. Click Choose File.
  6. If you need to upload more than one document, click add more documents
  7. Click Send Documents to IDOE.

 

Request a Role in LVIS

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click Role Request on the right hand side.
  3. Select your current Role.
  4. If you are a building level administrator, select the school you work at. If you are a district level administrator, select the school corporation you work at.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Click Send Request

 

Request a Name Change

  1. Log into your LVIS account. 
  2. Click Name Change Request on the right hand side towards the bottom.
  3. Fill out information to Change Name to.
  4. Select the effective date.
  5. Select document type.
  6. Upload document.
  7. Type notes.
  8. Verify information in box is correct.
  9. Click Submit Request.

 

Forgot User Name or Password

  1. Navigate to LVIS https://license.doe.in.gov
  2. Click the orange Login button
  3. Click Forgot User Name or Password?
  4. Type in Image Verification
  5. Type in your current email address.
  6. Select the year, month, and date of birth from the calendar.
  7. Type in the last seven digits of your SSN.
  8. Click Send Email
  9. Check the email address you entered for a password reset link.
  10. Click Reset Password inside the email message.
  11. Enter a new password.
  12. Click Change Password.
  13. Click Log In to access your account.

 

View/Print Licenses

You will need to do the following:

  1. Log into your LVIS account. 
  2. On the right hand side, click View/Print Licenses.
  3. To print your license, Click Download PDF. A PDF document will load on your screen with your license and you can print it off on your own printer. We no longer mail licenses.
  4. To View the license, Click View.