Resources for teachers
and prospective teachers.

We have lots of information to help guide your journey as you grow and advance your career. These resources are packed with useful facts about moving to Indiana for a teaching job, teaching organizations that are influential in Indianapolis, and the process of becoming a teacher.

Teacher-Affiliated Organizations

National Alliance of Black School Educators

The National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) is dedicated to improving both the educational experiences and accomplishments of African American youth. The organization includes more than 10,000 educators across the country.

Teacher’s Lounge Indy

Teacher’s Lounge Indy is an active Facebook group where teachers can discuss the education landscape in Indianapolis. It’s also a great place to find more information about local events for teachers.

Teach Plus

As one of the nation’s leaders in transforming education to better benefit minority children, Teach Plus is empowering almost 15,000 teachers with tools and strategies to reach more kids.

Teachers’ Treasures

Based in Indianapolis, Teachers’ Treasures is a “free store for teachers” that provides educational supplies and materials for teachers who need more resources in the classroom.

Chalkbeat Indiana

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit news organization committed to covering one of America’s most important stories: the effort to improve schools for all children, especially those who have historically lacked access to a quality education.

Learning Connection

The Learning Connection gives teachers opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the state through various online communities.

Licensing & Career Changers


If you’re thinking about switching careers and becoming a teacher in Indiana, this is the best place to learn what to expect—and how to get started.

IDOE Teacher Licensing Page

Are you ready to apply for a teaching license in Indiana? Whether you’re in state or out of state, all the resources you need are right here.

Out-of-State Preparatory Program

If you have a valid out-of-state teaching license, transferring that license to Indiana has never been easier. Learn everything you need to know about requirements for making the switch, and necessary documents to get the process started.