Connect and Learn

We have lots of information to help guide your journey as you grow and advance your career. These resources are packed with information about local organizations and opportunities to engage in as an educator or prospective educator.

Upcoming Professional development opportunities

Relay Instructional Session: Observation and Feedback

September 24, 2019 from 9am – 4pm at The Crane Bay

Please join the Relay Graduate School of Education for a power-packed professional development session for anyone who coaches teachers in Indianapolis, including: mentor teachers, instructional coaches, assistant principals, and principals.

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.