Indiana Teacher Education Programs

(found programs from 46 schools)

IN Dept of Education:
http://www.doe.in.gov/
Teacher Certification in IN:
Indiana Teacher Certification Info

Follow the links below to find schools offering different types of teacher education programs in Indiana. If you are trying to become a teacher, and you plan on working in Indiana, you should definitely take a look at the Department of Education's website. The individual states make a lot of their own decisions about how teachers need to be prepared.

Also, as a rule, you should contact multiple schools if you are seriously considering going back for a degree or certificate in education. There can sometimes be very significant differences in tuition, admissions requirements, and so on, even between schools that you might think are very similar. So, it's always a good idea to contact a number of schools and do a little comparison shopping.

Overview

Indiana is well-known for its quaint towns, architecture and museums. This Midwestern state has a population of approximately 6.5 million and its capital, Indianapolis, is actually the second largest state capital in the United States. Indiana is a great place to go to if you’re interested in more than just museums, shopping and nightlife. The state boasts more than 1.1. million acres of land used for outdoor recreation and there are several state parks and nature reserves to explore. Indiana is also home to the Indy 500, for all you racing fans!

Teacher Education in Indiana

Prospective teachers can seek financial aid via the Minority Teacher/Special Education Scholarship, as well as Hoosier Scholarships and the Frank O-Bannon Grant, all of which are specific to Indiana.

Teaching Careers in Indiana

According to 2010 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean annual income of a teacher in Indiana is $43,810, but this figure will vary depending on where you plan to teach and your level of education. Post-secondary educators can expect to earn at least $69,000 annually. In order to become a teacher in Indiana you must possess a bachelor's and then take part in a state-approved certification program, from which you must receive a recommendation.

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