Every state must report their teacher shortages to the federal government each year. The Indiana Department of Education is reporting theirs tomorrow but listed the shortage areas yesterday to the press. According to Chalkbeat, teacher shortages continue to get worse.
According to a statement from State School Superintendent Jennifer McCormick – “Unfortunately, this shortage continues to spill into areas not only critical to Indiana’s educational plan, but areas that prepare our students for a bright future.”
Here’s the list of Indiana’s submitted teacher shortage areas:
- Computer Education
- Computer Science
- CTE Licensure Areas (all)
- Early Childhood Education
- Exceptional Needs (all)
- Fine Arts: Instrumental and General Music
- Fine Arts: Vocal and General Music
- Science (all)
- Secondary Language Arts
- Technology Education
- Teachers of English Learners
- World Languages (all)
These are the very areas that Indiana’s Transition to Teaching program was created to address. So if you are ready to help by becoming an Indiana Teacher – please reach out today!