How to become a teacher in Indiana

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apply now and send in your official transcripts

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Become Eligible

complete CPR/AED/Heimlich and Youth Suicide Prevention training

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Start Teaching

receive full pay and benefits on Transition to Teaching permit

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Fully Certified

upon successful completion of all program requirements

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Begin by applying for free today. Our Program Advisors work with you to develop a personalized strategy to become a certified teacher.

All you need is a 4-year bachelor’s degree in any major with a 2.50 GPA. It’s that simple.


  • Official transcripts
  • Meet an IDOE-approved admission option listed in the guide below

After submitting your application, you may send us your official transcripts right away for the quickest service. You can send them in the mail, or some campuses use the eScrip-Safe service.

Additional Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Completed application to Indiana Teachers
  • Passing Score on the Indiana Teachers Screening Instrument
  • “Eligible” Statement of Status of Eligibility from the FL DOE

Testing and Training

The quality preparation we provide combines individualized test strategy, flexible training, and everything you need to get hired and begin a career in teaching. NEW! Click here to tour our training coursework.


You will need to achieve a passing score of 220 on the required Indiana content assessments and Developmental (Pedagogy) Assessments for your specific grade level.

With more than 20 subject areas to choose from, we help you identify the certification area(s) that best match your skills and interests.

Our Program Advisors will play an important role in helping you select the certification area(s) that complement your skills and interests, and give you the best chance to get hired.

We offer test preparation modules for the General Knowledge Test within our online training. We also provide information on where to find free state preparation manuals, tests at-a-glance, test familiarization videos, and interactive practice tests.

We are actively building a free online forum in which teachers share their study tips and test feedback.


Our comprehensive online teacher training is available 24/7 to fit your schedule. The innovative coursework integrates our research-based pedagogy with high-engagement learning.

Educational leaders provide the foundation of our curriculum, which is continually updated to provide the most relevant and effective classroom preparation.

86 hours of classroom readiness training is offered in our flexible, online format, so that you can train to be a teacher while keeping your current job.

Our candidates complete field based experience prior to entering the classroom on their own, providing a real-world foundation for their training.

During the Internship Year, our teacher candidates complete case studies and field work in classroom management, among other areas of concentration such as literacy and assessment.

We provide effective and valuable resources to offer you the best chances for employment.

  • FREE Resume Review Services
  • Interview Questions readiness training
  • Marketability with school districts
  • Get Hired Seminars and Webinars
  • Get face-to-face time with HR professionals and principals

Your school is also there to help you. Your school district will assign you a mentor for additional classroom support and guidance.

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Start Teaching

During this first year, you will lead your own classroom as a full-time teacher. Your district-assigned on-campus mentor will provide support and answer questions.

Begin your career as a teacher with full pay and full benefits!

Career Guidance

We provide effective and valuable resources to offer you the best chances for employment.

FREE Resume Review Services

  • Put together a stunning resume and portfolio
  • Prepare for the tough interview questions
  • Make the best impression with school districts
  • Get face-to-face time with HR professionals and principals

Classroom Support

Your Field Supervisor is a veteran educator who is assigned to you personally when you begin teaching in the classroom as a teacher of record. They will visit and observe your classroom three times throughout the year. Your Field Supervisor works closely with you via phone and email to offer continuous guidance and support.

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Fully Certified

Once you’ve successfully completed the program requirements and have taught for two full years, you will receive your Practitioner License in the state of Indiana!

Earn Your Indiana Teaching Certificate Today!

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How long does it take to become a certified teacher with Teachers of Tomorrow?

Typically, it takes participants 1-3 months to become a certified teacher with Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow. This certification program is truly flexible and can take individuals as long or as short as they like. With it’s self-paced curriculum, it’s perfect for those who need more flexibility or would like to complete their training quickly.

What are the requirements to become a teacher in Indiana?

In order to become a teacher in Indiana, individuals are required to have obtained their bachelor’s degree and participated in a teacher certification program. Additionally, they must past all state-required exams. Those that are choosing a certification program can do a traditional program or an alternative certification program like Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow. Learn how Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow can be a great fit for you!

Can I become a high school teacher through this program?

Yes, you can become a high school teacher through this program! Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow offers a variety of areas in that you can become certified. This means you have the ability to become certified in areas that allow you to teach at the high school level. Learn more about the different subject areas you can become certified in and which allow you to teach high school!

What courses can I teach after I complete the program?

There are a variety of courses you can teach after you complete the program. The certification areas offered by Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow range across a variety of grades and topics. These certification areas are categorized as Elementary (K-6), Secondary (5-12), Career and Technical Education (5-12), All Grades (P-12), and World Languages (P-12). Discover all the subject areas Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow has to offer!

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