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Frequently Asked Questions

You are one step closer to becoming a teacher! If you’ve just submitted an application and are wondering what to do next, we’ve got you covered! Read our Recent Applicant FAQ to find the answers you’re looking for! We value transparency, so if you have another question not answered on this page, feel free to submit a new question using the form at the bottom of the page.

WHAT DO I DO AFTER I APPLY?

After you apply, the next steps are as follows:

  1. Send Transcripts
  2. Complete Online Questionnaire
  3. Receive & Accept Admission Offer
  4. Pay to Enroll

DO I NEED TO SEND IN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS?

Yes, we are required by the Indiana Department of Education to collect and store official transcripts.

HOW DO I SEND IN MY TRANSCRIPTS?

You can send your official transcripts in two different ways. The quickest and preferred method is to have your university send them electronically. If your university does not have an electronic option, we also accept transcripts sent via standard mail to our Houston, Texas office. Transcripts do not need to be in a sealed envelope from your university. We can accept an open, original copy. However, we cannot accept scanned, faxed, or photocopied transcripts.

WHERE DO I SEND MY TRANSCRIPTS?

If you are sending transcripts electronically, your university can email them to transcripts@INteachers.org. If you are sending transcripts via standard mail, you can address them to:

Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow
2401 Fountain View Dr.  Suite 700
Houston, TX 77057

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO PROCESS MY TRANSCRIPTS?

Once we receive your transcripts, we are usually able to process them within 3-5 business days. We will notify you as soon as we are finished.

WHAT NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE I CAN ENROLL?

Before you can enroll, the following items must be on file:

  1. Application
  2. Processed Transcripts
  3. Completed Online Questionnaire

HOW DO I ENROLL?

Once we have your application, processed transcripts, and completed questionnaire on file, we will email you a formal Program Admission Offer. To accept the offer and enroll, simply click on the link in the email to set up your Intern Portal and submit your enrollment fee. Once you accept your Program Admission Offer and submit the enrollment fee, you are enrolled! For a more thorough explanation on how to enroll, please watch our How to Enroll video.

WHAT IS THE ONLINE QUESTIONNAIRE I NEED TO COMPLETE TO ENROLL?

After you apply, we will email you a short online questionnaire to assess your strengths as a teacher. The questionnaire should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. Your responses will help you and your Program Advisor when creating your personalized path to earning your licensure!

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER I ENROLL?

After you enroll, you are officially part of the Indiana Teachers family! You may now get started on your online teacher training!

HOW DO I SET UP MY IDOE ACCOUNT?

After you have successfully enrolled, you should set up your account with the Indiana Department of Education’s Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure site or the Education Testing Service (ETS) Praxis exam site. These sites are where you can register to take your approved state exams for the months of July and August. Starting September 1, 2021, the Indiana Department of Education will no longer accept CORE Assessment scores and will be fully transitioning to ETS Praxis exams. You can learn more about this transition here. On the IDOE website, you can also find detailed information about exams and free test preparation.

HOW DO I SET UP MY INTERN PORTAL?

Indiana Teachers will email you information to help you create and set up your Intern Portal. You’ll soon become very familiar with your Intern Portal. You will find helpful checklists, your online coursework, and countless resources to help you prepare for the classroom.

WHERE DO I COMPLETE MY ONLINE COURSES?

Your online teaching training courses are hosted on a platform called Canvas. You can locate your courses under the “Training Progress” page of your Intern Portal. When you click on the course title, it will redirect you to Canvas.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE HELP UNDERSTANDING HOW TO NAVIGATE CANVAS?

If you’re having trouble enrolling courses in Canvas or would like a bit more tech support, we offer a great optional webinar to help show you around. You can register for this free webinar in your Intern Portal!

WHERE CAN I FIND THE LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES?

All COVID-19 updates can be found here.

WHERE CAN I FIND NEW RESOURCES, TIPS, AND RELEVANT ARTICLES?

We frequently post new, relevant articles, share resources, and keep you informed about all things teaching on our Teaching in Indiana blog!

Do you have another question that you can’t quite seem to find the answer to on this page? Feel free to check out our two other FAQ pages:

PROGRAM EXPLORATION FAQ

ENROLLED CANDIDATES FAQ

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