Indiana - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy

Area: 
Educator Licensure Policy
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

In order to become a certified teacher in Indiana, an applicant must show proficiency in content through an examination, receive a bachelor's degree, and complete an approved teacher preparation program.

Body: 

The department may not grant an initial practitioner license to an individual unless the individual has demonstrated proficiency in the following areas on a written examination or through other procedures prescribed by the department:
(1) Basic reading, writing, and mathematics.
(2) Pedagogy.
(3) Knowledge of the areas in which the individual is required to have a license to teach.

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/14/2016
For More Info: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/prospective-educator