Indiana - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy

Educator Licensure Policy
Policy Type: 

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.


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
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