The Indiana Department of Education is responsible for issuing teaching certificates to potential teachers in the state. If you have not attended a college or university teacher preparation program, you will need to apply for a Transition to Teaching Permit.
Eligibility to Teach
In order to be eligible for a Transition to Teaching Permit, you must be enrolled in an Indiana State Board approved teacher preparation program or an Indiana State Board authorized alternative teacher certification program.
Transition to Teaching Program Admission Indiana Teachers of Tomorrow
To be admitted to the program you must have the following.
A Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution with official transcripts showing a 3.0 or higher (there are exceptions for those with 2.5 or higher – give us a call to discuss your options)
Completed Indiana Teachers application and competed interview
Passing with 220 or greater on all three CASA tests – or the equivalent (call us for the details)
Once you receive your official Indiana Teachers Letter of Acceptance
You can go get a teaching position – this is critical – start looking, talking, and working towards the teaching position you want. There are a lot of teacher shortages in Indiana, but you still have to do the legwork to get a job.
Work with your Indiana Teachers advisors to help you.
Begin Classroom readiness Training and Field Based Experiences to make sure are ready to succeed when you get your classroom.
Pay licensure fees: $35 evaluation fee of your application and a $35 license fee to issue your license
Start Your Teaching Career!
Once you have your Transition to Teaching Permit, you will begin working towards your Practitioner License. You will teach for two years on your T2T Permit. You will complete your remaining requirements during your Internship Year (your first-year teaching).
Complete all Phase II: Excellence in Teaching and Learning content from Indiana Teachers
Achieve a passing score of 220 on the required Indiana content assessments and Developmental (Pedagogy) Assessments for your specific grade level
Successfully teach for two years
Receive positive recommendation by Building Level Administrator and Field Supervisor at the end of your Internship Year
Present your Letter of Completion from Indiana Teachers as well as transcript of completed coursework to IDOE for recommendation for your Indiana Practitioner License
At Indiana Teachers, we understand that the journey to becoming a certified teacher in Indiana takes a lot of time, effort, and determination on your part. Our streamlined program offers you the most effective route to the classroom through its self-paced and affordable design. So get started and you will soon be inspiring the next generation of learners – become an Indiana Teacher today!!
Should a candidates’s enrollment in the Florida Teachers program be terminated or cancelled for any reason, all refunds will be made according to the following policies:
Cancellation can be made in person, by electronic mail, by Certified Mail or by termination.
All monies will be refunded if the Program does not accept the applicant or if the student cancels within three (3) business days after signing the admission agreement and making an initial payment.
Cancellation after the third (3rd) Business Day, but before the first day teaching, results in a refund of all monies paid to the Program, with the exception of the initial program admission fee ($295).
Cancellation after employment begins as a teacher of record will result in a termination in the collection of monthly payments. All monthly Program payments collected prior to cancellation are non-refundable.
Refunds will be made within 30 days of termination of candidates’ enrollment or receipt of Cancellation Notice from candidate.
The Indiana Teachers Alternative Certification Program provides educator preparation consisting of:
Comprehensive training coursework
Ongoing personal support from Program Advisors
The benefit of our relationships with Florida school districts, charter and private schools
A Personalized Education Plan to track your progress toward certification
Documentation, resources and support for a job search as an educator
Excellent in-classroom support from experienced educators
Indiana Teacher Admission Process
Indiana Teachers requires all candidates pursuing admission to the program to provide evidence of the following
Bachelor’s Degree or higher from accredited institution
Official transcripts with degree conferred and a 3.0 GPA or 2.5 with exemptions.