Getting Started #
To enroll in the iteachINDIANA Teacher Certification Program, you must provide documentation of the following:
A BACHELOR’S DEGREE
Your degree must be from a nationally or regionally accredited institution of higher education as required by the Indiana Department of Education
This will be determined in one of the following ways:
- Minimum 2.50 GPA (your undergraduate GPA as posted on conferred degree transcript), or
- Minimum 2.50 GPA in the last 60 hours. Click here for a calculator (requires Microsoft Excel)
Your graduating GPA must be calculated and posted by the university on your official transcripts. If your final transcript does not reflect a graduation GPA, you will need to contact your college Registrar’s office to have a letter typed on university letterhead that includes your GPA sent in with your official transcripts.
Testing Requirements #
You are required to have passed the Praxis Subject Area Exam in the area in which you a pursuing your certification. Listed below are the areas that iteachINDIANA is approved. You may also learn more on the ETS website.
Content Areas #
Early Childhood #
PK – 3 Early Childhood Generalist (5027)
K-6 Elementary Education Generalist (5622)
Middle School #
Middle School English Language Arts (5047)
Middle School: Science (5442)
Middle School: Social Studies (5089)
Middle School: Math (5164)
Biology: Content Knowledge (5235)
Business Education: Content Knowledge (5101)
Chemistry: Content Knowledge (5245)
Earth and Space Sciences: Content Knowledge (5571)
English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038)
Family & Consumer Sciences (5122)
Government/Political Science (5931)
Health Education (5551)
Marketing Education (5561)
Physics: Content Knowledge (5265)
Special Education: Core Knowledge & Mild to Moderate Applications (5543)
Special Education: Core Knowledge & Severe to Profound Applications (5545)
Special Education: Education of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Students (5272)
Technology Education (5051)
World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge (5941)
All Level #
Art: Content Knowledge (5134)
American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (0634)
English to Speakers of Other Languages (5362)
Chinese (Mandarin): World Language (5665)
Computer Science (5652)
French: World Language (5174)
German: World Language (5183)
Physical Education: Content Knowledge (5091)
Spanish: World Language (5195)
Did You Graduate Outside the U.S.? #
The state of Indiana requires foreign transcripts to be evaluated by an approved evaluation company that follows the standards of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) for evaluation. You will be required to submit the official evaluation to iteachINDIANA for admissions. You may refer to the following website for a list of approved agencies.
Although there are several agencies that you may choose from, iteach has a working relationship with SpanTran evaluation company. You may use this application to apply for your international transcript evaluation: SpanTran Application for iTeach. The application comes with a discount and will be sent directly to iTeach free of charge.” The evaluation must include a U.S. equivalency for each credential, a course-by-course analysis, and a GPA of credit hours.
Applicants must also: #
- Have a personal e-mail account and access to a personal (not school) computer.
- Add “@iteach.net” to your contacts list.
- Demonstrate professionalism during all written correspondence and oral communication with iteachINDIANA.