The institution where you completed the course work for an original license will recommend you. You may apply for the license online through the Licensing Verification
and Information System (LVIS).
Out-of-State Graduates/License Holders
Out-of-state graduates and license
holders must apply through the Licensing Verification and Information
(LVIS) to the Office of Educator Licensing and Development (OELD).
ORIGINAL PROFICIENT PRACTITIONER LICENSES
Upon completion of the 2-year teacher residency program, applicants must apply directly online through the LVIS system following the directions of the residency program.
LICENSE RENEWAL – Bulletin 400, Rules 46-47, Rules 2002, and REPA
Initial Practitioner License
Persons holding the initial practitioner license and who have not completed the residency program must submit an online application to LVIS. Click here for information on that process.
Proficient Practitioner, Provisional, and Standard Licenses
These license holders can renew their license by four methods
Professional and Accomplished Practitioner License Renewals
These license holders can use any of the four (4) methods above to renew their licenses. Individuals must submit online through the Licensing Verification and Information System (LVIS) directly to OELD. These licenses now have 10-year renewals.
CONTENT AREA ADDITIONS TO CURRENT LICENSES
Some secondary content areas can be added to your current license by taking and passing the appropriate Indiana Core Assessment (Pearson Content Assessment) tests or by completing the required course work and the appropriate test(s). Those persons completing testing ONLY, apply on LVIS through the OELD. For those who completed the required course work and testing, you should apply online using LVIS with your attending institution marked on your application.
ACCOMPLISHED PRACTITIONER LICENSES
Proficient practitioner applicants for the accomplished practitioner license must apply online through LVIS. You will need to obtain an official transcript as part of this application process.
The option to professionalize Rules 46-47 or Bulletin 400 licenses no longer exists. The accomplished practitioner is the only option for a 10-year license. Information regarding qualifications of these licenses can be found here.
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