Extensive instructional coaching during the school year
Earn teaching certification and a Masters in Education
About Indianapolis Teaching Fellows
Indianapolis Teaching Fellows partners with more than 45 district and chart school partners in greater Indianapolis to provide exceptional educators for local students. Fellows receive in-depth coaching, grounded in research and evidence-based practices that impact teacher practice and increase student achievement. With over 700 alumni, it’s likely you will be teaching in the building with another Fellow or an alumnus of Indianapolis Teaching Fellows which provides a sense of community, camaraderie, and support.
Developing and Supporting Diverse Talent
Inspiring the Next Generation
Indianapolis is a growing community recognized for the food, sports and attractions it offers. In 2021, TIME Magazine named Indianapolis one of the “World’s Greatest Places.” It’s also recognized for being on the cutting edge of education transformation. Indianapolis Teaching Fellows plays an important role in this effort through our partnership with Indianapolis Public Schools and Township Charter Schools in Center Township. With more than 45 district and charter school partners in greater Indianapolis, Fellows have the unique flexibility to find a school that fits their skills, and interests and where they can contribute to ensuring all students have an excellent education.
Since 2007, Indianapolis Teaching Fellows has provided aspiring teachers from diverse backgrounds with an affordable and accelerated pathway into the classroom. You may have built a successful career, and now wish to use those skills to impact our next generation. You could be an accomplished recent graduate who wants to share your passion for learning with Indiana’s students. Whatever your background, you have high expectations for all students and are deeply invested in ensuring all students have access to an equitable education. With Indianapolis Teaching Fellows, you’ll receive the training and coaching you need to help your students succeed while attending Marian University to earn your certification and master’s degree.
Learn about Indianapolis Teaching Fellows, our students, and our unique educational community. Complete an online application to indicate your interest in Indianapolis Teaching Fellows and share your background and experiences, and submit a recorded interview to showcase how your talents will shine in the classroom.
During your summer training experience, learn core teaching skills such as engaging students, managing a classroom, and instructional delivery from experienced coaches and teachers. Practice those skills with students in a local summer school classroom and with your peers while receiving coaching and feedback.
Begin teaching in the fall, leading a class of your own students, and earning a full- time teacher’s salary and benefits. Continue building your skills with coaching tailored to your individual needs and two years of coursework at Marian University culminating in certification and a Master of Arts in Teaching.
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Applicants must meet specific eligibility criteria based on state requirements, including bachelor’s degree conferral, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, with exceptions for professional experience or graduate degree, and state testing requirements. Candidates must also meet local employment requirements including passing a background check and meeting all legal requirements to work in the United States.
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Meet Our Staff
Amy Kate Wilkins
Dr. Eugene Pringle
Senior Manager, Fellows Experience
Senior Manager, Fellow Performance
Effectiveness Coach and ITF alum
Effectiveness Coach and ITF alum