Reciprocal Permit (Out-Of-State) (IN)

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Reciprocal Permit (Out-Of-State) (IN)

Description
If the applicant holds a valid out-of-state license at the time of the application, they may be eligible for a one year Reciprocal Permit which will allow them to legally teach for one year while completing deficiencies. The Reciprocal Permit is a temporary license valid for ONE year only.
Permit Valid for 1 year
Employment: Not Required

Reciprocity
The following states may accept this route:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

State Information
State: Indiana
Contact Name: Office of Educator Licensing and Development (OELD)
Contact Phone: 317-232-9010
Contact Email: licensinghelp@doe.in.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/out-state-graduates

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
BA Degree + Completed State Approved Teacher Education Program

Prior Certification: Must Hold Out of State Certification

Notes
Basic Skills Exams may be required after initial application review.

Teacher Preparation
In most states, teachers are required to complete training in education methods through a teacher program.
The following is required for this route:
State Approved Teacher Education Program
Student Teaching

Additional Requirements for this route include the following:

Mental Health Training: Required

Notes:
Pedagogy and Subject Matter Competence Exams may be required after initial application review.

Content Language Exam information pending for the following languages: Arabic, ASL, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Russian

Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: Individual
Online at: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/lvis

Copy of First Aid/Adult/Child CPR:
Required
CPR-Heimlich Maneuver-AED Certification required

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Copy of International Records: Required
Transcript Evaluation Required
URL: http://langcred.org/resources/transcript-evaluation/?fwp_agency_accepted_by_states=indiana

Background Check
Required
Varies by District

Renewal: Renewable
Full details for license renewal found at http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/renewing-indiana-educator-license

A reciprocal permit is valid for one (1) year and renewable based on evidence of annual progress toward fulfillment of deficiencies.

Notes:
When applying for original license there are 2 fees associated with the licensure: an Evaluation Fee and a License Application Fee.

Effective July 1, 2013, the department may not issue an initial teaching license at any grade level to an applicant for an initial teaching license unless the applicant shows evidence that the applicant has successfully completed education and training on the prevention of child suicide and the recognition of signs that a student may be considering suicide. For additional information, visit:
http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/suicide-prevention-training
For State Approved Providers visit:
http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/cpr-heimlich-maneuver-aed-certification

Only those applicants who are “finalists” for a position need an expanded criminal history check.

Official foreign degree “course-by-course” report is required.
State approved evaluation agencies include:
Educational Credential Evaluators
World Education Services
Trustforte Corporation.
Permit applications are incomplete without degree evaluation report.

GENERAL NOTES FOR THIS ROUTE
For all persons who completed educator preparation in another US state, and who have a valid license from that state, and who do not qualify for an Initial license, REPA offers the RECIPROCAL PERMIT.

All persons who completed educator preparation in another US state, who have a valid license from that state, and who have satisfied the testing and degree requirements under the REPA are eligible for the INITIAL PRACTITIONER LICENSE.

All persons who completed educator preparation in another US state, who have a valid license from that state, who have satisfied the testing and degree requirements, and who have 2 years of teaching in accredited schools from that state, are eligible for the PROFICIENT PRACTITIONER LICENSE, or the ACCOMPLISHED PRACTITIONER LICENSE (based on their highest degree).

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:48:44 PM


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