How to Renew or Reinstate a Teachers License in Indiana

Renewal of Teaching Certification

After obtaining your Initial Practitioner License, you have two years to finish the Indiana Mentoring and Assessment Program (IMAP). This two-year mentoring period is necessary to obtain the Proficient Practitioner License. After the second year, you, your mentor, and your supervisor will fill out the IMAP Assessment Tool. This must be sent by your school district when you apply online via the LVIS system to obtain a Proficient Practitioner License.

Your Proficient Practitioner License is good for 5 years. During that time, you have to complete one of the following:

Suppose you wish to obtain an Accomplished/ Professional Practitioner License. In that case, you must have 5 years of teaching experience and a Proficient Practitioner License, and a master’s degree or NBPTS licensure. The Accomplished/Professional Practitioner License is good for 10 years.

Teaching Certification Reinstatement

There is no penalty for letting an Indiana educator license expire. However, before it can be renewed, you have to complete the conditions described above.

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