Teachers have never been more important, especially as students recover from the pandemic and matriculate into the future workforce. But too many teachers feel over-extended and undervalued. Challenging times in education also present an opportunity to rethink how K-12 instruction is delivered and how teachers work.
Teach Indy seeks to elevate the teaching profession so that teachers can experience fulfilling and sustainable careers and students can achieve the outcomes they deserve. We do this by:
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Teach Indy in the News
Stay up to date on our work in the community.
Teach Indy Receives National Funding to Diversify Education
Teach Indy announced its inclusion in a distinguished national cohort of organizations focused on diversifying the education workforce. The organization has secured vital funding and support from NewSchools Venture Fund, a leading venture philanthropy that funds innovators who are building a better PK-12 education system.
Teach Indy launches as an independent nonprofit organization
Teach Indy is excited to announce our transition to an independent 501c3 nonprofit organization. As a nonprofit, Teach Indy will continue recruiting, developing, and retaining high-quality educators for Indianapolis schools through events, professional development opportunities, celebrations, and other strategies to support our city’s incredible teachers.
College Football Playoff Foundation (CFP) Awards $200,000 to Teach Indy for Teacher Recruitment and Retention Initiatives
The CFP National Championship will take place in Indianapolis in January 2022. In the years leading up to the national championship game, the CFP Foundation’s primary platform, Extra Yard for Teacher, works with the host city and education partners within that city to identify what areas of focus are most needed. Funding from the CFP Foundation will support Teach Indy in driving the recruitment, development, recognition and retention of high-quality teachers for Indianapolis schools.
First-Of-Its-Kind Initiative Empowers Teachers to Design Solutions for Addressing School Staffing Challenges
With teacher shortages a persistent challenge in Indianapolis and nationally, a local nonprofit today announced a new initiative to engage teachers as experts in solving the problem. Teach Indy, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit focused on elevating the teaching profession, has partnered with the Metropolitan School District of Lawrence Township on its inaugural RTR: Reimagining the Teacher Role Cohort.
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