Teach Indy is a nonprofit 501c3 with a vision to recruit, develop, reward and retain more outstanding educators for Indianapolis. We’re looking for teachers who want to make an impact in the lives of children, empowering them to achieve greatness both inside and outside the classroom.
Teach Indy seeks to elevate the work and lives of Indianapolis teachers by holding networking events, connecting teachers with their best-fit schools, and fostering teacher appreciation throughout the city, often in partnership with other local organizations.
Indianapolis is just one of a handful of cities throughout the country where innovation is rapidly transforming education. It’s a place where you’ll have the opportunities, tools, and supports you need to grow your career and reach your full potential as a teacher.
Meet the Teach Indy leadership team, and learn more about their passion for coming alongside Indianapolis educators.
Our Community Partners
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.
Teacher’s Treasures Mobile Outreach: Victory College Prep
Assistant Principal Austin Inge along with the full staff of Victory College Prep, received an onsite Mobile Outreach shopping day courtesy of Teachers Treasures. Austin was the winner of the Teach Indy, Donut Dash Super Sprinkle Experience. Congrats VCP!
RISE INDY Teacher Coalition
Our friends at RISE INDY are working hard to ensure educators voices are amplified and educators learn how to advocate for key issues facing Indianapolis schools. Their new Teacher Coalition work is supporting with educator advocacy and opportunities for families and students.
TeachPlus Indiana Launches new Indianapolis Equity Change Agent program!
Educators of color from across the 11 school districts in Marion County will have the opportunity to come together to plan and implement school-based change projects to increase student achievement and positively impact building culture.
Want to become a community partner with Teach Indy?
We are looking for businesses, non-profits, corporations, and people who want to say thank you to the amazing teachers in our city’s schools and beyond. Thank you’s can be in the form of:
We will have even more opportunities for the community in the future and want to grow our list of incredible partners! If you are interested in partnering or financially supporting the efforts of Teach Indy, please email Sara Marshall, Executive Director at Teach Indy for more information.
Together with our community and educational partners, we’re empowering teachers who want to make an impact in the lives of children so they can achieve greatness both inside and outside the classroom.
Together, we can.
INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS (IPS)
Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is the largest public school district in Indiana with more than 30,000 students. IPS empowers and educates all students to think critically, creatively, and responsibly, to embrace diversity, and to pursue their dreams with purpose.
THE MAYOR’S OFFICE OF EDUCATION INNOVATION
The Mayor’s Office of Education Innovation is committed to giving all children in Indianapolis access to a great education through new opportunities, stronger neighborhoods, and a revitalized city. This vision is being achieved through extensive collaboration with community stakeholders focused on long-term, sustainable educational improvements.
THE MIND TRUST
The Mind Trust is an Indianapolis-based education nonprofit that aims to provide every Indianapolis student access to a high-quality, world-class education. The Mind Trust recruits and empowers talented educators, helps launch high-quality schools with the conditions for success, and engages the community to help education innovation.
From the annual Teach Indy Educators Conference to our participation in the College Football Playoffs, our Teacher Response Committee helps make our work possible. Meet the people behind Teach Indy’s achievements.