Teach Indy partners are nonprofit organizations, businesses, corporations, and people who want to say thank you to the amazing teachers in our city’s schools and beyond. Our partners provide rewards and discounts for teachers, tickets to sporting events or cultural activities, partner with us on events and professional development opportunities, volunteer, and more.

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, Senior Director of Talent at The Mind Trust for more information.

Founding Partners

Indianapolis Public Schools
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.

Community Partners

Teachers Treasures
Teachers’ Treasures obtains and distributes school supplies for free to Marion County teachers of students in need. Teachers’ Treasures also holds annual events focused on rewarding and recognizing teachers, like the Donut Dash 5k.

Extra Yard for Teachers
Extra Yard for Teachers is the College Football Playoff Foundation’s primary platform, which elevates the teaching profession by inspiring and empowering teachers. In each city that hosts a College Football National Championship game, Extra Yard for Teachers will sponsor and organize events, recognition, and fun surprises for local teachers.

GO TEACH
As part of the College Football Playoff Foundation’s support for teachers, The Go Teach Project aims to give athletic and academic departments a platform and the tools needed to assist with the recruitment of qualified student-athletes into the teaching profession.

College Football Playoffs
The CFP Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving as the community investment arm of the College Football Playoff and works in partnership with institutions of higher education, sports organizations, corporations and nonprofits to support educators and improve U.S. student outcomes.

Indy Hub
IndyHub’s mission is to grow, engage and empower a community of 20-and 30-somethings who are meaningfully connected to Indy and invested in its future. They do this by involving and empowering Indy’s young and talented residents, connecting them to volunteer opportunities, interest groups, social events and people all over the city.

Education Partners

Teach for America
Teach For America (TFA) is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequity by teaching for at least two years and then working with unwavering commitment from every sector of society to create a nation free from this injustice. TFA Indianapolis has recruited and developed hundreds of talented educators for Indianapolis schools.

TNTP
TNTP works at every level of the public school system to help its partners achieve their goals for students. TNTP offers a range of support to partners, from strategic advice to multi-year execution, to ensure teachers succeed and students thrive.

Relay
Relay’s mission is to teach teachers and school leaders to develop in all students the academic skills and strength of character needed to succeed in college and life. Relay’s highly regarded programs emphasize the specific teaching and instructional leadership skills that have the greatest impact on student learning and development.

Enriched Schools
Enriched Schools is a national movement of educators, creatives and community leaders united on a mission to reimagine substitute teaching. Enriched envisions a world where the boundaries between schools and communities are permeable, where talents of community members are seamlessly integrated into a child’s education and where each moment of learning has the potential to inspire, empower and enrich.

Educate ME
The Educate ME Foundation, Inc. is a social enterprise determined to increase the number of men and women of color in the field of education. They seek to change the education system by creating a continuum for men and women of color to grow, achieve, and succeed from high school to career.