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Information For Current Degree Students in Music Education

Important Dates

  • March 20, 2015—Teacher Education Program Application due for Music Education students. First submission of InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards Portfolio due.
  • April 17, 2015—Student Teacher Application (Spring 2015 Student Teaching) due for Music Education students. Second submission of InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards Portfolio due.

Music Education Application and Forms

Documents and Helpful Information

States in reciprocity with Indiana for Teaching License

States in the agreement with Indiana: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

(missing: Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin)

Criminal Background Check Information—Obtaining a Limited Criminal Background Check
from the Indiana State Police

There are THREE ways to accomplish this:

  1. In person: Indiana State Police, Central Repository,
    100 N. Senate Avenue, Room N302, Indianapolis, IN 46201 (Cost is $7)
  2. By mail: Send Indiana State Form 8053 with a money order made payable to the State of Indiana for $7. To locate downloadable form, along with information for submitting it, go to
  3. Online This is more costly at $16.32, however, up to five reports may be ordered and printed immediately.

    • NOTE: on page 3, “Reason For Request”
      #2 Applicant has applied for a license and criminal history data is required by law to be provided in connection with the license. Set out authority:
      Use the following code in the boxes provided: IC 20-6.1-3-7.1