We are no longer accepting applications for our Summer 2013 program. If you would like to apply in the future, our Summer 2014 application will be available this fall. Please keep an eye on www.tntp.org/teach for more information.
ITF is a highly selective program that selects, prepares, and coaches accomplished mid-career professionals and recent college graduates to become teachers in high-need schools and subject areas across Indianapolis and Northwest Indiana. As a Fellow, you will begin making a difference for students right away, joining a community of nearly 200 Fellows working in Indiana to end a legacy of educational inequality.
How to Apply
We are no longer accepting applications for the summer 2013 cohort. Please check back in the fall for application details for the 2014 cohort.
Despite a growing body of research that shows effective teachers can close the achievement gap, poor and minority students continue to be the least likely to be taught by qualified teachers.. We are transforming this reality by recruiting and preparing teachers capable of improving student achievement to make a career in Indianapolis and Northwest Indiana district and charter schools. Learn why teachers matter.
Who We Want
While there is no single profile of an ideal candidate, ITF is extremely competitive because we know that great teachers are the key to student success. Overall we seek candidates who believe that all students can succeed in school, who are ready to do whatever it takes to achieve that goal, and who want a lasting career in education. Learn what else we look for in our Fellows.
How We Help You Make a Difference
ITF is driven by the knowledge that effective teachers have a greater impact on student achievement than any other school factor, and students grappling with the challenges of poverty need great teachers more than anyone. We are committed to ensuring that Fellows are prepared to make a real difference for students from day one and that they remain on track to become the most effective teachers in their districts and schools within three years. Learn more about how we prepare and coach Fellows.
Indianapolis Teaching Fellows is a partnership between Indianapolis and Northwest Indiana area districts and charter schools, and TNTP, an award-winning national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the achievement gap by providing excellent teachers to the students who need them most and by advancing policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom. Founded by teachers in 1997, TNTP partners with school districts and states to implement scalable responses to their most acute teacher quality challenges. Since its inception, TNTP has trained or hired approximately 49,000 teachers, benefiting an estimated 8 million students nationwide. TNTP has also released a series of acclaimed studies of the policies and practices that affect the quality of the nation's teacher workforce, including The Widget Effect (2009), Teacher Evaluation 2.0 (2010) and The Irreplaceables (2012). Today TNTP is active in more than 25 cities, including 10 of the nation's 15 largest.