An initiative of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Teachers and Counselors
CAREER provides teachers and counselors tools and resources to help encourage students to make informed career decisions. Whether a student chooses to immediately enter the workforce, or chooses an industry recognized certificate program or a more traditional 2 or 4 year path, CAREER can help. Knowledge is key when planning for the future.
Counselor1Stop is a website created for and by school counselors offering quick answers about counseling issues and easy access to quality resources.
Find timely updates and information for Counselors.
Calendar of DOE events and programming.
Providing data, resources and tools to support student achievement.
Resources available for accreditation and program reviews.
The Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing maintains high standards for licensing educators to work in Indiana’s P-12 schools. Qualified persons preparing and delivering classroom instruction is our main goal.
Professional learning is important for teachers and counselors to remain current on building awareness and skills, understanding current trends and finding and developing resources. Both teacher and counselor resources access the e-learning tools for professional development.
The Indiana State Board of Education approves the academic standards for all content areas. Current standards are the result of a process designed to identify, evaluate, synthesize, and create high-quality, rigorous standards for Indiana students.
Three areas of focus for students include Academic, Career, and Social/Emotional development. Explanation and guidance for each are available online.
Indiana employers want highly-skilled employees. Developing these 32 employability skills can connect Hoosiers to high-demand, high-wage jobs. The common employability skills, vetted by employers, is available here for download.
An accurate measure of the high school graduation rate is a critical step toward improving our understanding of students who do not earn regular high school diplomas or who take longer than four years to graduate.
Educators are dedicated to helping the whole child succeed through the promotion of student engagement and learning, a positive school culture, and college and career readiness and success.
In Indiana, being college and career ready is defined as an individual who has the knowledge, skills and abilities to succeed in post-secondary education and economically viable career opportunities.
The resources provided will assist in planning for college and careers.
Indiana Career Explorer assists students, job seekers and others in exploring career paths while considering various occupations. For students grades 6-12, Indiana Career Explorer assists in the completion of students required graduation plan.
Indiana Career Explorer tool will require you to register for an account in order to access My Indiana Graduation Plan.
Visit Explore Careers and discover occupations within CAREER and learn more about career opportunities and the required education and/or training needed.
The mission of Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Indiana is to ensure an education system of high quality and equity for the academic achievement and career preparation of all Indiana students.
An internship can help you gain skills employers are looking for today and in the future. More information on internships is available through IndianaINtern.net.
Registered Apprenticeships provide opportunities for workers seeking high-skilled, high-paying jobs to become gainfully employed. For more information, the State of Indiana offers apprenticeship resources or you may access Department of Labor’s apprenticeship program.
Many employers are looking for great talent who have completed an industry recognized training program. If you are interested in receiving an industry credential, please access Learn About Education and Training within CAREER.
Are you in need of completing your high school diploma or earning your high school equivalency? Learn more on how to connect to a Completion Program Partner in your area.
Interested in moving on to a more traditional 4-year college or university after graduation? Our partners at the Commission for Higher Education have provided assistance information through the Learn More Indiana program.
Indiana Afterschool Network inspires, empowers, and mobilizes the advocates, partners, and practitioners of afterschool and summer programs in Indiana by offering K-12 youth access to high quality learning experiences beyond the school day that prepare them for success in school, college, careers, and life.
The Indiana College and Career Pathways provide an aligned sequence of secondary and postsecondary courses leading to an industry-recognized credential, technical certification, or an associate or baccalaureate degree at an accredited postsecondary institution for careers that are high wage and/or high demand in Indiana.
STEM is the integration of interdisciplinary literacy across content areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Indiana has a vibrant and growing STEM community!
Going back is a major step forward. You don’t have to be a traditional student to benefit from a great education. From getting your degree, to changing to an exciting new career, great opportunities open up once you start on the path back to school.