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School of Education
I want to teach and inspire children to be independent scholars, who have a lifelong love of learning. During my time at IU Kokomo, I received an excellent education that prepared me for the world of teaching. I’ve truly loved and relied on the familial atmosphere in the School of Education.
Angela Jakes
B.S. Elementary Education, ‘15

CAEP Accreditation Visit and Invitation for Third-party Comments

The School of Education at Indiana University Kokomo is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on September 18-20, 2016. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team.

Our Programs

There is perhaps no other career which inspires and transforms the next generation more than teaching. The School of Education faculty is dedicated to helping you on your path to becoming an educator. Our dedication and commitment to teaching and learning helps enable our graduates to secure satisfying professional positions and enjoy rewarding careers in the classroom. Individuals who successfully complete one of our Teacher Education Programs and state mandated tests are eligible to apply for the appropriate license. In addition, Indiana has a reciprocal agreement with approximately 40 other states.



  • Elementary Education
  • Change to Education (C2E) Secondary
  • Change to Education (C2E) Secondary Special Education

Success in Numbers

The following statistics were gathered throughout the 2014-2015 academic year.


of our graduates receive a state of indiana teaching license


of our graduates were rated highly effective or effective


of our graduates are satisfied with their course work preparation


of our graduates feel well prepared for student teaching

Areas of Practice

  • Teaching • Administrative • Counseling • Library/Information Systems • Curriculum Supervision
  • Training and Development • Higher Education • Consultant • Programming • Social Work

Types of Employers

  • K-12 Schools • Higher Education • Department of Education • Social Service Agencies
  • Government Consulting Firms • Correctional Institutions • Non-profit Organizations
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The foundation you need to succeed

Student teaching in Ireland
Kristine Eikenberg returned from Ireland a better teacher – and a better person. Eikenberg, together with her classmates Amanda Chesshir and Kayla Lamb, shared the adventure of a lifetime, spending 10 weeks student teaching in Dublin, Ireland.
Getting wild in the classroom
Arielle Castanon plans to get a little wild in her classroom as a student teacher. She was among a dozen Indiana University Kokomo education students participating in a recent “Project Wild” workshop, learning ways she can incorporate wildlife, conservation, and environmentalism into her classroom.
Making a difference in the community
A local after school tutoring program gives Indiana University Kokomo students experience and a chance to make a difference with area elementary children. The federally funded program, "Kokomomentum", has allowed this community partnership to be formed between IU Kokomo and Kokomo School Corporation.
Student teaching in New Zealand
In the competitive job market for teachers, Tyler Keck stands out from the crowd. The recent Indiana University Kokomo graduate will teach fifth graders at Kokomo's Lafayette Park Elementary International School this fall, and said his experience student teaching in New Zealand gave him something unique to add to his résumé.
Last updated: 06/30/2016