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  • The application window for teachers NEW to STEM Teach is open April 19 – May 7.
  • Summer I and II 2021 Extended Registration Dates
        • Priority Registration for dual credit teachers opens April 19 at Noon.
        • Registration for all K-12 teachers is open April 21 – May 14.

Apply for STEM Teach IV –

Before you apply to STEM Teach IV, view the informational presentation to understand how the program works. This fulfills the application terms of agreement for viewing the presentation. 

STEM Teach Presentation

Interested in applying to STEM Teach IV?
STEM Teach IV will be accepting applications from teachers who are interested in taking graduate or undergraduate classes, workshops, raffles or receiving scholarships to attend conferences. “Applying” to STEM Teach simply means that you are creating an account for us to verify that you are a teacher, notify you of upcoming offerings and for you to register in the online STEM Teach teacher portal for the offerings. Watch the website for new information, and be sure to sign up to receive updates too!

How do I receive emails and updates from STEM Teach?
Sign up here.

What are the eligibility requirements for STEM Teach IV?
In order to be eligible to apply for STEM Teach IV, teachers must hold a valid Indiana teaching license and work in a public or charter school within the state. All eligible teachers are required to complete an online application.

Instructions for STEM Teach IV Online Teacher Application (Creating an Account)

 Warning:  Be sure to read all of the instructions before selecting the apply button below. The STEM Teach IV application should be completed in one sitting. You will need approximately 10 minutes to answer all of the questions. For your application information to be saved, you must respond to all of the questions.

What will I need to complete the online application?
Each teacher is required to provide a variety of information including his/her contact information, teaching license number, and administrator and school contact information. Dual credit teachers will also need a letter of acknowledgement from his/her administrator.

Indiana Teaching License – You may find your teaching license number at one of the following websites: https://licenselookup.doe.in.gov/TeacherInquiry.aspx or https://license.doe.in.gov/educator-license-lookup

Dual Credit Teachers ONLY: Administrator Acknowledgment Letter – The letter from your administrator on district or school letterhead should include the following:

    1. Your Name
    2. Identification of the specific content area(s) you teach that are included in STEM Teach (science, technology, engineering or math) offerings.
    3. Acknowledgement that you are applying to take courses in the specified content area, workshops, or attend conferences through STEM Teach IV.
    4. Statement specifying whether your school currently offers dual credit courses in the specified content area(s) OR any plans to do so in the future (i.e. MOU with a dual credit provider) AND statement specifying whether you currently teach dual credit courses in the specified content area(s) OR any plans for you to do so in the future (i.e. staff replacement)
    5. Name, title, and signature of administrator

In order to apply, you must set up an account that includes designating a username and password. Click on Prospective Students and/or Apply Today to set up an account. After setting up an account and logging in, click on Apply Today to begin the application.

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Submitting the Application

Once you have completed the application by selecting the submit button at the bottom of the application page, you may return to the portal and select the login option to review or update your information.

Reminder: The STEM Teach portal is NOT part of the STEM Teach website, and you will need to return to our website to access general information and instructions regarding STEM Teach IV.

I have submitted my application. What happens next?
STEM Teach IV will send an email to each applicant when the application is received. An additional email stating the status of his/her application is provided within three to five business days of the submission (longer wait times are possible depending on the number of applicants in the queue).

Registering for Courses

Once approved, teachers receive instructions via email for course registration based on his/her priority registration status prior to each semester’s registration window. (Current dual credit teachers have designated priority registration windows.) The course catalog will be available in the STEM Teach portal during the registration window.  STEM Teach will release the list of courses available prior to each semester via the online  catalog available on this website.

Once a teacher is accepted into the program, he/she may register for one course or workshop and one raffle per semester during a registration window.

Investing in the Future

The careers fueling Indiana’s economy and future growth require STEM-related skills and experience,” said Indiana’s Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers. “Training more Hoosier teachers in these subject areas and ensuring they are working in schools that have a shortage of those subject areas is critical to the goal of having more Hoosiers prepared to succeed in high-demand STEM fields.