Get Involved!

As an IUPUC student, we encourage you to participate in our Kappa Delta Pi chapter, an international honor society for education majors. You can also participate in IUPUC’s student chapter of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).

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IUPUC education students tutor, teach, and learn through collaborations with a number of local and national partners.

America Reads

You can work as a tutor in local classrooms helping elementary-aged students to become better readers. Tutors work with Early Steps, Reading Recovery, or even Accelerated Reader programs.

The America Reads Challenge began in 1997, when President Clinton set aside $2.75 billion for the program. Any college student who receives Federal Work-Study support may participate. In order to be eligible, you must:

  • Take a minimum of 12 credit hours with a 2.5 GPA or better.
  • Complete a criminal history check.
  • Sign in and keep a time sheet of hours worked. Original time sheets will be mailed to your school supervisor. You will furnish envelopes, stamps, and address labels.

Principals typically interview applicants before they are hired to work in a particular school. You may need to prepare a resume. Apply now!

Center for Teaching and Learning

IUPUC's Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) supports elementary, secondary, and post-secondary faculty, staff, and educators throughout the region on a variety of projects related to education, teaching, and learning.

Community Education Coalition

The Community Education Coalition, a community-led initiative of education, business, and community leaders committed to development, implementation, and support of a seamless learning system that provides quality education for learners of all ages and those who teach them.

Foundation for Youth

The Foundation for Youth (FFY) serves local youth and the community through children's programs and services. The Division of Education at IUPUC partners with FFY to provide science-related educational activities. Students in the EDUC Q200 Introduction to Scientific Inquiry class visit FFY and work with elementary school-aged children.

Project-Based Learning Academy

The Project-Based Learning (PBL) Academy provides project-based learning instruction, structure, and on-going support for K–12 educators and higher education professionals. The academy is offered each summer to teachers, administrators, and teacher educators of all subjects and grade levels.

Partner Schools

The Division of Education at IUPUC works with local school districts to provide education majors with opportunities to work with students, learn from professionals in the field, and gain the critical knowledge they need to become leaders in education. We also support current classroom teachers in partner schools with professional development.