Reciprocity is an agreement Indiana (or other states) has with other states allowing teachers and school counselors who are certified in their home state to apply for a teaching or school counselor license in a different state. Generally, educators can apply for a one-year license in the new state which will allow them to work while completing and requirements to meet the certification requirements in the new state.
- Contact that state’s Department of Education to learn what the licensing requirements are for that state.
- Information for out-of-state teachers interested in teaching in Indiana can be found here
- National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification
- ASCA School Counselor licensing reciprocity by state
- When seeking reciprocity, read the new licensing board’s rules thoroughly
- For school counselors, most public school systems require advanced-degree courses that include the following topics:
• Human growth and development
• Individual counseling
• Group counseling
• Social and cultural foundations
• Research and program evaluation
• Professional orientation
• Career development
• Supervised practicum
• Supervised internship
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