In all we do, we relentlessly foster a culture of innovation, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Every member of our team, from the Assistant Dean to our DEI Student Ambassadors, is committed to enhancing the sense of belonging for each student, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitor engaging with the School of Education.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
In an effort to best serve the students, staff, faculty, and visitors of the School of Education, we facilitate diversity programming regularly.
Connect with faculty, staff, and students from different units in a monthly forum to foster in-depth dialogue around where we are as a School and how we may practically approach and work towards our diversity, equity, and inclusion goals.
Teach Educate Act (TEA) talks are an on-going series sponsored by the Diversity Committee and the School of Education’s ODEI office to ensure that our students, faculty, and staff remain engaged in and continue to champion issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Provided interactive professional development workshops centering equity and inclusion, workshops centered pre-professionals.
Informal gatherings with rotating subgroups of faculty and staff through luncheons.
Gather with fellow students to take a load off, listen to music, and have some treats!
The Holmes Scholars Program provides a supportive environment to doctoral students traditionally underrepresented in the education professoriate, university leadership positions, and education research.
OVPDEMA serves as an advocate to replace obstacles with opportunities, so that minority and underrepresented students, faculty, and staff find a sense of belonging at IU.
Get a head start on your future teaching career. A limited number of highly qualified incoming freshmen will be invited for direct admission into the School of Education.
IU undergraduates can student teach in one of 18 foreign countries, or choose to stay in the US—either in Chicago or the Navajo Nation.