Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Join the conversation about the future of teaching and teaching education. Through our student organizations, you can explore new ideas, meet leading educators, and help shape the future of the IU School of Education. Student clubs are also a great way to expand your professional network and find out about new job, fellowship, and internship opportunities.

The purpose of this organization is to bring together hyperraced and historically underserved populations on Indiana University Bloomington’s campus, into a safe and comfortable place where students can be supported in their academic, personal, and professional development. We also aim to provide services that help students with career exploration, identify on-campus resources, and navigate obstacles face by underrepresented students at Indiana University.

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Books & Beyond is a student-led project with two main aims: to provide high-quality reading material for school children in Rwanda, a country that is experiencing a “book famine,” and to foster critical thinking skills as students author, illustrate, publish, and market an annual cross-cultural anthology of children’s stories.

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We seek to discuss, challenge, and dismantle issues and barriers that hyperraced and traditionally underrepresented communities face in the field of education through empowerment and advocacy. In addition to serving the School of Education (SoE) community, CODE will work with the local communities to support education. CODE will serve as a communal space for individuals to openly discuss challenges, share success, and build a network of support between students, faculty, staff, experts, and educators.

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Represent your fellow undergraduate students as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council. Your ideas and feedback help shape policies and procedures at the School of Education. We work directly with the Office of Teacher Education.

In addition, the Dean’s Advisory Council takes part in special projects and activities, hosts outreach programs, brings speakers to campus, and publishes a newsletter.

Every undergraduate education student is invited to join us.

Be part of a cross-campus conversation on topics related to education policy. The Education Policy Student Association sponsors speakers and provides opportunities for you to participate in panel discussions. We sponsor an ongoing film series featuring documentaries on topics related to education policy. We also provide career development resources, including internship, fellowship, and job opportunities.

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Network with educators, take part in professional development events, and explore pressing issues in education policy. The Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) – Aspiring Educators is a student group affiliated with the National Education Association, the largest professional employee organization in the United States. Four pillars guide the work of this student organization – educator quality, community engagement, political action, and social justice.

As a dues-paying member, you’ll have access to professional publications, workshops, conferences, and training with local, state, and national educators. You’ll also enjoy discounts on NEA dues and liability coverage once you become a practicing teacher.

For more information, contact Emily McCord (

Kappa Delta Pi is the International Honor Society in Education. Students may be invited to join the organization based upon their involvement within the School of Education and maintaining a grade point average of 3.5 or above. Kappa Delta Pi holds many service projects within the School of Education and within the community such as the Scholastic Book Fair, Literacy Alive, and raising money for Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake. If you would like to receive more information about Kappa Delta Pi, please contact the current President, Bryan Corneliu at or email the group at

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