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Indiana State Board of Education

Indiana State Board of Education

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Indiana State Board of Education

Established by the Indiana General Assembly, the State Board of Education oversees K-12 education policymaking in the State of Indiana. The bipartisan board is composed of eleven members, including the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Eight members are appointed by the Governor and must include:

  • At least six appointees with professional experience in the field of education;

  • Not more than one appointee from a particular congressional district; and

  • Not more than five appointees belonging to the same political party.

The remaining two board members are appointed by the Speaker of the Indiana House Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Indiana Senate respectively.

What's New

  • Charter & Innovation School Advance Program: The application window for 2016-17 charter start-ups closed on May 20, 2016.  Please see details at http://www.in.gov/sboe/2639.htm

  • Charter & Innovation Network School Grant Program: Please see details for this year’s grant program at www.in.gov/sboe/2640.htm

Upcoming Meetings

  • The State Board of Education will meet on July 5, 2016 at 4:00 PM (EDT) for a Work Session at the Student Center at Ball State University, 2000 W. University Avenue, Muncie, IN 47306.

  • The State Board of Education will meet on July 6, 2016 at 9:00 AM (EDT) for the Regular Business Meeting at Assembly Hall at the Ball State University Alumni Center, 2800 West Bethel Avenue, Muncie IN 47306.

  • The Data Reporting Committee will meet on July 14, 2016 at 9:00 AM (EDT) at the Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room D (302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204).

  • The State Board of Education will host an Intervention Public Hearing on July 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM (Central Daylight Time),  Lodge Elementary School, 2000 Lodge Ave, Evansville, IN 47714

  • The State Board of Education will host an Intervention Public Hearing on July 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM (EDT) at Kindezi Academy at Joyce Kilmer School 69 (IPS), 3421 N. Keystone Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46218.

  • The State Board of Education will host an Intervention Public Hearing on August 10, 2016 at 6:00 PM (Central Daylight Time) at Beveridge Elementary School, 1234 Cleveland Street, Gary, IN 46404.

  • The State Board of Education will host an Intervention Public Hearing on August 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM (Central Daylight Time) at Joseph L. Block Junior High, 2700 Cardinal Drive, East Chicago, IN 46312.