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Indiana State Board of Education


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

  • The SBOE's rule creating the Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency has been approved, signed by the Governor, and is now in effect.  It can be found here

  • The SBOE's rule containing standards for the continuous improvement of teacher preparation programs has been approved, signed by the Governor, and is now in effect.  It can be found here

  • The Office of Management and Budget's most recent Student Expenditures Report for 14-15 can be found here

  • The Center for Evaluation & Education Policy's (CEEP) Equity Analyses of the 2015-2017 Indiana School Funding Formula can be found here

    • Data visualization can be viewed here

  • CEEP's report - A Comparison of State-Funded Pre-K Programs: Lessons for Indiana, can be found here

    • Data visualization can be found here

  • Indiana Teacher Appraisal and Support System's four year analysis of Indiana's teacher evaluation system can be found here 

Upcoming Meetings and Hearings


  • The State Board will meet on Wednesday, April 5, 9:00 AM, Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room B, 302 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204.


  • The State Board will meet on Wednesday, May 10, 9:00 AM CT, at the University of Evansville, Eykamp Hall, 2nd floor, 1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville IN 47722.


  • ​The State Board will hold an Intervention Hearing at Elder Diggs School #42 (Indianapolis Public Schools) on Monday, April 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 1002 W 25th St, Indianapolis, IN 46208.


  • The State Board will hold an Intervention Hearing at Global Prep at Riverside School #44 (Indianapolis Public Schools) at 2033 Sugar Grove Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202 with the day and time TBD in May or June.