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Indiana State Board of Education

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 Equity Analyses of the 2015-2017 Indiana School Funding Formula can be found here

Upcoming Meetings and Hearings

  • Meetings

    • The State Board will meet next on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 9:00 AM, at the Indiana Government Center South, 302 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Conference Room B.

  • Hearings

    • On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at 5:30 PM EST, the State Board will hold an intervention hearing at Madison Primary Center, 832 N Lafayette Blvd, South Bend, IN 46601.

    • On Friday, February 3, 2007, at 5:30 PM CST, the State Board will hold an intervention hearing at Jacques Marguette Elementary, 6401 Hemlock Ave., Gary, IN 46403.