Focus on urban education
Our programs focus on the power and possibilities of educational experiences in urban environments and how education professionals can impact change.
Get plenty of practical experience
You'll get out into the field early and often to apply what you learn in the classroom, whether you're a first-time student or a doctoral candidate.
Learn in the heart of Indianapolis
Our central location means you're steps away from anything and everything, from internship locations to dining options.
Our degrees and programs
Facts about us and our programs
All programs focus on Urban Education
Top 5 largest producer of teachers in Indiana
65% Faculty of color
Celebration of students, faculty, staff, & programs
Dr. Kathleen A. King Thorius book to be out in stores June 23, 2023
Dr. Kathleen A. King Thorius book, "Equity Expansive Technical Assistance for Schools"
Dr. Kathleen A. King Thorius has a book coming out this summer.
This book provides a research-based framework for conducting technical assistance, including vignettes and facilitation guides that educational leaders can use to address disproportionality in special education within their local contexts.
Be on the lookout for this book on shelves June 23, 2023.
Transformational alumni awards for SoE leaders
Erin Cassity and Martha Johanson celebrated at the IUPUI Alumni Leaders Dinner on September 22, 2022
SoE Alumni Leaders and other Leaders across campus are acknowledged for their exceptional support of their school.
Erin and Martha are recognized for their success in their field, along with support of and contributions to the IU School of Education at IUPUI.
Martha has also been given recognition for completing six years of service with San Andreas Regional Center in California.
Thank you Erin and Martha for being Transformational Alumni!
SOE alum finalist for "Teacher of the Year"
Mr. DeBard exemplifies the dedication for being a teacher, and with that, has been nominated to be Teacher of the Year in Indiana.
IU School of Education at IUPUI alum, Josh DeBard, has been selected to be in the top 3 finalists for Indiana's "Teacher of the Year" program sponsored by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).
Congratulations to Mr. DeBard!IDOE Teacher of the Year Finalist
PRESS RELEASE: IAAQLI approves grant funding to SoE
SoE receives first-round funding from the Indianapolis African American Quality of Life Initiative to support recruitment of teachers of color.
Funding will support partnerships with Marion County high schools to develop a pipeline for teacher candidates of color focused on ethnic studies.Download press release
Office of Academic Affairs appoints director of equity education
The IUPUI Office of Academic Affairs has appointed Teresa Sosa, associate professor of urban teacher education, as its first director of equity education.
Congratulations to Dr. Sosa in her new role!IUPUI Today Story
Girls STEM featured in magazine article
Girls STEM Program was featured in the newest issue of Insight Into Diversity magazine.
Girls STEM Program, headed by Dr. Morton, was recently featured in the education magazine, Insight Into Diversity. This magazine highlights innovative higher education institutions working to recruit and retain underrepresented individuals in STEM. Congratulations to Dr. Morton and Girls STEM Program!Insight Into Diversity Magazine - Page 61
SOE alumni to donate kidney
TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST, AND CURRENT IPS INSTRUCTOR, ROCIO CISNEROS, TO DONATE KIDNEY TO HELP FELLOW FRIEND.
Ms. Cisneros was recently featured in a WTHR article about her selfless act of donating a kidney to fellow friend. The story highlights her heart and humanity within her community.
Read more about the story on WTHR
SOE congratulates award recipients
ROBIN JACKSON AND TIFFANY S. KYSER, EARNED RECENT AWARDS, SHOWCASING DEDICATION TO IUPUI ALUMNI.
Robin Jackson, Doctoral candidate, is the recipient of the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club’s Rising Star Award. The alumni who receives this recognition exhibits the best of what the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club represents-making a positive, indelible impact on the world.
Learn more about the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club
Tiffany S. Kyser, BS’03, MA’10, PhD’16, was selected as a 2022 recipient of the Maynard K. Hine Medal. The Hine Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association on the IUPUI campus and is presented for “unique and significant contributions” to the IUPUI campus and Alumni Association.
SOE inaugural staff award
KARINA CRUZ AND SHANNA STUCKEY, RECEIVE STAFF AWARD.
Karina Cruz, SOE Graduate Academic Advisor, has been selected for the 2022 Outstanding Staff Award, Rising Staff.
Shanna Stuckey, SOE Director of the Research Office, has been selected for the 2022 Outstanding Staff Award, Senior Staff.
Congratulations to them both!
SOE alum receives local honors
DaMeisha Fleming receives IPS Teacher of Year and WISH-TV Golden Apple Award.
Ms. Fleming, a first grade teacher at James Whitcomb Riley School 43, and currently enrolled in the Ed Leadership program, has received esteemed honors from IPS and WISH-TV in 2022.