The Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) is the voice of public education and educators in Indiana. Our nearly 40,000 members — from college students to retired educators — comprise the Association. ISTA membership offers a collective voice for the education profession and public schools in our communities.

ISTA is an affiliate of the National Education Association (NEA). The resources from NEA and ISTA enable the hundreds of local associations across the state to advocate for their members on issues such as compensation, working conditions, professional development and the well-being of their students.

As an affiliate of NEA, ISTA adheres to a code of ethics that guides our members and our policies.

Thank you for your interest in advancing the mission of the Indiana State Teachers Association. Current openings will be posted below. 

Executive Director

The Executive Director is ISTA's general manager and is charged with adeptly advising the Board, managing and skillfully representing the long-term vision and strategic direction of the Association guided by the ISTA Bylaws, ISTA governing bodies, and local, state and federal laws and regulations. The Executive Director also serves on the Boards of the Indiana Political Action Committee for Education (I-PACE) and the ISTA Foundation, and serves as CEO and Trustee on the I.S.T.A. Insurance Trust (Trust). ISTA is prepared to offer a generous and competitive salary and benefits package consistent with experience, skills and demonstrated abilities.

Please send your resume and letter of application to Patricia Johnson at The application deadline is February 12, 2024. 

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