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Why Join the Indiana State Teachers Association?

We harness the power of our collective voice to ensure you have a seat at the table and your voice is heard. ISTA is leading the Red For Ed movement to increase funding for public education and professional salaries for educators.

Whether it’s representation at the bargaining table, legal support or advocacy, we’re here for you. ISTA provides advice and professional advocacy on a range of issues you face as an educator including salary, evaluation support, contract compliance and enforcement and retirement.

ISTA supports the unique needs of aspiring and retired educators. Students and retired educators should join using these links.

Join the nearly 40,000 ISTA members, and never walk alone.

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There are always people that support you and teach you about what ISTA does.

- Nicole Brubaker, Jr./Sr. High School Teacher

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We're doing the right thing for public education.

- Alexis Tinkel, Middle School Special Education Teacher

ISTA helps give you that peace of mind, knowing that there's someone out there on your side, advocating for your issues.

- Tim Barr, High School Teacher

What Does ISTA Membership Include?

Supporting Your Contract

ISTA membership supports contract negotiations for fair salary and benefits.


We advocate in the Statehouse to protect traditional, community public schools.

Legal Benefits

Our Association provides legal representation and liability insurance.

Professional Support

We offer professional development, so you can excel in your career.

Member Benefits

Through ISTA, find discounts on services and at national retailers

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