We are stronger together.


Why Join the Indiana State Teachers Association?

It’s our mission to ensure educators have a seat at the table. 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.

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We are stronger together.The more union members, the more the Association can do to improve conditions for all.

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ISTA is the one organization looking out for public educators, our schools, our students and their families.

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We are Indiana’s public-school educators – and no one is fighting harder every day, for the best public schools for Indiana’s kids.

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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