We're All In

Becoming a member of ISTA connects you with a movement of educators supporting kids and public schools.


Why Join the Indiana State Teachers Association?

Whether you’ve been a teacher for one day or 40 years, now is the time to band together. Through the Red For Ed movement, ISTA members have advocated for and won historic investments in K – 12 public education and a commitment to raising teacher salaries. And we’re not finished! Join the nearly 40,000 educators who are all in for kids and public schools.

Your membership not only gives you a voice statewide but at your bargaining table for improved working and student learning conditions, in your classroom through high-quality professional development, in your community on social justice issues that affect your students and more. An ISTA membership can support you throughout your career.

ISTA supports the unique needs of retired educators. Retired educators should join using this link.

We're all in for members!

Watch Gianna's Video

"ISTA helped amplify my voice."

- Gianna Mesarina, Kindergarten Teacher

Watch RaeAnn's Video

"You can make connections with people from all over the state in ISTA."

- RaeAnn Wintin, High School Resource Teacher

Watch Rhea's Story

"Because of the union, we were able to get more nurses. We now have a nurse in every building."

- Rhea Yoder, School Nurse

What Does ISTA Membership Include?

Collective Bargaining

Guiding local associations to negotiate the best possible contract while advocating for expanded bargaining rights to improve working and learning conditions.

Red For Ed

Advocating for increased classroom funding and educator salaries and improving professional respect for educators through expanded bargaining rights.

Legal Support

Safeguarding your rights to workplace and employment protections. Offering liability insurance, guidance, advice and, if necessary, legal representation.

Professional Development and Leadership Training

Supporting your career advancement and aspirations through resources, training and conferences.

Savings and Discounts

Improving your buying power by partnerships with national vendors, retailers and more to save you money.

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Need help joining? Click below for more information. If you want further support or have questions about membership, contact the ISTA Member Resource Center.