ISTA Aspiring Educators' annual community partnership event is Outreach to Teach (O2T). This annual event rewards a deserving public school with a makeover. Aspiring Educators, in partnership with education community members, spends a day cleaning, painting, decorating, landscaping and more!


Outreach to Teach 2025 is tentatively scheduled for April 12, 2025

Nominations for Outreach to Teach 2025 are due by May 15. Eligible school districts for O2T 2025 are in AE Region 4

When submitting a nomination, please keep the following in mind: 

  • Feasibility of tasks to be completed in one day by volunteers.
  • School demographics and needs. 
  • Community support available. 
  • Accommodation availability for volunteers traveling great distances. 
  • Variety of projects to distribute volunteers throughout campus. 
  • School corporation and local association investment in the project. 


For more information on the nomination process, contact Angela Miller at


Thank you to all the volunteers who made Outreach to Teach 2024 at Parke Heritage Middle School a success! View photos from O2T 2024 on Flickr.