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This guide will lead you to link for articles, books, statistics, reference materials, and websites concerning topics in education.

Teacher Certification

Forms, testing standards, and guidelines available for current and future educators in the state

University of Kentucky College of Education website provides links to teacher certication requirements for all states

The Indiana Department of Education and the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson are seeking Indiana educators who wish to participate in test development activities for the new Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure (PK-12).

New standards adopted in 2013!

CAEP advances excellence in educator preparation through evidence-based accreditation that assures quality and supports continuous improvement to strengthen P-12 student learning




Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education
Searchable & browsable database database presents standards for primary, upper elementary, middle school, and high school levels in a number of content areas

International Reading Association
Overview of professional standards for reading educators, for student learning in reading and Enlish language arts and the assessment of reading

International Society for Technology in Education
National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for students, teachers and administrators

National Council for the Social Studies
Draft of national curriculum standards for social studies, links to state standards for history and social studies searchable by state and grade and standards for social studies teachers

National Council of Teachers of English
English/language arts standards for elementary, middle and secondary schools

National Council for Teachers of Mathematics
Standards and curriculum focal points for prekindergarten through 8th grade mathematics

National Association for Music Education
A statement of what every young American in K12 should know and be able to do in four arts disciplines—dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts

National Science Teachers Association
Full-text of NSTA Standards for Science Teachers, standards for high quality K12 science programs and links to information about K12 science standards

National Association for the Education of Young Children  NAEYC's mission is to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children with primary focus on the provision of educational and developmental services and resources (NAEYC Bylaws, Article I., Section 1.1). 

State Standards

Common Core