Welcome from Dean Balch

If you are passionate about positively impacting others, you have come to the right place. Welcome to Indiana State University and the Bayh College of Education. We are faculty and staff who are committed to academic excellence. It is with great pride that the College continues to fulfill its mission in preparing, promoting, and advancing education and human service professionals for a diverse and ever-changing world. In the Bayh College of Education, we value student success, social justice and diversity, honesty, collegiality, caring for others, responsibility, and openness to change. We want to prepare you to be the best you can be so that you can make a difference.

To meet your needs, we offer a variety of programs that range from teacher education and educational administration to speech-language pathology, counseling, and higher education administration and student affairs. In addition to our academic program offerings, the Bayh College of Education is home to the Norma and William Grosjean Clinic, Blumberg Center, Indiana Principal Leadership InstituteCenter for Mathematics Education, and a four-star NAEYC-accredited Early Childhood Education Center.

Our dedicated and caring faculty and staff are here to support your learning. You will have access to timely advising and rigorous and relevant programming, including engaging with high-quality content in clinically based learning experiences. In addition, you have the opportunity to join one or more of our professional student organizations. You may even choose to participate in global educational experiences and faculty-led study abroad trips to locations around the world. In recent years, we have traveled to India, Ireland, China, Australia, Thailand, and South Africa.

We invite you to visit our website often to see what we are about. We welcome you to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter at @ISU_BCOE.  If you have questions or would like to schedule a visit, please feel free to contact our Office of Education Student Services at (812) 237-3131. Any of the faculty, staff would be happy to meet with you and provide you with any additional information. Thank you for your interest in the Bayh College of Education and Go Trees!

Bradley Balch, PhD
Bayh College of Education

Contact BCOE Dean's Office

401 North 7th Street
Indiana State University 
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Phone: 812-237-2888 
Fax: 812-237-4348