| Iowa Workforce Information Network||July 27, 2014|
|License Title: School Teacher|
License Description: Teachers prepare lesson plans, grade papers and examinations, and lead classroom discussions; deliver classroom presentations using a variety of instructional materials such as: films, slides, overhead projectors and computer terminals; participate in workshops and enroll in college courses to keep informed of current teaching techniques; meet with parents and school personnel; and, may supervise extracurricular activities.
Teachers are categorized into three broad areas: 1) elementary, 2) secondary, and 3) special education.
Authorizing Statute: Code of Iowa, Chapter 272
Requirements for License:An applicant seeking a teaching license must have a bachelor's degree and recommendation from an institution with an approved practitioner preparation program.
Six semester hours of continuing education are required every five years for renewal of a teacher license.
Duration: Five Years
|When:||Beyond the necessary level of education, there are no examinations to pass in order to obtain a teaching certificate.|
State Board of Educational Examiners
Grimes State Office Building
400 E 14th St
Des Moines IA 50319