Information for Iowa College and University officials

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information and a Directory of Programs in Iowa can be found on the Department of Education website (Under Practitioner Programs in Iowa)

Endorsements Available at Specific Colleges and Universities

Recommending Official Update


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Institutional Reports - Curriculum Exhibit Sheets
Directions and Table of Contents - (HTML, Word, PDF)
Rules & State Standards
Rules Governing Teacher and Administrator Preparation Programs -

Rules Governing Teacher Intern License -

Administrator Standards

Teaching Standards

National Standards
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (INTASC)

Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC)