School Support - Substitute Authorization Print This Page
Holders of the substitute authorization may serve as a substitute in any grade level, any subject.
Iowa Board of Educational Examiners
701 E. Court Ave Suite A
Des Moines IA, 50319(map)Greg Horstmanngreg.firstname.lastname@example.org
P: (515) 281-3587
F: (515) 281-7669
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- Code Citation
- Who Applies
- Anyone seeking to serve as a substitute teacher who has not completed a teacher preparation program.
- When To Apply
- 4-6 weeks prior to the start of employment.
- Initial Requirements
- Associate's degree or 60 semester hours from a from a college or university accredited through an agency approved by the U.S. Dept. of Education and the completion of a substitute authorization workshop/course.
Must be 21 years of age.
- 5 years.
- Processing Time
- 4-6 weeks.
- Fee Structure
- $85 to apply
$75 background check for new applicants
$95 to renew
- Renewal Requirements
- 2 renewal credits and the mandatory reporter trainings for child and dependent adult abuse.
- Additional Information