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Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

New Renewal Requirements

Beginning July 1, 2023, HF 672 will eliminate renewal credit requirements for licensed educators who have completed a master’s degree or higher and have at least 10 years of licensed experience in education.

Requirements for eligibility:

  • Completed a master’s degree or higher.
  • Served at least 10 years in education
    • Any PK-12 education experience in which a BoEE license is required
    • Can also include out of state or out of country education experience
    • Education experience does not need to be after the higher degree has been earned
  • Requirements at the time of application for renewal:
    • Valid Mandatory Reporter for Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse certificates.
    • Verification of degree. (official transcripts from college/university).
    • Verification of 10 years or more of education (letters on school letterhead from current/previous school districts)
    • Administrators and evaluators will also need to include verification of Evaluator Training less than 10 years old.