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Substitute Authorization

Lic/Auth Type: 
Requirements - First Issuance: 

Bachelor's degree or higher and the completion of an approved substitute authorization course. 

5 years

Substitute teach for a contracted teacher out on leave in any subject grades PK-12. Cannot serve as a long-term substitute. Limited to 5 days in a row and 10 days within a month in the same assignment. Cannot fill open positions. 


2 renewal credits and the mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse.


Yes - if more time is needed to complete renewal requirements.

Printed from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners website on April 19, 2021 at 3:20am.