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Substitute License

Lic/Auth Type: 
Requirements - First Issuance: 

Held or eligible to hold an Iowa teaching license. 

5 years

Substitute teach for a contracted teacher out on leave in any subject grades PK-12. May serve in one position up to 90 days (long-term sub). Cannot fill open positions. 


30 days of substitute teaching during the term of the license, or one year of teaching experience, or one renewal credit; no more than five years old 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 5:11am.