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Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

Initial School Administration Manager Authorization

Lic/Auth Type
Requirements - First Issuance

High school or high school equivalency diploma

3 years

Non-instructional administrative duties


One renewal is available with proof of employment as a SAM. No credits are required. Mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse is required.


Apply for the Standard School Administration Manager Authorization upon completion of the required training, one year of experience as listed on BEDS, and met competencies.