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Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

School Administration Manager Authorization

Lic/Auth Type
Requirements - First Issuance

Completion of the approved training and one year of SAM experience including verified competencies.

5 years

Non-instructional administrative duties


3 semester hours of credit through authorized SAM training or online training courses approved by the BoEE/DE. Mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse is required.


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