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Earn your Substitute Teaching License

July 30, 2013

If you are interested in the field of education, being a substitute teacher is a great opportunity to explore this career option, enjoy a flexible schedule, and play an integral role in your communities’ education system.

  • To be a substitute teacher in Iowa, you will need to:
  • Complete a substitute authorization program at an Area Education Agency (AEA)
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have earned a bachelor’s degree or a paraprofessional certificate
  • Complete an Iowa and national criminal history background check
  • Submit your application to the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

To enroll in the next Substitute Authorization class at the Mississippi Bend AEA, click this link

Registration closes August 5!

If you need more information, please contact the staff development department at 563-344-6481.

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