Iowa law states that an applicant for teacher licensure shall be disqualified for any of the following reasons:
- The applicant has been convicted of child abuse or sexual abuse of a child.
- The applicant has been convicted of a felony.
- The applicant's application is fraudulent.
- The applicant's license or certification from another state is suspended or revoked.
For further clarification of this law, contact the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners or the Iowa Administrative Code (Chapters 25 and 26 on Professional Practices and Ethics).
For questions regarding adding endorsements, licensure renewal, and coaching authorization, visit the Board of Educational Examiners website or contact Teresa Kahler.