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Requirements - First Issuance

Hold an initial, standard, master or regional exchange teaching license, have a position offer in a new endorsement area, and have 1/2 of the required coursework complete.


2 academic years, June 30 expiration


Full teaching instruction within grade levels and endorsements listed on the license. 


Yes - one emergency extension is available if coursework progress has been made during the term of the Class B license.


No, but once coursework is complete, applicants should apply to add the endorsement.

All courses taken through a single Iowa college

Courses taken out of state or through multiple colleges

Other Information

Main license must be valid in order for the conditional license to be valid.

Educational Licensure Office & Staff Directory

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Office Location:
701 E Court Ave,  Suite A
Des Moines, IA  50309

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners Office