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Limited Teaching

Requirements - First Issuance

Foreign language native speaker, bachelors degree, passing Praxis II content test in native language, position offer, and after a diligent search, the district shows that no properly endorsed applicants were available.


3 years


Limited to language listed on the authorization. Not eligible for conditional licensure. 


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


Apply for the Native Language Teaching Authorization upon completion of the required coursework.

Educational Licensure Office & Staff Directory

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Office Location:
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Des Moines, IA  50309

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