Iowa Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

The state of Iowa offers various levels of certification to out-of-state condidates depending on how much experience and education the candidate has received so far. Learn more about the process of applying for a teaching certification as an out-of-state educator, or individual who has completed a teacher education program out-of-state, by exploring the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners website, or call (515) 281-3245.

The following are member states of the NASDTEC Interstate Agreement who have signed reciprocity agreements with Iowa.

Alabama Louisiana North Carolina Washington
Arizona Maine North Dakota West Virginia
Arkansas Maine Ohio Wisconsin
California Michigan Oklahoma Wyoming
Colorado Missouri Oregon  
Delaware Montana Pennsylvania  
Florida Nebraska South Carolina  
Georgia Nevada South Dakota  
Hawaii New Hampshire Tennessee  
Idaho New Jersey Texas  
Illinois New Mexico Utah  
Kansas New York Virginia  

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