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Laws and Regulations

281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.5(3) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 1–6.

281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.5(4) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 7–8.

281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.5(5) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 9–12.

Mathematics Teaching Endorsements

In Iowa, teacher licensure is handled by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners. For the requirements for teaching endorsements in mathematics, use the following links:

K-12 Mathematics Standards

View the statewide academic standards for Iowa K-12 students in mathematics.

Mathematics Resources

Resources in mathematics instruction, assessment and professional development that support students in meeting Iowa academic standards.

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics (PAEMST)

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest award a K–12 mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.