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Laws and Regulations
Iowa Administrative Code 281-12.5(3) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 1–6.
Iowa Administrative Code 281-12.5(4) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 7–8.
Iowa Administrative Code 281-12.5(5) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 9–12.
Mathematics Update: The Only Subject That Counts
Mathematics Update: The Only Subject That Counts is a newsletter for mathematics educators.
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-8 Mathematics
- 5-8 Algebra for H.S. Credit
- 5-8 Middle School Mathematics
- 5-12 Mathematics
- 5-12 Basic Mathematics
BEDS Information - Links to a Board of Educational Examiners webpage with a link spreadsheet listing subject/course BEDS codes and the endorsements that permit you to teach them.
K-12 Mathematics Standards
View the statewide academic standards for Iowa K-12 students in mathematics.
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.