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Teaching and Leading in Iowa

The Praxis® tests help Iowa educators demonstrate their knowledge of content, pedagogy and instructional skills for the classroom. These tests are important components of Iowa's licensure and certification process and include:

  • Praxis® Subject Assessments — tests that measure general and subject-specific content knowledge that you need for beginning teaching

Learn more about teaching and leading in Iowa.

Overview

Test Requirements In Your State

Make sure you're taking the right tests for each area of certification you seek.

The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin

Familiarize yourself with the registration process, test day procedures, score reporting and more.

Ready to Take a Praxis Test?

Find out how you can register online, by mail or by phone.

Iowa Board of Educational Examiners

The Iowa Board of Educational Examiners determines Iowa's certification requirements, eligibility standards, Praxis passing score requirements and reciprocity agreements. For more information about Iowa's approved educator preparation programs or testing requirements, visit their website.

Visit the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners website

Other Programs Used in Iowa

PPAT®

Tracks your professional learning experience and performanceLearn more the PPAT assessment