RAPIL program attracts talented professionals to teaching

The University of Northern Iowa, The University of Iowa and Iowa State University have collaborated to design the Regents Alternative Pathway to Iowa Licensure (RAPIL) program to provide innovative and high quality opportunities for individuals wishing to teach. 

Please complete the Interest Form to express your interest in the program and/or ask any questions you may have. We will contact you with additional details and information about how to get started.

What is the purpose of the program?

The University of Northern Iowa, University of Iowa and Iowa State University designed the Regents Alternative Pathway to Iowa Licensure (RAPIL) to help talented professionals answer the call to teach. RAPIL allows the participant to be a salaried teacher in a secondary Iowa school, on a Teacher Intern License, for one year. Upon successful completion of the internship year and all program requirements, the candidate is recommended for the Initial Teaching License.