Time Frame Event Credit
Hours
Field
Experience
Rec for
license
By May 1
  • Application deadline
     
May
  • Applicant interviews
  • Cohort selected
     
July-August
  • Apply for admission for coursework
  • Complete background check
     
October-Dec
  • Course 1 - Introduction to Education and RAPIL
  • Course 2 - Topics in Teaching and Learning
6 15 contact hours  
January-March
  • Course 3 - Learning and Instruction course
  • Apply for Substitute Authorization or Coaching Authorization
4 25 contact hours  
March-May
  • Course 4 - Instructional Planning
4 25 contact hours  
May-June
  • Course 5 - Creating Classroom Conducive to Learning
3    
 
  • Successfully complete all endorsement requirements
  • Accept teaching contract offer to complete internship
    Recommended for Intern License when all requirements have been met
Internship: Fall
August-December
  • Internship Semester 1
  • Course 6 - Seminar
  • Course 7 - Learning Communities
  • Pass PRAXIS II Subject Assessment
6 Internship (May not teach without Intern License from State of Iowa)
Internship: Spring
January-April
  • Internship Semester 2
  • Course 8 - Seminar
  • Course 9 - Secondary Methods
6 Internship  
April-May
  • Completion Ceremony
  • Pass PPAT
  • Apply for Initial Iowa Licensure
    Recommended for Initial License when all requirements have been met