Teaching Licensure & Endorsements

 

If you have your bachelor's degree and your goal is to become a teacher - we can help. We work with you to help you meet the initial licensure requirements to become an elementary or secondary teacher in Iowa. These programs are available to you at the undergraduate level.

We also offer graduate programs in initial licensure to become a secondary teacher. Please visit our Transition to Teaching and Master of Arts in Teaching program page for more information.

Teaching Endorsements offered at Simpson College

Elementary

Art

American Government (5-12)
American History (5-12)
Art
Biology (5-12)
Business (5-12)
Chemistry (5-12)
Coaching
Early Childhood (Pre-K-3)
Elementary Education (K-6)
English/Language Arts
Health
Instructional Strategist I
Journalism (5-12)
Mathematics
Music
Physical Education
Physics (5-12)
Reading
Science (K-8)
Social Studies (K-8)
Speech Communication/Theatre
World History (5-12)
World Languages (French, German, Spanish)

 

Elementary Endorsement Advisement Sheets (Word files stored and shared on Google Docs)

 

Endorsement Area 102:      K-6 Elementary Education

Endorsement Area 106:      Early Childhood (Birth through 3rd Grade)

Endorsement Area 113:      K - 8 Art

Endorsement Area 119:      K - 8 English/Language Arts

Endorsement Area 123:      K - 8 French

Endorsement Area 125:      K - 8 German    

Endorsement Area 133:      K - 8  Spanish

Endorsement Area 137:      K - 8 Health

Endorsement Area 142:      K - 8 Mathematics

Endorsement Area 144:      K - 8 Music  

Endorsement Area 146:      K - 8 Physical Education

Endorsement Area 148:      K - 8 Reading

Endorsement Area 150:      K - 8 Science

Endorsement Area 162:      K - 8 History

Endorsement Area 164:      K - 8 Social Studies

Endorsement Area 167:      K - 8 Speech Communication/Theatre

Endorsement Area 260:      K - 8 Instructional Strategist I

 

Secondary Endorsement Advisement Sheets (Word files stored and shared on Google Docs)

 

Endorsement Area 114:        5 – 12 Art

Endorsement Area 120:        5 – 12 English/Language Arts

Endorsement Area 124:        5 – 12 French

Endorsement Area 126:        5 – 12 German  

Endorsement Area 134:        5 – 12 Spanish

Endorsement Area 138:        5 - 12 Health

Endorsement Area 141:        5 – 12 Journalism

Endorsement Area 143:        5 – 12 Mathematics

Endorsement Area 145:        5 – 12 Music

Endorsement Area 147:        5 - 12 Physical Education

Endorsement Area 151:        5 – 12 Biology

Endorsement Area 152:        5 – 12 Chemistry

Endorsement Area 154:        5 – 12 General Science

Endorsement Area 156:        5 – 12 Physics

Endorsement Area 157:        5 – 12 (Social Studies) – American Government

Endorsement Area 158:        5 – 12 (Social Studies) – American History

Endorsement Area 160:        5 – 12 (Social Studies) – Economics

Endorsement Area 163:        5 – 12 (Social Studies) – Psychology

Endorsement Area 165:        5 – 12 (Social Studies) – Sociology

Endorsement Area 166:        5 – 12 (Social Studies) – World History

Endorsement Area 168:        5 – 12 Speech Communication/Theatre

Endorsement Area 261:        5 - 12 Instructional Strategist I

Endorsement Area 1171:      5 - 12 All Business


Questions? Email the Director of Graduate Teacher Education Programs, Marcy Hahn, or call at 515-961-1389.

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