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Teaching & Learning


Answers to frequently asked questions about teaching and learning in Iowa.

ISEA Academy

Get details about the ISEA Professional Development Academy courses available for re-licensure or graduate credit.

Resources for Beginning Teachers

Information and tips to help get your career off to a great start.

Journey to Excellence

A mentoring and induction model that focuses learning projects for beginning educators on each of the Iowa Teaching Standards.

Teacher Quality Committees

Information to help TQC members monitor and implement the state’s Teacher Quality Program.

Iowa Core

Everything you need to know about implementing the state’s Core Curriculum.


National Board Certification

We offer resources and support for teachers seeking National Board Certification, the rigorous assessment process designed to recognize highly accomplished teaching practices.

Teacher Licensure and Evaluation

What you need to know to achieve and retain your Iowa teaching license.

NEA Academy

Whether you’re a new or veteran teacher or an Education Support Professional, the NEA Academy will meet your needs for improving your knowledge and skills.

Classroom Tips and Lesson Plans

Practical teacher-tested classroom ideas and lesson plans that work.

Grants and Awards

Opportunities for educators, students, schools, and communities.


Resources for Parents

Tips and resources to help parents help their kids get the most out of school.


Iowa Partners in Learning

A coalition of citizens and organizations that support public deliberation in Iowa.


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