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Laws and Regulations

281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.5(3) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 1-6.

281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.5(4) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 7-8.

281--Iowa Administrative Code 12.5(5) describes mathematics instruction at grade levels 9-12.

Requirements for Teaching Endorsements in Mathematics

In Iowa, teacher licensure is handled by the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners.

The Iowa Core in Mathematics

Visit the Iowa Core website to view the statewide academic expectations for all K -12 students in the area of mathematics.

Iowa Core Mathematics Resources

These pages are dedicated to resources to support Iowa Core Mathematics.

Mathematics Network and Communities

The following networks and communities are for different educator stakeholder groups who support math in Iowa. They allow for information to be streamlined better to groups who will find it pertinent to their work. Communities are topic focused for deeper dives into standards, instruction, and number sense to support the implementation of the Iowa Core Mathematics Standards - Content and Practice.

Links  to sign-ups for the network, communities, and G+ communities can be found on  the  websites below under “Join” tab.


Statewide Mathematics Leadership Team

Mathematics and Science Partnerships

This program is designed to improve student academic achievement in mathematics and science by funding partnerships through a competitive grant process.

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics (PAEMST)

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) is the highest award a kindergarten - 12th grade mathematics or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States.


Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on May 25, 2018 at 9:28am.