Adopted and Filed

Preservice substitute authorization, 22.2(4)

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ARC 4635C


Adopted and Filed

Rule making related to preservice substitute authorization

The Educational Examiners Board hereby amends Chapter 22, "Authorizations," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 272.2.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code section 272.2.

Purpose and Summary

This amendment creates a new preservice substitute authorization to allow certain teacher preparation candidates to serve as substitute teachers.

Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making

Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on June 19, 2019, as ARC 4501C. A public hearing was held on July 10, 2019, at 1 p.m. in Room 3 Southwest, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, Iowa. No one attended the public hearing. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.

Adoption of Rule Making

This rule making was adopted by the Board on August 7, 2019.

Fiscal Impact

This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.


Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 282—Chapter 6.

Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee

The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).

Effective Date

This rule making will become effective on October 2, 2019.

The following rule-making action is adopted:

Adopt the following new subrule 22.2(4):

22.2(4) Preservice substitute authorization. A nonrenewable preservice substitute authorization may be issued to applicants who do not meet the requirements in subrule 22.2(1) but who are enrolled in a state-approved Iowa teacher preparation program.

a. Requirements. Eligible applicants for the preservice substitute authorization shall meet the following requirements:

(1)Recommendation from the designated recommending official at the Iowa institution where the applicant is enrolled as a teacher preparation candidate. The recommending official will verify the following for each applicant:

1.Full admission into a teacher preparation program, which must include passing scores on entry assessments.

2.Junior or senior standing.

3.Exemplary classroom readiness as identified by the teacher preparation program.

(2)Background check. Applicants must complete the background check requirements set forth in rule 282—13.1(272).

(3)Minimum age. Applicants must have attained a minimum age of 21 years.

b. Validity. The preservice substitute authorization is valid for a maximum of two years. Holders of this authorization may not use substituting experience to supplant required field experiences or student teaching. This authorization may not be renewed or extended.

[Filed 8/8/19, effective 10/2/19]

[Published 8/28/19]

Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 8/28/19.

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