Iowa Teachers, News and Statistics
National Teacher of the Year Award
- 1958 - Jean Listebarger Humphrey - Second Grade, Edwards Elementary, Ames, Iowa
To be the best Iowa teacher, you must model excellence. Accelerate your teaching career by earning your Masters Degree, PhD, or Administrative Credentials.
Good News in Iowa for Schools
- Iowa Honored for Work on 21st Century Skills... [Read More]
- Governor Announces Statewide Preschool Grants... [Read More]
- Iowa Awarded $8.8 million for Education Data System... [Read More]
Iowa Teacher’s Salary Statistics and Benefits
- Iowa teachers have a starting salary of $32,895
- Iowa teachers have an average salary of $49,844
- The 10 year growth in salary is 36.6%
- Iowa Teachers get about 15 weeks of vacation every year
- It takes an Iowa Teacher 3 years to be eligible for their tenure
Iowa Department of Education
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