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Yes, you would need to have an Elementary license that allows you to teach Kindergarten through 6th grade and you would need an endorsement to teach PreK to 3rd grade, specifically.
You would complete the IHCC Associate of Arts in Early Childhood Teacher Licensure program and transfer those credits to an accredited 4-year institution with an Education program. There, complete years 3 and 4 of their program. Once all required components of their program is complete, apply at the Iowa Department of Education for your licensure.
IHCC Early Childhood Teacher Licensure program is 18 months long. Years 3 and 4 may take you anywhere from 18 months to 30 months depending on your intended outcome.
Yes, you would complete the background check early in the IHCC program.
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Deb Vos, Program Director, Education
Indian Hills Community College
525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501
(641) 683-5111 ext. 1835 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1835