Web Resources

Government Links
  • Iowa Department of Education @ http://educateiowa.gov contains Iowa Department of Education news updates, grant opportunities, programs and publications, school law index, and links to school AEAs and higher education institutions.
  • U.S. Department of Education @ www.ed.gov.

State Licensure Links
  • Iowa Board of Educational Examiners Homepage: Iowa DE @ http://www.iowa.gov/boee/ provides links to the Infoline, application materials for licensure and renewal, requirements for licenses, information on the coaching authorization, adding endorsements, and the licensure rules.
  • Illinois State Board of Education - Teacher Certification www.isbe.state.il.us provides links to information on Illinois learning standards and assessment, professional preparation, certification and certificate renewal, the statewide reading initiative, current news and events, legislation, and more.
  • Minnesota - Teacher Licensing @ http://education.state.mn.us/med/index.html provides links to the Minnesota education license system including part-time licensure, adding a field, license renewal, teacher testing, and human relations requirement.
  • Missouri - Teacher Certification @http://dese.mo.gov provides links to information on Missouri teacher certification including grade point requirements, qualifying scores on PRAXIS, and request for applications materials.
  • Nebraska Department of Educationhttp://www.education.ne.gov provides links to the various services available including information on requirements for fingerprinting, various levels of licensure, approved training programs, and Nebraska schools.
  • Wisconsin Teacher Education and Licensing Home Page @ http://tepdl.dpi.wi.gov/ provides information about Teacher Education and Licensing in Wisconsin including license information, application procedures, renewal requirements, and other relevant information.

Other Links
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) @ www.aacte.org contains information about the AACTE, an organization of colleges and universities with practitioner preparation programs.  The site also includes links to educational sites, organizations, resources, and publications @ www.aacte.org/links.html.
  • The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development @ www.ascd.org/ offers on-line discussion forums and research articles on current educational issues.
  • The Council for Exceptional Children www.cec.sped.org/ assists teachers, school administrators and related service providers to appropriately implement best practices in special education.
  • International Reading Association www.reading.org aims to provide descriptions of effective reading practices around the world.
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children www.naeyc.org/DAP provides principles and guidelines for best practices in the care of education of young children.
  • National Council for the Social Studies www.socialstudies.org provides the national curriculum standards for social studies and a framework for teaching best practice in the field.
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics @ http://www.nctm.org/ serves math teachers, math educators, and administrators by providing math resources and professional development opportunities.
  • National Science Teachers Association www.nsta.org/ provides an extensive collection of information about the teaching of science.
  • Music Teachers National Association www.mtna.org provides the national standards for music education and resources related to best practice.
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