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This page has information and resources available to educators from the Iowa state department of eduction.


State Education Agency (State DOE)

Iowa Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
Phone: (515) 281-3436
Fax: (515) 281-4122
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.iowa.gov/educate


State Child Care Licensing Office

Division of Children and Family Services (Iowa)
State Department of Human Services
Hoover State Office Building
1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: (515) 281-5521
Fax: (515) 242-6036
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/Consumers/Child_Care/ChildCareMenu.html


State Director of Special Education

Bureau of Student and Family Support Services (Iowa)
State Department of Education
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146
Phone: (515) 281-3176
Fax: (515) 242-6019
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.iowa.gov/educate/


State Grant Agency

Iowa College Student Aid Commission
Fourth Floor
200 10th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309-3609
Phone: (515) 725-3400
Toll-Free: (800) 383-4222
Toll-Free Restrictions: IA residents only
Fax: (515) 725-3401
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.iowacollegeaid.org/


Teacher Salary Survey 2007

Iowa ranked 38th in the nation for its average teacher salary in 2006-07, according to the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2007.

The average teacher salary in Iowa for the 2006-07 school year was $42,922-a five percent increase from the previous year. Iowa was ranked 39th in the nation for beginning teacher salaries, at $30,331, an increase of 6.4 percent from 2005-06.

In Iowa, the average salary for charter school teachers was $40,391; beginning charter school teachers’ salaries averaged $29,464.

Traditional public school teacher salaries for other states in the Plains Region ranked as follows: Kansas was ranked 37th in the nation, at $43,318; Nebraska was 43rd, at $42,044; Missouri was 46th, at $40,384; North Dakota was 48th, at $38,586; and South Dakota had the lowest average teacher salary in the nation, at $35,378.

California had the highest average teacher salary, at $63,640.


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