The following are the steps necessary for earning your school counseling certification in Iowa:
Fulfill educational requirements through one of the following avenues:
Additional educational coursework involve the following:
- Complete an approved human relations component
- Complete an approved exceptional learner component
- Complete all course work required by the Board of Educational Examiners for an Iowa School Counseling license. (This will vary from person to person based upon previous educational course work taken.)
Call Linda Espey at the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners number for more information: (515) 725-2146
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You will also need to complete a minimum 100 hours of supervised practicum and 500 hours of supervised internship experiences involving a variety of usual school counseling activities. This requirement should be addressed by your school counseling program provider.
Contact the Iowa Department of Education in order to make sure you have everything in order to become certified by calling (515) 281-3245.