Due to technical issues, we ask that all T.E.A.C.H. applications be submitted using the fillable PDF below for the foreseeable future. We apologize deeply for the inconvenience.

Save PDF to your desktop before completing the application. Use the desktop Application to complete and submit.

Applications may either be mailed to Iowa AEYC (6200 Aurora Ave Ste 605E, Urbandale, IA 50322) or emailed to teach@iowaaeyc.org.

Our counselors regularly check for new applications. If you believe that you had previously submitted your application on our online form, but haven’t heard back from us, please give us a call at 515.331.8000 x113.

Application Deadlines

Fall term: July 15

Spring term: November 15

Summer term: April 30

Here are the documents you should take the time to collect, both from your program and from yourself, before starting the T.E.A.C.H. application:

  • A Copy of your program’s HHS license or registration certificate
  • A Copy of your program’s QRS/IQ4K certificate (if applicable)
  • A Copy of your program’s NAEYC/NAFCC accreditation (if applicable)
  • A form of personal Income verification (current paycheck stub, Schedule C, etc.)
  • Financial aid (FAFSA) proof of application (not applicable to CDA assessment or applicants who have obtained a bachelor’s degree)
  • Copy of prior college transcript (can be unofficial)
  • W9 (PDF)
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