Praxis II ® Subject Assessments

Praxis II Requirements as of June 2022

Effective June 13, 2022, Iowa Department of Education no longer requires Praxis II exams as a part of the Iowa licensure requirements.

BVU alumni who did not seek licensure at the time of graduation can now apply for Iowa licensure.  Alumni may contact Angela Hunter ( with questions about this change and steps to apply for Iowa licensure.

Current teacher candidates will no longer need to seek completion of Praxis II requirements for Iowa licensure.  Candidates with questions about this change can contact Leah Schimmer (Storm Lake), ( or the Education Coordinator/Advisor at their site.

This legislative change applies only to Iowa licensure.  Individuals desiring licensure in a state other than Iowa should contact the Department of Education in that state. 

For additional questions:

  • Test Scores/Praxis Database Administration: Leah Schimmer, Student Professional Experiences Coordinator, email -, phone - 712.749.2156.
  • Licensure: Angela Hunter, Director of Teacher Education Programs, email-, phone - 712.749.1997.