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The Minnesota School Boards Association, a leading advocate for public education, supports, promotes and strengthens the work of public school boards.

PELSB offering teacher mentorship training program, more cultural competency training dates

The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) will be holding a “train-the-trainer” teacher mentorship training program in August in an effort to help Minnesota school districts and charter schools comply with new teacher mentorship requirements. The training will provide … Continue reading

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PELSB looking for administrators for new teacher mentor program; sign-up deadline is 5 p.m. May 17

Source: Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) is looking for school or school district administrators that are interested in helping to improve the resources available to Minnesota teachers to improve … Continue reading

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Gov. Walz orders flags at half-staff on May 15 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day

Gov. Tim Walz has directed all flags at state and federal buildings in Minnesota to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in honor and remembrance of peace officers who have been killed or … Continue reading

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PELSB office moving to new location

The Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) is moving to its new office location at Bandana Square in St. Paul. During the move, the PELSB office will be closed starting today (May 13) through May 16. The PELSB … Continue reading

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House-Senate education conference committee gets to work on Monday, May 6

The House-Senate Conference Committee for the Omnibus E-12 Education Finance Bill (HF 2400) is scheduled to have its first meeting 2 p.m. Monday, May 6, in Room 5 of the State Office Building. The State Office Building is located at … Continue reading

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Daily Education Bill Introductions — April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 See the Senate and House education bill introductions below for April 23, 2019. Visit The MSBA Advocate for updates each day bills are introduced. House Education Bill Introductions April 23rd 2019 No bills were introduced in … Continue reading

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Commissioner Ricker to visit Forest Lake High School to tour CTE programs and discuss education budget

Source: Minnesota Department of Education On Monday, April 22, Education Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker will visit Forest Lake High School to tour their Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs and host a roundtable discussion with school district leaders, teachers, students, … Continue reading

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