Category Archives: licensure

Sen. Pratt’s amendment would delay implementation of new tiered licensure system

Sen. Eric Pratt successfully amended the Senate education omnibus bill (SF 3086) on Tuesday, May 1. Sen. Pratt’s amendment includes language that delays implementation of the new tiered licensure system until September 1, 2018. This delay affects the four tiers, … Continue reading

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Teacher licensing rulemaking meetings open to the public

Source: Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) has announced that its two upcoming rulemaking meetings are open to the public. These meetings will provide input on proposed rules regarding the issuance, validity and … Continue reading

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Study group explores governance of teacher licensure, development of tiered system

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure met for the fifth time on Tuesday, October 25. The group — made up of six state senators and six state representatives — is discussing concerns raised by the Office of the Legislator … Continue reading

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Minnesota legislators submit proposals for restructuring teacher licensure system

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure met Thursday, September 29, in St. Paul, to hear three proposals to reform the licensing agencies responsible for licensure and create a tiered licensure system. First, were the proposals to reform the licensing … Continue reading

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Educator licensure study group hears concerns from testifiers

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure began their second meeting — held Tuesday, August 23, in St. Paul — with testimony from stakeholders. The testimony consisted of strong opposition to consolidating the governance models for licensure of superintendents and … Continue reading

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