Category Archives: licensure

PELSB: Equity Alliance MN, University of St. Thomas offering Cultural Competency Trainings in October

All teachers renewing a license in 2020 will need to provide evidence they have completed cultural competency training as one of their license renewal requirements. Both Equity Alliance MN and the University of St. Thomas will be offering separate PELSB-approved … Continue reading

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PELSB: Reminders for districts on license applications

The Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) is continuing to process teacher license applications as quickly as possible during the start of the 2019-20 school year. PELSB staff are reminding all districts and schools supporting Tier 1 applicants … Continue reading

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State licensing board seeking comments on rule amendments

The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) is requesting comments on its possible rule amendments to licensing and academic standards rules (found in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 8710). Visit the PELSB website for details.

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PELSB waives posting requirement for internal hires seeking out-of-field-permission

The Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) recently waived the posting requirement for internal hires seeking out-of-field-permission until the board revises Minnesota Rules part 8710.0320. Visit http://www.mnmsba.org/Portals/0/PELSB-Resolution-June2019.pdf to view PELSB’s complete resolution.

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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 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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PELSB seeking superintendent, teacher to fill open board seats

The Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board will have open seats when the terms of two members expire on January 1, 2019. PELSB encourages members of the public to submit applications for consideration to serve on the PELSB Board. … Continue reading

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