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Teacher mentorship and retention grant applications due by December 18

Source: Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) During the 2019 legislative session, the Minnesota Legislature designated PELSB as the administrator of a grant to support efforts for teacher mentorship and retention of effective teachers. The Teacher Mentorship and … Continue reading

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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 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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Teacher licensure bills slated for House Education Policy Committee

The House Education Policy Committee is scheduled to discuss a trio of teacher licensure bills (HF 1116, HF 1415 and HF 1329) during its hearing set for 10 a.m. Monday, March 4, at the State Office Building in St. Paul. … Continue reading

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