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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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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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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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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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