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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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Apply by August 18 for “Grow Your Own” teacher program grant

Recruiting and hiring qualified teachers is one of the most important tasks facing school districts. As the teacher candidate pool in shortage areas continues to shrink, the Minnesota Legislature passed a grant program for school districts to be proactive and … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own grants available for school districts via the Teacher Shortage Act

Source: Minnesota Department of Education The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) opened up applications Thursday for the Grow Your Own Grant Opportunity. The Grow Your Own Grant is part of the MSBA-initiated Teacher Shortage Act. Per MDE: Funding is available to … Continue reading

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Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure meeting set for 1 p.m. webcast today

The Legislative Study Group on Educator Licensure is slated to meet from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today (Thursday, July 21) at the Minnesota Senate Building (Room 1200). The meeting is scheduled to be streamed via http://mnsenate.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=1.  The Minnesota Legislature established this 12-member group to recommend how … Continue reading

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KMSP News: Judge holds Minnesota Board of Teaching in contempt of court

Source: KMSP-TV The Minnesota Board of Teaching is in contempt of court. A Ramsey County judge made the unusual order on Friday, July 1, saying her “patience is at an end.” The contempt order criticizes the board for not following … Continue reading

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Applications open for Teacher Quality Partnership Program

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement recently opened applications for the Teacher Quality Partnership Program (TQP) to ensure all students have access to great educators who can help them succeed. TQP builds partnerships between high-need schools and … Continue reading

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Help with student loans now available for qualifying teachers

Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Teachers working in designated teacher shortage areas in Minnesota may now qualify for help with their student loan payments. The Minnesota Teacher Shortage Student Loan Repayment Program, created in 2015 by the state Legislature … Continue reading

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