Minnesota Teacher Licensure
Minnesota Educators License Requirements
NOTE: if you do substitute teaching or have a teaching position in a Minnesota elementary or secondary public school, you must hold a valid Minnesota teaching license. Minnesota does not have licensure reciprocity with any other state.
- Complete an approved teacher education program (meeting all NDSU Teacher Education requirements)
- Teachers who do not meet the requirements listed below, but otherwise meet all other licensure requirements, may be granted a one-year, non-renewable license, during which time these additional requirements must be met. The non-renewable license is for one academic school year and expire on June 30
- Complete a course in Human Relations Minnesota (offered at Concordia and available through Tri-College - Ed 439. Must be Senior standing.)
- Complete the PPST (Praxis I) and Principles of Learning and Teaching and Subject Assessments and Specialty Fields (Praxis II)
- Complete all application materials including a background check. Materials can be found at http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/EdExc/Licen/index.html or from the Certification Officer in FLC 210