Minnesota is a state in the Midwestern United States. Owing to its large number of lakes, the state is informally known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes.” The word Minnesota comes from the Dakota name for the Minnesota River.

The state’s first state park, Itasca State Park, was established in 1891, and is the source of the Mississippi River. Today it has72 state parks and recreation areas, 58 state forests covering about four million acres (16,000 km²), and numerous state wildlife preserves, all managed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Investing in our future is vitally important and strangely difficult. To better your ways of life with advancing technology, and to increase our country’s overall views toward the concept of acceptance, we need education to be a priority. Minnesota is one of a number of states that constantly revises its preparation programs for teachers. It achieved a high 90% success rate to put every highly qualified Minnesota certified teacher in a classroom by requiring educators to have a successful academic experience.

How to achieve teacher’s certification?

If you’re looking for information on how to become a teacher in Minnesota, you’ve come to the right place. You will need to fulfill all precondition coursework, teacher preparation, and testing requirements. Prerequisite start on at a university or a college with an educational degree in either schooling, or any other degree that makes up the central part instructional topic in the classrooms, under the patronage of a teacher preparation program.

The Minnesota Department of Education requires the subsequent to be relevant for teacher qualifications in the state of Minnesota:

· grasp a bachelor’s degree and more

· integral a state-approved teacher preparation agenda from an accredited institution

· contain passing scores on all required MTLE assessments

· all-encompassing an permitted Human Relations program

You can visit the given site for more details according to licensing http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/EdExc/Licen/index.html.

What are the required tests to be cleared?

You as a Candidate for Minnesota licensure are required to take the proper Minnesota Teacher Licensure Examination(s) (MTLE). As of September 1, 2010, all candidates must take the MTLE tests. Candidates for a first-time Minnesota classroom coaching license must pass the MTLE Basic Skills Test, a test of wide-ranging pedagogy, and a test of satisfied knowledge for the specific licensure field.

You can also apply for free online Praxis Study leads and Praxis Practice Tests, and a variety of preparation options to meet your individual needs, including prep classes, private tutoring, and online.

How to become a substitute teacher?

If you have a college degree but don’t qualify for a teaching certificate, you may consider reading how to become a substitute teacher in Minnesota on this webpage http://www.degreetree.com/resources/how-to-become-a-substitute-teacher-in-minnesota.

You may substitute teach while you attain your teaching credentials through an accredited online program.

State Certification Reciprocity

Out-of-state candidates applying for a Minnesota initial teaching license who have completed an approved program in another state leading to teaching licensure must complete and pass the Minnesota Basic Skills Test, a pedagogy test, and content knowledge subtexts specific to the requested licensing field in order to receive a teaching license. Visit the following website for details http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/EdExc/Licen/AppOutStateCountry/.

Argosy University, Twin CitiesSaint PaulMN55121Online
University of Northwestern, Saint PaulSaint PaulMN55113Online
Rasmussen College, EaganSaint CloudMN56301Online
Rasmussen College, St. CloudSaint CloudMN56301Online
Walden University, MinneapolisMinneapolisMN55401Online
Rasmussen College, Lake ElmoSaint CloudMN56301Online
Rasmussen College, Brooklyn Park / Maple GroveSaint CloudMN56301Online
Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon RapidsMinneapolisMN55433Campus
Augsburg CollegeMinneapolisMN55454Campus
Bemidji State UniversityBemidjiMN56601Campus
Bethany Lutheran CollegeMankatoMN56001Campus
Bethel University, MinnesotaSaint PaulMN55112Campus
Central Lakes CollegeBrainerdMN56401Campus
Century College, Saint PaulSaint PaulMN55110Campus
College of Saint BenedictSaint JosephMN56374Campus
Concordia College, MoorheadMoorheadMN56562Campus
Concordia University, Saint PaulSaint PaulMN55104Campus
Crown CollegeSaint BonifaciusMN55375Campus
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeSaint PeterMN56082Campus
Hamline UniversitySaint PaulMN55104Campus
Inver Hills Community CollegeInver Grove HeightsMN55076Campus
Itasca Community CollegeGrand RapidsMN55744Campus
Leech Lake Tribal CollegeCass LakeMN56633Campus
Macalester CollegeSaint PaulMN55105Campus
Martin Luther CollegeNew UlmMN56073Campus
Mesabi Range Community and Technical CollegeVirginiaMN55792Campus
Metropolitan State UniversitySaint PaulMN55106Campus
Minneapolis Community and Technical CollegeMinneapolisMN55403Campus
Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical, WinonaWinonaMN55987Campus
Minnesota State Community & Technical College, Fergus FallsFergus FallsMN56537Campus
Minnesota State University, MankatoMankatoMN56001Campus
Minnesota State University, MoorheadMoorheadMN56563Campus
Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Granite FallsGranite FallsMN56241Campus
Normandale Community CollegeMinneapolisMN55431Campus
North Central UniversityMinneapolisMN55404Campus
North Hennepin Community CollegeMinneapolisMN55445Campus
Northland Community and Technical CollegeThief River FallsMN56701Campus
Ridgewater College, WilmarWillmarMN56201Campus
Riverland Community CollegeAustinMN55912Campus
Rochester Community and Technical CollegeRochesterMN55904Campus
Saint Cloud State UniversitySaint CloudMN56301Campus
Saint Cloud Technical & Community CollegeSaint CloudMN56303Campus
Saint Johns UniversitySaint JosephMN56374Campus
Saint Mary's University of MinnesotaWinonaMN55987Campus
Southwest Minnesota State UniversityMarshallMN56258Campus
St. Catherine UniversitySaint PaulMN55105Campus
St. Olaf CollegeNorthfieldMN55057Campus
The College of Saint ScholasticaDuluthMN55811Campus
University of Minnesota, CrookstonCrookstonMN56716Campus
University of Minnesota, DuluthDuluthMN55812Campus
University of Minnesota, MorrisMorrisMN56267Campus
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesMinneapolisMN55455Campus
University of St Thomas, Saint PaulSaint PaulMN55105Campus
White Earth Tribal and Community CollegeMahnomenMN56557Campus
Winona State UniversityWinonaMN55987Campus


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