Renew a License


Revised May 23, 2014

Note: It is the responsibility of an individual teacher to find appropriate clock hour opportunities. The Minnesota Board of Teaching and the Minnesota Department of Education do not pre-approve clock hour opportunities. The following resources are intended to help individuals find opportunities; however, it is ultimately up to the discretion of the local continuing education committee to approve any clock hour submissions.

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health (
The Minnesota Department of Education offers periodic training opportunities for reading: For more information please email Cory Stai at or call 651-582-8615
Minnesota Humanities Commission (
Independent School District #287 (
Professional Education Pal (
Professional Learning Board (
“Save Your License” Online Sessions: For more information please email Jim Glazer at

Whitewater Learning ( For additional information contact Ann Zweber Werner at or call 952-240-4478

The mandatory requirements currently in rule are:

• Positive Behavioral Intervention Strategies
• Accommodation, Modification and Adaptation of Curriculum, Materials and Instruction – Note: Typically, clock hour opportunities that relate to differentiated instruction will satisfy this requirement.
• Key Warning Signs for Early-Onset Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents
• Reading Preparation
• Technology
• Reflective Statement of Professional Accomplishment and Assessment of
• Professional Growth