Minnesota is a GREAT place to teach! Here are some resources to help you on your path to becoming licensed to teach special education in Minnesota. Use the form below to track your progress and keep moving forward.
Read the Out-of-State Applicant Information and Instruction document on the MDE, Licensing, Applicants Trained Out-of-State website.
Begin submitting your application for a Minnesota teaching license by logging on to the MDE Licensing Division Online Licensing System.
Be prepared to submit transcripts and other records to MDE licensing verifying you have met Minnesota special education licensure standards.
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.