Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius, in collaboration the Board of Teaching, named members that served on a legislatively mandated Tiered Licensure Task Force. The Task Force was created during the 2011 Special Session and was charged with developing policy recommendations to implement a tiered licensure system in Minnesota.
These recommendations were presented to the Legislature in a report on February 15, 2012. Meetings of the Task Force were held on October 18, November 8, November 29, December 6, January 17, January 31 and February 7. Materials from the Task Force meetings including the final report and recommendations are posted below.