Starting July 1, 2019 any completer (graduate) will fall under the new tiered licensing system. Spring graduates should apply for licensure (curriculum worksheet, DARS, and DIARY student placement report must be submitted to Diane Copple in Lommen Hall.
Tier 1: Bachelor’s degree, 1 yr, renewed up to 3 times, district and teacher apply jointly
Tier 2: Bachelor’s degree and enrollment in teacher prep, or Master’s degree, 2 yrs, renewed up to 3 times, district and teacher apply jointly
Tier 3: Bachelor’s degree and passing content and pedagogy scores, and completion of teacher prep program, 3 yrs, renewed indefinitely, teacher applies for license
Tier 4: Bachelor’s degree and completion of teacher prep program and passing scores on content pedagogy and basic skills and 3 yrs teaching experience in MN, and no improvement plan on most recent evaluation, 5 yrs, teacher applies for license
At the link there is a downloadable continuing education form that will need to be submitted.